A NUMBER of Flies were attracted to a jar of honey which had been overturned
in a housekeeper's room, and placing their feet in it, ate greedily.
Phileas Fogg, thus kidnapped, without having time to think, left his house, jumped into a cab, promised a hundred pounds to the cabman, and, having run over two dogs and overturned
five carriages, reached the Reform Club.
Something happened to the hindmost sledge: the driver lost control-- he was probably very drunk--the horses left the road, the sledge was caught in a clump of trees, and overturned
. The occupants rolled out over the snow, and the fleetest of the wolves sprang upon them.
Some years ago, I remember, there was a hearse with two horses returning one dark night, and just by Farmer Sparrow's house, where the pond is close to the road, the wheels went too near the edge, and the hearse was overturned
into the water; both the horses were drowned, and the driver hardly escaped.
The manufactory in which our family was fabricated was formerly known as the Chateau de la Rocheaimard, and had been the property of the Vicomte de la Rocheaimard previously to the revolution that overturned
the throne of Louis XVI.
"Laura (said He fixing his now languid Eyes on me) I fear I have been overturned
Gathering up all he could carry under one arm, he overturned
the seething cauldron with a kick, and disappeared into the foliage above just as the first of the returning natives entered the gate at the far end of the village street.
The pinnace could not avoid the shock, and half upset, shipped at least two tons of water, which had to be emptied; but, thanks to the coxswain, we caught it sideways, not full front, so we were not quite overturned
. While Ned Land, clinging to the bows, belaboured the gigantic animal with blows from his harpoon, the creature's teeth were buried in the gunwale, and it lifted the whole thing out of the water, as a lion does a roebuck.
At the first glance it was really no more exciting than an overturned
carriage or a tree blown across the road.
Bill seemed to have forgotten his forebodings of the previous night, and even waxed facetious with the dogs when, at midday, they overturned
the sled on a bad piece of trail.
When he reached the bridge he saw two unlimbered guns, the infantry crossing the bridge, several overturned
carts, and frightened and laughing faces among the troops.
The priest overturned
Quasimodo on the floor with a kick, and, quivering with rage, darted back under the vault of the staircase.