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  • n. Plural form of flowing.


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  • Just in time for? uestlove of the Legendary Roots Crew to hit the DJ Booth to keep the vibes flowings.

    Salters Scene: Fela! On Broadway Original Cast Recording Release Party «

  • But who would wish to drain off or dry up a refreshing current, because it now-and-then puts us to some little inconvenience by its over-flowings?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The heart, both of the master and the man, were alike subject to sudden over-flowings; — a short silence ensued.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Scott Fitzgerald traced the ebbings and flowings of several of his breakdowns, describing in the process the backing off from friends and social ties of all sorts, endless and fearful sleeping, obsessive list making, the great effort required for even the slightest of everyday transactions, and the frenetic pace that led up to the “cracking”:

    Touched with Fire

  • - H3r - time, they Queis meliore luto finxit praecordia Titan {146}, are better content to suppresse the out-flowings of their wit, then by publishing them, to be accounted Knights of the same order.

    Defence of Poesie

  • But I am exposed on the shore, at another time on the ocean's surge, borne about by many ebbings and flowings of the waves, unwept, unburied; but at present I am hastening on my dear mother's account, having left my body, borne aloft this day already the third, [3] for so long has my wretched mother been present in this territory of the Chersonese from Troy.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • I shall only add one circumstance: that the dominion of the sea is nowhere more extensive; that it carries many currents in this direction and in that; and its ebbings and flowings are not confined to the shore, but it penetrates into the heart of the country, and works its way among hills and mountains, as though it were in its own domain.

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus

  • [Sidenote: _Herodianus_.] the more part of Britaine in those daies (as Herodianus writeth) was full of fens & maresh ground, by reason of the often flowings and

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (4 of 8) The Fovrth Booke Of The Historie Of England

  • During the short historic period there was no record of such an event; still it would seem to be only through the collision of dark suns, of which the number must be increasing, that a temporary rejuvenescence of the heavens was possible, and by such ebbings and flowings of stellar life that the inevitable end to which evolution in its apparently uncompensated progress was carrying us could, even for a little, be delayed.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 819, September 12, 1891

  • The meal was prolonged: the fare was only tolerable; but the over-flowings of affection made it delicious.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete


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