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How to use overtaxing in a sentence

The effort to carry food, water and cartridges to the firing lines is already overtaxing the Corps.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
Dont you suppose I can see how you are overtaxing your strength?
THE BEST POLICYELLIOTT FLOWER
Not a countenance but wore that immobile look, the fixed, unseeing eye of the spent runner, who is overtaxing heart and lungs.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
The apparent delight with which he entered on the work removed from my mind all thought of overtaxing a friendship.
AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
Moreover, carrying full loads does not constitute such an overtaxing as calls for the higher rates.
ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMIC THEORYJOHN BATES CLARK
At home, they were lenient magistrates and prudent landlords, never overtaxing their tenantry, and rarely enforcing the game-laws.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 453VARIOUS
His parents had a great dread of overtaxing young brains, and lessons were never made irksome to any of their children.
THE STORY OF BADEN-POWELLHAROLD BEGBIE
He became aware that the girl had been overtaxing her strength of late, and suggested a few weeks of recreation among new novels.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
Overtaxing the generative powers of the male is another cause of deterioration.
THE AMERICAN REFORMED CATTLE DOCTORGEORGE DADD
One does not undergo weeks of mental strain and dismay without overtaxing the strength.
THE SOCIALISTCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL

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