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.
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.
Bauerle suggests that what Joyce describes as Gabriel's urge to "crush her body against his, to overmaster
her" (189)--resembles the impulse toward date or mate rape (118).
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.
the burdens of being aboriginal Hawaiian, the deHawaiianization process required as a first step "to pray to Jehovah God for forgiveness" (p.
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.
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).
The strength will most probably be crucial and will overmaster
the arguments when it is a matter of the rampage of PM Gruevski's bodyguards.