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If you want him yourself—and so it appears—now it can be brought about; only I should not be overhasty in your case.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
So he drew back and waited awhile, thinking he had been overhasty.
CHILDREN OF THE DAWNELSIE FINNIMORE BUCKLEY
"You are overhasty, and forget yourself, Pedro," he said at length.
UNDER THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNERF. S. BRERETON
I have come to the conclusion, young ladies, that I was overhasty in my judgment.
DANDELION COTTAGECARROLL WATSON RANKIN
He did, indeed, blame the Egyptian's overhasty action; but he gave no orders for following up the galley.
A THORNY PATH [PER ASPERA], COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Thus they would cut off their goodly promise of overhasty thirst for glory.
THE DANISH HISTORY, BOOKS I-IXSAXO GRAMMATICUS ("SAXO THE LEARNED")
How aptly has Matthew Arnold said, “O man, how true are thine instincts, how overhasty thine interpretation of them!”
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
The general glanced slightly at the overhasty speaker, and then at the written examination which the squire handed to him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 369, JULY 1846VARIOUS
Such an example will be more efficacious than overhasty or superficial intervention, however well intentioned it might be.
NEW YORK TIMES, CURRENT HISTORY, VOL 1, ISSUE 1VARIOUS
Our first emotions are not under our own power; we are often overhasty before we are able to reflect.
MEMOIRS OF LEONORA CHRISTINALEONORA CHRISTINA ULFELDT
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