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  • Record harvests nationwide and a flood of cheap imports from Canada created an enormous glut of potatoes.†   (source)
  • 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).†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The cocaine was easy to come by, for the invention of crack coincided with a Colombian cocaine glut.†   (source)
  • One doesn't simply glut oneself on blood.†   (source)
  • Was I supposed to know there was going to be a glut?†   (source)
  • Its electric doors whooshed open and a glut of passengers spilled out.†   (source)
  • He smelled the delicate aroma of her fever and breathed it in, as if trying to glut himself with the intimacy of her body.†   (source)
  • Everybody had their noses stuck in their phones trying to sift through the glut of messages.†   (source)
  • Sinking back to the litter's cushions, the ambassador slid beneath his samite covers like a glutted snake returning to its burrow.†   (source)
  • 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. alone, swollen till the mountains could no longer hold her up and the darkness could not contain her.†   (source)
  • Just looking at them reminds me of Christmas and the sticky feeling after eating too many, the surfeit and glut.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Our glut of good fortune was enough to make us choke.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He was glutted, but he thought to himself, I'll finish up those pancakes if it's the last thing I do.†   (source)
  • Even the farmers of New England found their products a glut on the market, their export outlets having been closed.†   (source)
  • I didn't even know what a glut was in those days.†   (source)
  • …shoulder or in the factory side streets, and they wedge themselves onto the concrete island between the expressway and the pocked boulevard, feeling the wind come chilling in and gazing above the wash of standard rip-roar traffic to a billboard floating in the gloom—an advertising sign scaffolded high above the river-bank and meant to attract the doped-over glances of commuters on the trains that run incessantly down from the northern suburbs into the thick of Manhattan money and glut.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • By midday, the grandstand and clubhouse were glutted, so Vanderbilt redirected fans by the thousands into the infield.†   (source)
  • Prusias had grown since Walpurgisnacht, gorging and glutting himself on the bodies and spirits of his own kind.†   (source)
  • To glut himself upon the life of an entire family was to me Lestat's supreme act of utter contempt and disregard for all he should have seen with a vampire's depth.†   (source)
  • My youth was a glut of words, a circus of ideas nurtured by parents dedicated to diplomas and the production of professionals from the tribe of children they sired.†   (source)
  • I was beginning to think that the schools in Beaufort were glutted with black kids who did not know where to search for their behinds, who were so appallingly ignorant that their minds rotted in their skulls, and that the schools merely served as daytime detention camps for thousands of children who would never extract anything from a book, except a page to blow their noses or wipe their butts.†   (source)
  • Moreover, I had come back glutted and a little chastened; with the resolve to go slow.†   (source)
  • The boy grew blind with love and desire: the cup of his heart was glutted with all this wonder.†   (source)
  • Too soon the moment of ravenous identity is over, and the appetite for happiness, and happiness, and still more happiness is glutted.†   (source)
  • The fountain, ringed with a thick bracelet of ice, played at quarter-strength a sheening glut of ice-blue water.†   (source)
  • She sat silent, intent on nothing, while the baby, already glutted with milk, whimpered because he had lost the friendly nipple.†   (source)
  • Glutted.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I had no more appetites to glut; no more stings in me with which to poison people; no more sharp teeth and clutching hands or desire to feel the pear and the grape and the sun beating down from the orchard wall.†   (source)
  • And yet, there was surging into these chosen hills the strong thrust of the world, like a kissing tide, which swings lazily in with a slapping glut of waters, and recoils into its parent crescent strength, to be thrown farther inward once again.†   (source)
  • I am glutted with natural happiness.†   (source)
  • His thin face, beneath the jutting globular head, grinned constantly, glutting his features with wide, lapping, receding, returning, idiot smiles.†   (source)
  • Now they paused in their song as if glutted with sound, as if the fullness of midday had gorged them.†   (source)
  • It began to rain—rain incessant, spouting, torrential rain, fell among the reeking hills, leaving grass and foliage drowned upon the slopes, starting the liquid avalanche of earth upon a settlement, glutting lean rocky mountain-streams to a foaming welter of yellow flood.†   (source)
  • I am glutted with sensations.†   (source)
  • I am glutted with natural happiness; and wish sometimes that the fullness would pass from me and the weight of the sleeping house rise, when we sit reading, and I stay the thread at the eye of my needle.†   (source)
  • Feast your eyes, glut your soul on my cursed ugliness!†   (source)
  • At first he was like a wild beast that has glutted itself; he was in a dull stupor of satisfaction.†   (source)
  • The market for "sitters" was glutted that afternoon, however, and there was no place for Jurgis.†   (source)
  • That terrible and deadly weapon was glutted in vengeance.†   (source)
  • I opened my mouth wide, and my lungs glutted themselves on the fresh particles.†   (source)
  • As for material of this sort, there was a glut of it always around Arthur.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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?†   (source)
  • The appetite of the World-Market grew with what it fed on: the countries within the ring of 'civilisation' (that is, organised misery) were glutted with the abortions of the market, and force and fraud were used unsparingly to 'open up' countries outside that pale.†   (source)
  • I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery.†   (source)
  • …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.†   (source)
  • …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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • My food is not that of man; I do not destroy the lamb and the kid to glut my appetite; acorns and berries afford me sufficient nourishment.†   (source)
  • If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.†   (source)
  • —do not nag me to glut and dull my heart with food and drink!†   (source)
  • 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!†   (source)
  • That fair white flesh my spear will cut to pieces: then you'll glut with fat and lean the dogs and carrion birds of the Trojan land!†   (source)
  • Captains, lords of Danaans, how you all were fated here, across the sea from home, to glut wild dogs in this rich realm of Troy!†   (source)
  • Akhilleus went into that battle wild to engage great Hektor, son of Priam, with whose blood his heart and soul desired to glut the wargod.†   (source)
  • My fear is less for the dead body of Patroklos— glutting the dogs and birds he may be, soon— than for my life and yours, in mortal peril.†   (source)
  • Then let me see if Hektor in his flashing helm exults when we appear on the precarious field, or if a certain Trojan, fallen by the shipways, ' gluts the dogs and birds with flesh and fat!†   (source)
  • As between men and lions there are none, no concord between wolves and sheep, but all hold one another hateful through and through, so there can be no courtesy between us, no sworn truce, till one of us is down and glutting with his blood the wargod Ares.†   (source)
  • Like wolves, carnivorous and fierce and tireless, who rend a great stag on a mountainside and feed on him, their jaws reddened with blood, loping in a pack to drink springwater, lapping the dark rim up with slender tongues, their chops a-drip with fresh blood, their hearts unshaken ever, and their bellies glutted: such were the Myrmidons and their officers, running to form up round Akhilleus' brave companion-in-arms.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • …were still alive,
    all who died on the wide plain of Troy those years ago,
    far from the stallion-land of Argos.
    And still,
    much as I weep for all my men, grieving sorely,
    time and again, sitting here in the royal halls,
    now indulging myself in tears, now brushing tears away—
    the grief that numbs the spirit gluts us quickly—
    for none of all those comrades, pained as I am,
    do I grieve as much for one ….
    that man who makes sleep hateful, even food,
    as I pore over his memory.†   (source)
  • Under orders he'd sent
    a fourth to town, with hog in tow for the gorging suitors
    to slaughter off and glut themselves with pork.
    Suddenly—those snarling dogs spotted Odysseus,
    charged him fast—a shatter of barks—but Odysseus
    sank to the ground at once, he knew the trick:
    the staff dropped from his hand but here and now,
    on his own farm, he might have taken a shameful mauling.
    Yes, but the swineherd, quick to move, dashed for the gate,
    flinging his oxhide down, rushed the dogs…†   (source)
  • The mastiff mauls the bundle clumsily and gluts himself with growling greed, crunching the bones.†   (source)
  • Whatever satisfies souls is true; Prudence entirely satisfies the craving and glut of souls, Itself only finally satisfies the soul, The soul has that measureless pride which revolts from every lesson but its own.†   (source)
  • …excitement, and rack'd by the war-strife,) These to procure incessantly asking, rising in cries from my heart, While yet incessantly asking still I adhere to my city, Day upon day and year upon year O city, walking your streets, Where you hold me enchain'd a certain time refusing to give me up, Yet giving to make me glutted, enrich'd of soul, you give me forever faces; (O I see what I sought to escape, confronting, reversing my cries, see my own soul trampling down what it ask'd for.†   (source)
  • …for primal energies and Nature's dauntlessness, I refresh'd myself with it only, I could relish it only, I waited the bursting forth of the pent fire—on the water and air waited long; But now I no longer wait, I am fully satisfied, I am glutted, I have witness'd the true lightning, I have witness'd my cities electric, I have lived to behold man burst forth and warlike America rise, Hence I will seek no more the food of the northern solitary wilds, No more the mountains roam or sail…†   (source)
  • If you in pity grant this one request, My death shall glut the hatred of his breast.†   (source)
  • He'll be hang'd yet, Though every drop of water swear against it, And gape at wid'st to glut him.†   (source)
  • Now let him perish, since you hold it good, And glut the Trojans with his pious blood.†   (source)
  • Or does my glutted spleen at length relent?†   (source)
  • No more, my friend; Here let our glutted execution end.†   (source)
  • So, when he had occasion to be seen, He was but as the cuckoo is in June, Heard, not regarded; seen, but with such eyes As, sick and blunted with community, Afford no extraordinary gaze, Such as is bent on sun-like majesty When it shines seldom in admiring eyes; But rather drowsed, and hung their eyelids down, Slept in his face, and render'd such aspect As cloudy men use to their adversaries, Being with his presence glutted, gorged, and full.†   (source)
  • …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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Childless thou art, childless remain: so Death Shall be deceived his glut, and with us two Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.†   (source)
  • Immediate in a flame, But soon obscured with smoke, all Heaven appeared, From those deep-throated engines belched, whose roar Embowelled with outrageous noise the air, And all her entrails tore, disgorging foul Their devilish glut, chained thunderbolts and hail Of iron globes; which, on the victor host Levelled, with such impetuous fury smote, That, whom they hit, none on their feet might stand, Though standing else as rocks, but down they fell By thousands, Angel on Arch-Angel rolled;…†   (source)
  • Thou, at the sight Pleased, out of Heaven shalt look down and smile, While, by thee raised, I ruin all my foes; Death last, and with his carcase glut the grave; Then, with the multitude of my redeemed, Shall enter Heaven, long absent, and return, Father, to see thy face, wherein no cloud Of anger shall remain, but peace assured And reconcilement: wrath shall be no more Thenceforth, but in thy presence joy entire.†   (source)
  • Mix'd with the Greeks, we go with ill presage, Flatter'd with hopes to glut our greedy rage; Unknown, assaulting whom we blindly meet, And strew with Grecian carcasses the street.†   (source)
  • Torn by wild horses on the sandy shore, Another's crimes th' unhappy hunter bore, Glutting his father's eyes with guiltless gore.†   (source)
  • Not such the Trojans tried me, when, inclos'd, I singly their united arms oppos'd: First forc'd an entrance thro' their thick array; Then, glutted with their slaughter, freed my way.†   (source)
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