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  • filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears"

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* When you wish to instruct, be brief that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

* Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

* When you wish to instruct, be brief that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Cicero


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  • Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski, brimming with swagger, could cause problems for Duke
    After dominating against UCLA, Polish center looks to help Bulldogs to first Final Four. Read more on this news related to 'Brimming'
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  • Chelsea buzzing ahead of PSG return, says Cahill
    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea are brimming with confidence and, fortified by a seven-day break, go into Wednesday's Champions League last-16 return match as favourites to knock Paris St Germain out for the second season in a row. Defender Gary Cahill says "there's a great buzz" around Stamford Bridge after the Londoners followed thei Read more on this news related to 'Brimming'

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