EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOUNT

It was strange that from the fount of joy sorrow was thrown up.

The sovereign was not only the fount of honour, but of wealth!

That which keeps the world going, the fount of life, is folly.

Uncle Katoma cut a dry spray from a tree, and flung it into the fount.

They reached me as from some solemn sanctuary, a fount of inspiration.

The cathedral, a fount of superstition, must find no place in his life.

They committed gaucheries, but the fount thereof was kindliness.

How are fount, fountain, and spring used in the figurative sense?

The 'customs' are rivers that 'go on forever' flowing from the fount of the soul.

In spite of her weariness and aching limbs, there was a fount of joy in her heart.

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