brimming over

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References in classic literature ?
It is this, it is this that oppresses my soul, When I think of my uncle's last words: And my heart is like nothing so much as a bowl Brimming over with quivering curds!
that little girl who seemed to me brimming over with mystic forces
Gilbert arrived at dusk, brimming over with congratulations, for he had called at Orchard Slope and heard the news.