Things agreeable enough in small quantities, pall and cloy if the ration be overmuch augmented.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
So feeble and cloying is the venereal indulgence, if Love inspires it not.
"Plutarch's Morals" by Plutarch
But why doe I digresse the path I tread, Cloying your eares with that your eyes doe read?
"Seven Minor Epics of the English Renaissance (1596-1624)" by Dunstan Gale
The cloy of the seductive drug holds to that world of mystery, and they come to it again, and yet again.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
To draw an analogy from another sense, we might rejoin that the best champagne is "sec," all the superfluous, cloying sugar being removed.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
No diffidence cloyed his manner now.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Paradise without a spice of deviltry would cloy.
"The Lord of Misrule" by Alfred Noyes
April is that part of the season that never cloys upon the palate.
"A Year in the Fields" by John Burroughs
Their senses, cloyed by grief, knew that whatever it was of ill-omen, it could not touch them now.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
It is sweet, but its breath is heavy and cloying; it takes away sleep and fills the brain with stupor.
"The Flower Princess" by Abbie Farwell Brown
Life is a fixed, discerning light,
A knowing joy;
No chance or fit, but ever bright
And calm and full, yet doth not cloy.
"Quickness" by Henry Vaughan
Sheen will tarnish, honey cloy,
And merry is only a mask of sad,
But, sober on a fund of joy,
The woods at heart are glad.
"Waldeinsamkeit" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
HE. Specious foil!
That parries every stroke before 'tis made.
Yet surfeit's self doth not more surely cloy
Than endless fasting.
"A Dialogue At Fiesole" by Alfred Austin
It is that thou thro' future years
May meet with very much of joy,
And just a little grief, because
Continued happiness will cloy.
"To Miss - -" by Thomas Frederick Young
When God on Sodom, in his ire,
And on Gomorrah, rain'd down fire,
His wrathful vengeance was not cloy'd,
Until Zeboïm was destroy'd :
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
"A thoughtful Spirit taught me soon
That we must long till life be done;
That every phase of earthly joy
Will always fade and always cloy--
"How beautiful the Earth is still" by Emily Jane Bronte
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'Sunshine Cleaning' can't scrub away cloying indie cliches, cheap plot gimmicks.
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Most daiquiris are cloyingly sweet and filled with booze, but make your own for a much lighter version of this classic cocktail.
Lesser Belgian beers hammer the tongue with cloying flavors reminiscent of fruitcake.
") and the cloying (Sandra Boynton's "Yay You.
Let's start with the fruit: the cloyingly sweet, brighter-than-life lumps of red, green and yellow that dare you to guess their identity.
The glazed yeast doughnuts are dark, fragrant and honeyed — a quality that should not be confused with cloying sweetness.
Saturday Night' w/ Mark E. Short and… Sweet, Sincere, Cloying, Beautiful: Oscar Nominees, in Brief.
The humor community of the kinder and gentler 90's is being swept by waves of touchy-feely caution and cloying cuteness.
Japanese sweet potatoes are an alternative to the cloying charms of the average yellow-fleshed type.
But the songs are so marred by the singer's effete, cloying vocals as to render all of them virtually unlistenable.
Gifted actors wasted on cloying, convoluted play.
Japanese sweet potato es are an alternative to the cloying charms of the average yellow-fleshed type.