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About five miles from Monticello Harry overtook the scouting party, now on their way back to that city.
From the moral nature of man proceeded all the evils that overtook his constitution in consequence of sin.
They had not quite gained the ridge referred to when the danger that Quentin feared overtook them.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
They paused for a salmon dinner at Reitz's camp, where the pack train overtook and passed them, then plodded on again.
In the yard a quick step behind her overtook her, and she found herself looking into the flushed, agitated face of the new boy.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
On the walk home that noon, Harold, as was frequently the case, overtook her.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
The persons I met or overtook upon the road were not altogether in unison with what I must call the romance of the scene.
Even Harold Day, who overtook her, found her so absorbed in her own thoughts that she was anything but her usual talkative self.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
By three o'clock of the last day, we turned our faces towards home, and by rare luck, overtook a man who lived upon Fitz.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
His career is now stopped, and that justice and doom which overtook a Burke and a Hare are his last and only portion.

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