over work

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  • Once or twice there were head-shaking warnings from the principal about the dangers of over-work.

    Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  • Willy was clever and quick at everything, but this way of getting over work is not really satisfactory.

  • Usually people suffer most from seasickness who come aboard weary from over-work or nervous exhaustion.

    The Harris-Ingram Experiment | Charles E. Bolton
  • He seldom gives over work till after one, and sometimes goes on till three.

    Can You Forgive Her? | Anthony Trollope
  • Condemned to the slow suicide of over-work, he gave his life a conscious offering to freedom.

    Starr King in California | William Day Simonds

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