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It was as if the splendour of life might boil over and waste to steam and froth.

While this tempest was struggling to boil over into action, Carlotta appeared.

Uncle Remus seemed to boil over with argumentative indignation.

"Don't want my supper to boil over, or to burn," he remarked.

I know it is; or the kettle is sure to boil over, or something.

The Squire was beginning to boil over; but he tried to keep his temper in.

My indignation was ready to boil over; I could have wept or stamped with annoyance.

Men in a passion should be treated like kettles—when they boil over, they should be taken off.

Just think how much worse you'd boil if you had anything to boil over.

To clean the frying pan, fill it with water and let it boil over, then hang it up to dry.

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