Definitions

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  • n. skyful

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Examples

  • She was overwhelmed with a sense of a heavenful of riches.

    Women in Love

  • And it was only when I had lain myself upon leaves for my bed, my head on my caftan, a rill for my lullaby, and two stars, which alone I could see out of the heavenful, for my watch-lights; and only when my eyes were already closed toward slumber, that a sudden strong thought pierced and woke me: for I remembered that Leda was the name of a Greek woman who had borne twins.

    The Purple Cloud

  • He saw a heavenful of stars for a moment, and then saw nothing for a long time.

    Vrouw Grobelaar and Her Leading Cases Seventeen Short Stories

  • In a breath you are out from under the pine trees, and a whole heavenful of stars reels and flashes overhead.

    Essays of Travel

  • a heavenful of brilliant cloud-creatures, we were sailing over Lake

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 59, September, 1862

  • Thompson, your butler, is worth a whole heavenful of angels, for it was he who asked me if I would come in and wait for your return -- ask him, if you doubt my word. "

    Phyllis of Philistia

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