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And if he can't live there, he'll die there, sooner than he'll overturn the Doctor's plans.
She had regained her riding habit and calash from the grisly phantom, and was, in all respects, the lovely woman who had been sitting by my side at the instant of our overturn.
Solon seems not to have altered the established form of government, either with respect to the senate or the mode of electing their magistrates; but to have raised the people to great consideration in the state by allotting the supreme judicial department to them; and for this some persons blame him, as having done what would soon overturn that balance of power he intended to establish; for by trying all causes whatsoever before the people, who were chosen by lot to determine them, it was necessary to flatter a tyrannical populace who had got this power; which contributed to bring the government to that pure democracy it now is.
A certain circumstance had crept in, a disagreeable and troublesome factor, which threatened to overturn the whole business.
The day you are elevated, you are elevated forever; you will overturn the footstool, as you rise, and will send it rolling so far, that not even the sight of it will ever again recall to you its right to simple gratitude.
They won't overturn the Constitution with our friend Brooke's head for a battering ram.
struggled with the gee-pole and managed to overturn the sled into the soft snow.
She threw her weight against the barrel, but it did not overturn.
I'll have no clumsy beasts enter my palace, to overturn and break all my pretty nick-nacks.
Therefore, I greatly fear in heart and spirit that as soon as he sets the light of the sun, he will scorn this island -- for truly I have but a hard, rocky soil -- and overturn me and thrust me down with his feet in the depths of the sea; then will the great ocean wash deep above my head for ever, and he will go to another land such as will please him, there to make his temple and wooded groves.
I hope you suffer no inconvenience from the overturn, ma'am?
Hence there are many always on the watch to create disturbance and to overturn a government which as yet has never rested on any staple foundation.