I had been weary before, but now I was sick and bruised, and partly drunken with the brandy; I kept stumbling as I ran, I had a stitch that came near to overmaster
me; and when at last Alan paused under a great rock that stood there among a number of others, it was none too soon for David Balfour.
And when her answering look of happiness came to him--a sudden dimness in her straight gray eyes--he was overmastered
by the knowledge that he must say something or burst.
By these words of his the travellers were able to satisfy themselves of Don Quixote's being out of his senses and of the form of madness that overmastered
him, at which they felt the same astonishment that all felt on first becoming acquainted with it; and Vivaldo, who was a person of great shrewdness and of a lively temperament, in order to beguile the short journey which they said was required to reach the mountain, the scene of the burial, sought to give him an opportunity of going on with his absurdities.
He stayed with her till sleep had overmastered
her wearied body.
I am obeying a passion, an impulse perhaps, because I have but one aim, one that overmasters
The ruin of oligarchy is the ruin of democracy; the same disease magnified and intensified by liberty overmasters
democracy-- the truth being that the excessive increase of anything often causes a reaction in the opposite direction; and this is the case not only in the seasons and in vegetable and animal life, but above all in forms of government.
But by the seventh Sunday his hunger for her overmastered
The quest further involves resorting to learned individuals for means to overmaster
a female figure of power associated with the citadel and thought to be unapproachable, and wresting from her a boon of universal value--the secret of life.
The obvious danger with a light but hoppy ale is that the hops will overmaster
the malt, but it doesn't happen here.
Though they could not defeat vigilante passions, their courage during the confrontation and their willingness to publicly shame the killers afterward suggests that their dedication to law was a lodestar which could even overmaster
their ineradicably retrograde racial attitudes.
the burdens of being aboriginal Hawaiian, the deHawaiianization process required as a first step "to pray to Jehovah God for forgiveness" (p.
Firstly, Hoffmann pushes to extremes the "collocation of violence and pleasure" which marks the sublime (Otto 1102), and the troubling way it brings together self-realization and dissolution, threatening "to dissolve and dissipate the human in a technology that has the potential to overmaster
all sense of being" (Ashfield and de Bolla 2).