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They drank till from very surfeit they fell down stricken; and three hundred died, slain by the element of life.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Then the wild beasts hid in the thickets made of them a prey, and they who escaped this evil, perished from the poison of surfeit.
She would have preferred open, antagonistic originality, but she got a surfeit of clear, mirror-like peace.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
People were no longer sickened by sloth and surfeit, or deformed and depleted by overwork and famine.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
He smelt the Prince's breath, and swore that it stank of a surfeit of undigested Martellian verses.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
There was a feeling of luxury in the change, which none can know who have not had a surfeit of boundless plains.
This volume is most justly to be called a feast of nectared sweets where no crude surfeit reigns.
LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
If they got a surfeit from cramming turtle down their noble throats, it would be in the papers!
Of course, Claire was a very sweet girl, but it was so easy to have a surfeit of sweets.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
Having failed in the attempt he escaped to Italy, where in 1716 he died from a surfeit of figs!
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