So, in a gale, the but half-baffled Channel billows only recoil from the base of the Eddystone, triumphantly to overleap
its summit with their scud.
Having thus replied, to the best of my power, to the first class of your objections, or at least having shown my resolution to overleap
the barriers which your prudence has raised, I will be brief in noticing that which is more peculiar to myself.
In critical emergencies, the States-General are often compelled to overleap
their constitutional bounds.
The recent events, the solitary and eccentric position of the count, his enormous, nay, almost incredible fortune, should have made men cautious, and have altogether prevented ladies visiting a house where there was no one of their own sex to receive them; and yet curiosity had been enough to lead them to overleap
the bounds of prudence and decorum.
The most curious circumstance in this chase is, that an animal so fleet and agile as the antelope, and straining for its life, should range round and round this fated inclosure, without attempting to overleap
the low barrier which surrounds it.
Ajaxes," said he, "may it now please you to show yourselves the men you have always been, or even better--Sarpedon is fallen--he who was first to overleap
the wall of the Achaeans; let us take the body and outrage it; let us strip the armour from his shoulders, and kill his comrades if they try to rescue his body.
It is those bishops that trouble me,' said he; 'but the bold knight can overleap
the reverend gentlemen,' taking my last bishop with his knight; 'and now, those sacred persons once removed, I shall carry all before me.
I often overleap
the steps when I clamber; for so doing, none of the steps pardons me.
Our physicians have discovered that the small and tender sides of an infant Polygon of the higher class can be fractured, and his whole frame re-set, with such exactness that a Polygon of two or three hundred sides sometimes -- by no means always, for the process is attended with serious risk -- but sometimes overleaps
two or three hundred generations, and as it were doubles at a stroke, the number of his progenitors and the nobility of his descent.
The intellect pierces the form, overleaps
the wall, detects intrinsic likeness between remote things and reduces all things into a few principles.
She writes of how the reader "must overleap
the end stop, the period, and cover the distance to the next sentence," just as the driver in Chasar's scenario is forced to wait for the next sign (quoted in Chasar 2012, 140).
It is not the case that "no destroyer could possibly overleap
so grand a natural barrier in order to catch him" (141).