Brighton, and a whole campful of soldiers, to us, who have been overset
already by one poor regiment of militia, and the monthly balls of Meryton!"
He used all the caution that he was able in letting me know a thing which it would have been a double cruelty to have concealed; and yet it was too much for me; for as grief had overset
me before, so did joy overset
me now, and I fell into a much more dangerous swooning than I did at first, and it was not without a great difficulty that I was recovered at all.
A pitiless hail was hissing round me, and I was sitting on soft turf in front of the overset
The helm, too, was knocked to leeward, all command of the vessel was lost, and another mountain wave completely overset
The maid happened to be just then milking the cow; and hearing someone speak, but seeing nobody, and yet being quite sure it was the same voice that she had heard in the night, she was so frightened that she fell off her stool, and overset
For every one of those phrases he modulated under the fig-trees more sadly than the Lamentations of Jeremiah on Jeudi Saint overset
me--was like death."
Here was the young lord dead, his companion abroad and beyond his reach, ten thousand pounds gone at one blow, his plot with Gride overset
at the very moment of triumph, his after-schemes discovered, himself in danger, the object of his persecution and Nicholas's love, his own wretched boy; everything crumbled and fallen upon him, and he beaten down beneath the ruins and grovelling in the dust.
And now I thought myself pretty well freighted, and began to think how I should get to shore with them, having neither sail, oar, nor rudder; and the least capful of wind would have overset
all my navigation.
He spoke with the diffidence of a man who knew how slight a thing would overset
the delicate organisation of the mind, and yet with the confidence of a man who had slowly won his assurance out of personal endurance and distress.
We therefore trusted ourselves to the mercy of the waves, and in about half an hour the boat was overset
by a sudden flurry from the north.
Why, you do not suppose a man is overset
by a bottle?
About two days after this they had the farther satisfaction of seeing three of the savages' canoes come driving on shore, and, at some distance from them, two drowned men, by which they had reason to believe that they had met with a storm at sea, which had overset
some of them; for it had blown very hard the night after they went off.