Definitions

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  • adj. which flows unceasingly

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Examples

  • Rev. Coffin replied, Mr. President, it is up to us to proclaim that 'Justice shall roll down like waters and righteousness like an everflowing stream.

    Religion

  • And with the prophet Amos, we envision a renewed society wherein "justice rolls down like living waters and righteousness like an everflowing stream."

    Poverty / Hunger

  • (The next-longest piece was Jacob Weisberg's review of three of the latest of the everflowing series of political books with which we have been inundated -- every one of which the Book Review finds it necessary to cover.)

    Book Reviewing

  • Zephyr, from the everflowing spring which pours down unfouled thrice pour an offering of water, but make a fourth libation of wine.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Doubtless his heart must have deeply suffered; his behaviour denotes the keenness of his woe; his eyes are everflowing fountains of tears; his bosom the habitation of sighs; five hundred leagues hath he measured in a pilgrimage to her tomb; nightly he visits the dreary vault where she now lies at rest; her solitary grave is his couch; he converses with darkness and the dead, until each lonely aisle re-echoes his distress.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Such souls live so far out of the main current that they are not borne away by the doctrines of society; they dwell beside some clear spring of everflowing water, without seeking to leave the green shade; happy to listen to the echoes of the infinite in everything around them and in their own souls, waiting in patience to take their flight for heaven, while they look with pity upon those of earth.

    Father Goriot

  • These brothers, after enduring a brief pain, have now drunk of everflowing life, in terms of God's covenant; but thou shalt receive by God's judgment the just penalty of thine arrogance.

    Our Man In Heaven: An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews

  • He had a nostalgic vision of his corner table, with the newspaper and the chessboard and the everflowing gin.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Refresh, O friend, thy soul with the everflowing waters of treasure-bestowing wisdom.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 16 [Supplement]

  • We invite you to the lovely streams and beautiful fountains whose everflowing waters leap out in plenty, and hope as flows their bubbling streams, so may the love of your hearts made one always flow to the end.

    Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses; With Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives

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