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Then we are again overgrown boys, beings of inferior race and incapable of being civilized.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
There were great overgrown shrubs on either side of the gate just outside the factory grounds.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But Brindle tarried behind and foraged for her supper by nibbling the grass from the overgrown dooryard.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Here a fence ran close to the road and the corners were overgrown with weeds and brush, making a safe hiding place.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The procession, preceded by Bob on his feathered steed, passed through a chasm overgrown with brambles.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
A cowardly, overgrown boy, terrified at to-morrow's punishment for the prank he has played!
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Once there had been a path to the road, but this was now overgrown, and the doorsteps had rotted away.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The kingly power among the Jews was checked and hedged by other powers, so that an overgrown tyranny was difficult and unusual.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
He was like a granite rock, which the sweet grass has overgrown, and from whose crevices peep lovely wild flowers.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
M. Courrire speaks of him very happily as "an overgrown child who seems to be lost in a wholly unfamiliar world."
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
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