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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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  • Afghanistan confident ahead of Scotland game
    Afghanistan will go into their World Cup clash against Scotland brimming with confidence after pushing former champions Sri Lanka in their previous match, batsman Javed Ahmadi said Wednesday. The Afghans, making their World Cup debut, had Sri Lanka on the ropes last weekend before a Mahela Jayawardene century spared their blushes in a four-wicket triumph. Ahmadi s Read more on this news related to 'Brimming'
  • Calderon brimming with confidence
    Al Wasl coach Gabriel Calderon was left brimming with delight with the prospect of better days ahead following his side’s 4-0 thrashing of defending champions Al Ahli in 16th week action of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) late on Friday. Uzbekistan turned Brazilian Fabio De Lima scored a brace, while Caio Correa and substitute Abdullah Kazim scored one each in a d Read more on this news related to 'Brimming'
  • Bring on Dortmund, says Juve coach Allegri
    Juventus are brimming with confidence ahead of taking their first step towards a possible Champions League last eight spot when they host Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, coach Massimiliano Allegri said. Juve warmed up for their last 16 first leg against the Bundesliga side with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Atalanta in Turin on Friday when Andrea Pirlo hit the winner o Read more on this news related to 'Brimming'

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