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But the undertakers should make no private advantage of such an overplus; there might be ways enough found for it.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
Consider man, as Metchnikoff describes him, with his overplus of sex energy.
The dam was full, and through a cut-off the overplus water was escaping with a roar.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
There is also an overplus of conversation through the thing that seems like talking at a mark for $2 a week.
What I was goin' to ask you, Cap'n Sproul, was whether there ain't an overplus in some departments?
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
I am careless, improvident, uncautious, happy out of sheer well-being and overplus of physical energy.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
His business is no longer to produce the supplies for his family and to share the small overplus with society.
THE HOLY EARTHL. H. BAILEY
The overplus, if any, to be given in bread to the poor of the parish that the trustees may consider proper objects of relief.
We have an overplus of native demagogues, fanatics, ultraists, disunionists and bigots—without importing any from Europe.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
Surplus, sur′plus, n. the overplus: excess above what is required.
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