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  • The city has a glut of office space.
  • Patients are easily confused by a glut of unvetted information on the Internet.
  • a glut of unsold inventory
  • Its electric doors whooshed open and a glut of passengers spilled out.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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  • Bluffton is a town of matchless serenity, a town thick with glinting, towering magnolias, impressive oaks, sloughs glutted with wildflowers, peeling but remarkably attractive houses.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Our glut of good fortune was enough to make us choke.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Just looking at them reminds me of Christmas and the sticky feeling after eating too many, the surfeit and glut.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • As my eyes grew more accustomed to the moon-flecked scene, I could pick out several shaggy forms stretched under the trees, glutted and peaceful.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The grass was overrun with Hitler Youths, parents, and a glut of brown-shirted leaders.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • At first he was like a wild beast that has glutted itself; he was in a dull stupor of satisfaction.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle

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  • Having left USC a few credits short, he had no college degree, a critical asset in a job market glutted with veterans and former war production workers.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Given that the city had a population of just under 700,000, there was an obvious glut of addicts.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • And Texas could only stand and watch helplessly as the oil glut manifested itself and the price per barrel began to slide downward to an ultimate low of around $9.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Was I supposed to know there was going to be a glut? I didn’t even know what a glut was in those days.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • My own lady never let me glut my eyes on my own son, but bled me to death first.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • He’ll be hang’d yet, Though every drop of water swear against it, And gape at wid’st to glut him.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • She sat silent, intent on nothing, while the baby, already glutted with milk, whimpered because he had lost the friendly nipple.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • I opened my mouth wide, and my lungs glutted themselves on the fresh particles.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • I doubt you two will quit, though, being what you are, till one of you is down and glutting leather-covered Ares, god of battle, with your blood!
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The mastiff mauls the bundle clumsily and gluts himself with growling greed, crunching the bones.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • As for material of this sort, there was a glut of it always around Arthur.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • Charlotte treated him ill, because Noah did; and Mrs. Sowerberry was his decided enemy, because Mr. Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the grain department of a brewery.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • Little she knew of or cared for towers, or rings, or anything devised by mind or hand, who only desired death for all others, mind and body, and for herself a glut of life.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • He was glutted, but he thought to himself, I’ll finish up those pancakes if it’s the last thing I do.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • One doesn’t simply glut oneself on blood.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • Feast your eyes, glut your soul on my cursed ugliness!
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Along with this came the cyclical crisis of glutted markets and a shrinking consumer base, where more was being produced by fewer people (as the new technology could only integrate a few).
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Even the farmers of New England found their products a glut on the market, their export outlets having been closed.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Then I cried and cried, glutting my heart with joy and self-pity.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • But it was more than a body count; the lies devoured white hearts, and for more than two hundred years white people had worked to fill their emptiness; they tried to glut the hollowness with patriotic wars and with great technology and the wealth it brought.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • That terrible and deadly weapon was glutted in vengeance.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • But for the miscreant exile who returned Minded in flames and ashes to blot out His father’s city and his father’s gods, And glut his vengeance with his kinsmen’s blood, Or drag them captive at his chariot wheels— For Polyneices ’tis ordained that none Shall give him burial or make mourn for him, But leave his corpse unburied, to be meat For dogs and carrion crows, a ghastly sight.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • This stunning innovation, so similar in nature to something we might come across in the National Enquirer or the Star, made us feel a little weary, glutted in an insubstantial way, as after a junk food spree.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • As predators, we have a glut of weapons in our physical arsenal — much, much more than really necessary.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • …oppressed and the feeble, in employing the collective power for that grand duty of opening workshops for all arms, schools for all aptitudes, and laboratories for all degrees of intelligence, in augmenting salaries, diminishing trouble, balancing what should be and what is, that is to say, in proportioning enjoyment to effort and a glut to need; in a word, in evolving from the social apparatus more light and more comfort for the benefit of those who suffer and those who are ignorant.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He smelled the delicate aroma of her fever and breathed it in, as if trying to glut himself with the intimacy of her body.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Giving himself repeated daily shots of canine insulin in the abdomen, arm, or leg, Woolf almost certainly spent his days boomeranging between insulin gluts and deficits.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Childless thou art, childless remain: so Death Shall be deceived his glut, and with us two Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • …dimmer but yet eager Titanic life gazing and struggling on walls and ceilings; the long vistas of white forms whose marble eyes seemed to hold the monotonous light of an alien world: all this vast wreck of ambitious ideals, sensuous and spiritual, mixed confusedly with the signs of breathing forgetfulness and degradation, at first jarred her as with an electric shock, and then urged themselves on her with that ache belonging to a glut of confused ideas which check the flow of emotion.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • …the year, but more plentiful in March, and a little before and after; for we are told by a grave author, an eminent French physician, that fish being a prolifick dyet, there are more children born in Roman Catholick countries about nine months after Lent, the markets will be more glutted than usual, because the number of Popish infants, is at least three to one in this kingdom, and therefore it will have one other collateral advantage, by lessening the number of Papists among us.
    Jonathan Swift  --  A Modest Proposal
  • The cocaine was easy to come by, for the invention of crack coincided with a Colombian cocaine glut.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Record harvests nationwide and a flood of cheap imports from Canada created an enormous glut of potatoes.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The fountain, ringed with a thick bracelet of ice, played at quarter-strength a sheening glut of ice-blue water.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Too soon the moment of ravenous identity is over, and the appetite for happiness, and happiness, and still more happiness is glutted.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Sinking back to the litter’s cushions, the ambassador slid beneath his samite covers like a glutted snake returning to its burrow.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Mighty, glorious Spirit, who hast vouchsafed to me Thine apparition, who knowest my heart and my soul, why fetter me to the felon-comrade, who feeds on mischief and gluts himself with ruin?
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • If you in pity grant this one request, My death shall glut the hatred of his breast.
    Virgil  --  The Aeneid
  • The first thing that strikes the observation is an innumerable multitude of men all equal and alike, incessantly endeavoring to procure the petty and paltry pleasures with which they glut their lives.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • And no one was able ever to answer it with much precision, until at the end, quite suddenly, quite unexpectedly, our terrible foe collapsed before us, and we were so glutted with victory that in our folly we threw it away.
    Winston Churchill  --  Their Finest Hour
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