overwork

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I think it desirable for him to know nothing more than that he must not overwork himself, and must observe certain rules.
The tears welled into her eyes - not so much from strength of feeling as from the weakness of chronic overwork.
No one dared to tell him the dark predictions of the great oculist who came to look at them, and the boy tried to be patient, thinking that a few weeks of rest would repair the overwork of several years.