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He was overborne, swept back against the ropes, separated by the referee, and swept back against the ropes again.
His will, so long lying fallow, was overborne by her determination and by a vague fear of that regained liberty.
The faces in the torchlight were like those of people overborne with hurry and panic; and though none spoke above his breath, their speech sounded both anxious and angry.
On deck he had overborne my stubborn perplexity by dint of a forced though forceful joviality; in his cabin the gloves were off.