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With stern love, overturn them, or help to overturn them, when they become cruel to a single—the humblest—human being.
THE GHOSTWILLIAM. D. O'CONNOR
But even if I was debarred from bringing the man to punishment, I could break his power, and overturn his plans.
THE DEVIL'S OWNRANDALL PARRISH
They would be for arming bands of men to overturn the government.
It does not shrink, and quake, and grow pale lest the response should overturn some ancient notion.
In a word, I have reason to conclude, that if you survive me, you will overturn every thing that I have done.
At a given signal each player dashes towards his opponent, and strives to overturn his hoop.
We had no domestic throne to overturn, no privileged orders to cast down, no violent changes of property to encounter.
A time at length arrives when the stability vanishes, and the slightest shock will overturn the government.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
That they dare not, for fear the coachman should overturn them to-morrow.
THE BEAUX-STRATAGEMGEORGE FARQUHAR
He is thankful that he received no injury by the overturn of his carriage a week ago!

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