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Usually they enfeeble the sympathies, and often overlie and smother them.

The rocks that overlie the coal measures contain fossils of these gigantic animals.

Thick Tertiary deposits, probably Miocene, overlie the middle portions of the west coast.

These mountains are believed to overlie vast store of subterranean wealth in the form of petroleum.

The feathers which overlie the whole body and bear the color pattern are called contour-feathers.

The older deposits often occupy very elevated districts, which they overlie throughout a large extent of surface.

The pineal process grows forwards so as to overlie the parapineal process.

These rocks have suffered thrusting and the shales are thus made in places to overlie the sandstones.

Yet something like this confusion seems to overlie the discussion of economics in connection with war.

Nothing could overlie such a fellow; a kind of base success was written on his brow.

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