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The captains huge hand, swinging back, overset the bottle, that gurgled out its life-blood.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
With these words he left her; and, though abashed and overset, she found no sensation so powerful as joy for the safety of Edgar.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
But the very theory of our Government will be overset by a reversal of the rule which I have attempted to describe.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
He came, with a part of his army composed of those very Catholics, to overset the power of a Popish prince.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
There was about this letter an absence of sentiment, and an absence of threat, and an absence of fuss, which almost overset her.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
One musket and two bayonets were missing, which they said were lost by the canoe in which they came from Tethuroa having overset.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
He had been once before overset in consequence of a similar inattention, and then had lost one man.
THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAYARTHUR PHILLIP
Could we now get to Kuttenberg before the old Marshal, his design were overset altogether.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
It makes them extremely leeward, makes them sink deep into the seas, makes them labour in foul weather, and ofttimes overset.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
But no sooner was this political vessel launched from the stocks, than it overset, even in the lifetime of the builder.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE

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