Overcame sentence example

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  • It was the sweet allurement of the mimosa tree in full bloom that finally overcame my fears.

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  • Hartmann overcame these and many other difficulties by directly superposing the image of the spectrogram of a star, having iron comparison lines, upon the image of a spectrogram of the sun taken also with iron comparison lines.

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  • But when Christ opened to me how He was tempted by the same devil, and overcame him and bruised his head, and that through Him, and His power, light, grace and spirit, I should overcome also, I had confidence in Him; so He it was that opened to me, when I was shut up and had no hope nor faith.

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  • Eventually, however, they overcame the Britons through treachery, by inducing the king to allow them to send for large bodies of their own countrymen.

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  • The English Christians overcame the Celtic divines of Iona, and in 710 even in Pictland they came into the customs of western Christianity.

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  • Our information for this period is so scanty that we do not know how James reached his new position, how he overcame Albany and his other rebels.

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  • Whether he ever overcame the dualism; which the sources, such as they are, unanimously ascribe to him is not clearly ascertained.

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  • It argued no ordinary foresight thus to recognize that Hungary's strategy in her contest with the Turks must be strictly defensive, and the wisdom of Sigismund was justified by the disasters which almost invariably overcame the later Magyar kings whenever they ventured upon aggressive warfare with the sultans.

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  • Seeking out Nonnus, she overcame his canonical scruples by her tears of genuine penitence, was baptized, and, disguising herself in the garb of a male penitent, retired to a grotto on the Mount of Olives, where she died after three years of strict penance.

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  • It is quite consistent with his whole career that it was love and pity for others - otherwise, as it seemed to him, helplessly doomed and lost - which at last overcame every other consideration, and made Gotama resolve to announce his doctrine to the world.

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  • The campaign which followed was a triumph for Selim, whose firmness and courage overcame the pusillanimity and insubordination of the Janissaries.

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  • Bitter disappointment, however, soon overcame them, the Samaritans were strong enough to thwart and hinder their temple-building, and it seemed as though the divine favour was withdrawn.

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  • In his later years he overcame the drunkenness that was habitual to him in youth; he developed seriousness of character and unselfish devotion to what lie believed was the cause of patriotism; and he won the respect of men of high character and capacity in France and Holland.

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  • He overcame the difficulty by erecting a vertical earthed receiving antenna like a lightning rod and attached a lateral extension to it at a yard or two above the earthed end.

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  • By dint of expedients he gradually overcame the chronic deficit, and, owing to the normal increase of revenue, ended his term of office with the announcement of a surplus of some 720,000.

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  • The Hatti now pushed southwards in force, overcame the kingdom of Mitanni and proceeded partly to occupy and partly to make tributary both north Syria and western Mesopotamia where some of their congeners were already settled.

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  • On his recovery Peter's fondness for his friend overcame his sense of justice.

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  • He reunited the Gaulish and Spanish parts of the kingdom which had been parted for a moment; he united the Suevian dominion to his own; he overcame some of the independent districts, and won back part of the recovered Roman province in southern Spain.

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  • There, in the great cathedral school of Notre-Dame, he sat for a while under the teaching of William of Champeaux, the disciple of St Anselm and most advanced of Realists, but, presently stepping forward, he overcame the master in discussion, and thus began a long duel that issued in the downfall of the philosophic theory of Realism, till then dominant in the early Middle Age.

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  • It'd been too long since a normal woman overcame his first impression.

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  • She paused, as if hesitating to confide, until her anger overcame her reticence.

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  • The apparent opposition of the observed fact to the assigned theory he overcame by looking upon the forms of the land and the arrangement of land and sea as instruments of Divine Providence for guiding the destiny as well as for supplying the requirements of man.

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  • By dexterous management and large promises he overcame the scruples of the Greek troops against the length and danger of the war; a Spartan fleet of thirty-five triremes sent to Cilicia opened the passes of the Amanus into Syria and conveyed to him a Spartan detachment of 700 men under Cheirisophus.

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  • In the campaigns of 1768-69 the French gradually overcame the fierce resistance of the islanders; and Paoli, after sustaining a defeat at Ponte-Novo (9th of May 1769), fled to the mainland, and ultimately to England.

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  • In the old provinces of France Napoleon's indomitable will overcame all difficulties of a material kind.

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  • At one time, indeed, he found Lavoisier's views so specious that he was much inclined to accept them, but he overcame this wavering, and so late as 1800 he wrote to the Rev. Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808), "I have well considered all that my opponents have advanced and feel perfectly confident of the ground I stand upon....

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  • He stayed in the Holy Land little more than a month after his coronation; and leaving in May he soon overcame the papal armies in Italy, and secured absolution from Gregory IX.

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  • In 483 Themistocles overcame the opposition of Aristides, and passed his famous measure providing for a large increase of the Athenian fleet.

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  • About this time Bertha, having effected a temporary reconciliation between her sons, overcame the repugnance with which Pope Stephen III.

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  • The city government had been characterized by extravagance and maladministration, and a revolt of the independent voters at the polls overcame the usual Republican majority and Cleveland was elected.

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  • Thus they overcame the Acolhuas, who had made Tezcuco a centre of prosperity.

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  • After a cautious advance the eagerness of the troops finally overcame the hesitation of the commander in exposing his men, the rifle pits were carried with a rush, and the rebellion crushed at a single stroke.

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  • Almost immediately he overcame the opposition of the dukes of Swabia and Bavaria; some time later, taking advantage of the troubled state of France, he accepted the homage of the duke of Lorraine, which for many centuries afterwards remained a part of the German kingdom.

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  • Her naturally high temper, wearied of treacheries and brow-beatings, now at last overcame her.

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  • Middleton, Tarbat and Clarendon overcame Charles's reluctance to restore episcopacy; Lauderdale fell into the background; The Rev. James Sharp, hitherto the agent of the Resolutioners, or milder party among the preachers, turned his coat, and took the archbishopric of St Andrews.

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  • In 1868 the pressure of friends overcame his resistance, and he agreed to stand, but at the last moment he drew back, still unable to take the oath, and returned to Lugano, where he died in 1869.

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  • In December 1741, Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, who, from her habits, was a favourite with the soldiers, excited the guards to revolt, overcame the slight opposition that was offered, and was proclaimed empress.

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  • Archer overcame the difficulty by constructing fluid lenses between glass walls.

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  • Warwick, afterwards duke of Northumberland, however, overcame the reactionaries in the Council, and early in 1550 the Reformation resumed its course.

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  • Garrison overcame the elder Whittier's desire for the full services of his son, and gained permission for the latter to attend the Haverhill academy.

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  • He met with incredible discouragement and dangers at first, which he overcame by his strong faith, determination and genial humour.

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  • In 1026 Conrad set out for Italy, and supported by Heribert, archbishop of Milan, assumed the Lombard crown in that city, and afterwards overcame the resistance which was offered by Pavia and Ravenna.

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  • Like men, they were subject to death, which they overcame in various ways.

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  • A treaty of alliance with Italy was arranged in the spring of 1866; and Bismarck then with much difficulty overcame the reluctance of the king to embark in a war with his old ally.

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  • It is a more humane system than " rareying," which overcame by exhaustion under circumstances which were not fruitful of permanent results.

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  • But the devil was duped, as Christ overcame both him and death" (p. 367).

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  • Abbe overcame this defect by using the so-called compensation ocular, made with Jena glasses.

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  • Only David ventured to respond, and armed with a sling and pebbles he overcame Goliath.

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  • The loose and barren rule of the Confederation seemed to conservative minds such as Hamilton's to presage, in its strengthening of individualism, a fatal looseness of social restraints, and led him on to a dread of democracy that he never overcame.

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  • They even advanced as far as Delphi and plundered the temple; but Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus finally overcame them in 88 and drove them across the Danube.

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  • The boy had a wild streak that overcame his sense of decorum too often and landed him in duels every other day.

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  • Meanwhile, fellow Aussie Adam Shields overcame a badly broken collarbone to end the season on a 7.01 average.

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  • The 19-year-old from Pontefract in Yorkshire, seeded four, overcame experienced compatriot Paul Lord in the first round of the eight-man event.

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  • It overcame these drawbacks by providing the building blocks for implementing robust, modular data connections for a wide variety of hardware configurations.

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  • She also overcame the dyslexia in a seemingly miraculous way.

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  • She overcame all odds, and led France's army to victory.

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  • A nostalgia overcame him which in later years he found repellent.

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  • His powers of persuasion overcame the strong repugnance of the chiefs to take up arms without effective foreign co-operation.

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  • Disguising himself as Apollo, brother of Artemis, he overcame any scruples Callisto may have had and they became lovers.

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  • Edward overcame the tyranny of his guardians at the age of seventeen and then set about developing a new form of awe-inspiring chivalric kingship.

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  • At this time, I hold myself more utterly vanquished, than ever his theme's weight overcame comic, or, tragic poet.

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  • Nick Read 7/10 Overcame a nervous start (24 off his first four overs) to bowl with control, grabbing two wickets.

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  • It was he who overcame the reluctance of the army to march to the relief of Vienna; after the defeat of Schwechat, at which he was present, he sent Bern to carry on the war in Transylvania.

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  • It was on that occasion pointed out that the ethnica or tribal and oppidan names of communities belonging to the Sabine stock were marked by the use of the suffix -NOas in Sabini; and that there was some linguistic evidence that this stratum of population overcame an earlier population, which used, generally, ethnica in -CO-- or -TI- (as in Marruci, Ardeates, transformed later into Marrucini, A rdeatini).

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  • In 886 Alfred overcame the Danes, restored London to its inhabitants, rebuilt its walls, reannexed the city to Mercia, and committed it to Ethelred, alderman of Mercia.

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  • His adroitness, insinuating manners and medical skill overcame the habitual jealousy and reticence of the natives, and enabled him to elicit much valuable information.

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  • Some opposition was offered to this scheme; but the perseverance of the king overcame all difficulties, and one of the most important events in European history took place on the 27th of December 1282, when Rudolph invested his sons, Rudolph and Albert, with the duchies of Austria and Styria.

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  • He was at first diffident and embarrassed in speaking, but gradually overcame these difficulties, and was heard with much attention and deference, especially when he addressed the House on economic questions.

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  • This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.

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  • At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.

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  • Nicholas immediately recognized Princess Mary not so much by the profile he saw under her bonnet as by the feeling of solicitude, timidity, and pity that immediately overcame him.

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  • At this time, I hold myself more utterly vanquished, than ever his theme 's weight overcame comic, or, tragic poet.

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  • Complete felicity overcame me when I realized I was meeting my favorite celebrity soon.

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  • Born in 1954, talk show host, actress, and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey overcame a childhood filled with poverty and abuse to become one of the most influential women in Hollywood.

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  • For example, "One great challenge I overcame in my life was being diagnosed with diabetes as a child."

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  • A slight advantage, especially since I'm 6'1" and 220 lbs. But alas, I overcame my bulkiness (ok, HUSKY) to consistently beat her... but I can still see the vengeance in her eyes.

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  • He eventually left the criminal syndicate, lost his "God of Muay Thai" title to Adon, and overcame his burning rage and hatred.

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  • However, she overcame it and brought herself both out of rock bottom and retirement, going on to choreograph more pieces.

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  • The fish endured many hardships and overcame innumerous obstacles, but its tenacity helped it to be victorious.

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  • You also talked about how you overcame your weakness, and how you still strive towards self improvement.

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  • Matching minds with an inventor friend, Dr. Maertens overcame the "gimmick" stigma of his new soles.

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  • As an individual, Little overcame overwhelming odds after a near-fatal car accident.

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  • Nichelle Nichols challenged preconceptions, overcame barriers and inspired generations of young men and women to reach for the stars.

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  • Their uniform is a replica of the 1967 "Giant-Killers" that overcame Purdue, Southern California, and their number-one rival, Oregon.

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  • He terminated the war with Holland in 1674, and from that time maintained a friendly correspondence with William; while in 1677, after two years of tedious negotiations, he overcame all obstacles, and in spite of James's opposition, and without the knowledge of Louis XIV., effected the marriage between William and Mary that was the germ of the Revolution and the Act of Settlement.

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  • The courage of the Romans, however, soon overcame such fears; the Britons were put to flight; and the groves of Mona, the scene of many a sacrifice and bloody rite, were cut down.

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  • But in 1366 Tvrtko overcame all opposition at home, and forthwith embarked on a career of conquest, recapturing Hlum and annexing part of Dalmatia.

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  • Two years after his accession Mahommed overcame a rebellion of the prince of Karamania and recaptured his stronghold Konia (1416), and then, turning northwards, forced Mircea, voivode of Walachia, who in the dispute as to the succession had supported Prince Mussa, to pay tribute.

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  • Chaka was a victim to a conspiracy by his half brothers Dingaan and Umthlangana, while a short time afterwards Dingaan murdered Umthlangana, overcame the opposition of a third brother, and made himself king of the Zulu.

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  • When on the 13th of August 1836 the soldiers on duty at the summer palace, La Granja, mutinied and forced the regent to grant a constitution, it was generally, though wrongly, believed that they overcame her reluctance by seizing Munoz, whom they called her "guapo," or fancy man, and threatening to shoot him.

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  • He played, but when he tried to sing to the accompaniment of the instrument, his feelings overcame him.

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  • But if they unintentionally placed obstacles in my way, I have the consolation of knowing that I overcame them all.

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  • By forming the bottom of the mould of hoop iron placed on edge and closely packed, and the sides of sand, while the top was left open, Lord Rosse overcame this difficulty, and the hoop iron had the further advantage of allowing the gas developed during the cooling to escape, thus preventing the speculum from being full of pores and cavities.

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