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  • The peasants refused to believe in the bad news, and continued to resist the French, but were at last overpowered by numbers.

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  • He overpowered her easily and maneuvered her down the hallway to her bedroom, stripping her and tossing her onto the bed in one move.

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  • Nevertheless, though overpowered in the end, the Khazars had protected the plains of Europe from the Mahommedans, and made the Caucasus the limit of their conquests.

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  • The revolt which overpowered him in 1820 was a military mutiny.

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  • The human souls which have descended into corporeality are those which have allowed themselves to be ensnared by sensuality and overpowered by lust.

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  • On the 23rd of April 1903 a body of cavalry and artillery mutinied in Lisbon and proclaimed a republic; but they were overpowered and ultimately transported to Mozambique.

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  • Carlyle was overpowered by her loss.

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  • The defenders were overpowered and the city destroyed before the advent of Charlemagne, who, however, avenged the disaster by a great battle in Spain.

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  • After an obstinate fight the Scots were overpowered and defeated with great loss.

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  • Among the religions which penetrated the Hellenistic world from an Eastern source, one ultimately overpowered all the rest and made that world its own.

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  • They offered an heroic resistance, but were overpowered, and iiome killed, some made prisoners; among the last was Osman Bey al-BardIsI, who was severely wounded.

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  • The party which had placed Mosta`in on the throne, led by Ibn Khasib and Otamish, were soon overpowered by Wasif and Bogha.

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  • 923) they took and ransacked Basra; in the first month of the following year the great pilgrim caravan on its return from Mecca was overpowered; 2500 men perished, while an even larger number were made prisoners and brought to Lahsa, the residence of the Carmathian princes, together with an immense booty.

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  • The fight begins; Beowulf is all but overpowered, and the sight is so terrible that his men, all but one, seek safety in flight.

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  • Great His determination to avenge himself on enemies Northern overpowered every other consideration.

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  • The young prince fought bravely; but, being badly wounded and overpowered by numbers, he was secured and sent to the camp of the Kajar chief.

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  • Overpowered by the majesty and novelty of the Christian message of salvation, too conscientious to rest satisfied with the ordinary attempts at the solution of difficulties, while prevented by the limitations of his time from reaching an historical insight into the relation of Christianity to the Old Testament and to Judaism, he believed that he expressed Paul's view by the 1 Esnik's presentation of the Marcionite system is a late production, and contains many speculations that cannot be charged upon Marcion himself.

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  • Their plans were carefully elaborated, and on the 1st of December 1640 various strategic points were seized, the few partisans of Spain who attempted resistance were overpowered, and a provisional government was formed under D.

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  • Few books have added so much to the innocent mirth of mankind of the first two parts of Gulliver; the misanthropy is quite overpowered by the fun.

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  • The small amount of red transmitted is at first quite overpowered by the green, but having a smaller coefficient of absorption, it becomes finally predominant.

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  • Three years afterwards the same theme was rehandled with no less magnificent mastery in L'Homme qui rit; the theme of human heroism confronted with the superhuman tyranny of blind and unimaginable chance, overpowered and unbroken, defeated and invincible.

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  • Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.

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  • Pierre was one of those who are only strong when they feel themselves quite innocent, and since that day when he was overpowered by a feeling of desire while stooping over the snuffbox at Anna Pavlovna's, an unacknowledged sense of the guilt of that desire paralyzed his will.

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  • The prince reciprocated this antipathy, but it was overpowered by his contempt for her.

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  • Arms should dignify their person; they should ever practise their use; and great would be the merit of those who fought in the van, who slew the enemies of their faith, and who despaired not although overpowered by superior numbers.

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  • The Portuguese garrison of Rio de Janeiro was overpowered; on the 7th of September 1822 D.

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  • Ireland, too, had been thoroughly overpowered at the end of Elizabeths~ reign, and the flight of the earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel in 5607 had been, followed by the settlement of English and Scottish colonists in Ulster, a measure which, in the way in which it was undertaken, sowed the seeds of future evils, but undoubtedly conduced to increase the immediate strength of the English government in Ireland.

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  • The attack was resisted by Captain John Brown (who had come to Osawatomie in the autumn of 1855) at the head of about 40 men, who were soon overpowered.

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  • Her practical sense showed her the necessity of submitting to spoliation when she was overpowered.

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  • The British ship was easily overpowered.

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  • At last she too was overpowered.

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  • Walid's small body of soldiers was soon overpowered.

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  • Homaid rallied his troops, and Ibrahim was overpowered.

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  • In the following year Kalat changed hands, the governor established by the British, together with a feeble garrison, being overpowered.

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  • D couldn't be overpowered unless his powers were crippled, Dustin said.

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  • For a moment his persistent grip reminded her of another time when he had overpowered her.

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  • Still overpowered with divine ecstasy, the Master sang: O Kali, my Mother full of Bliss!

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  • Malmesbury Victoria overpowered Easington Sports winning 6-1 with Alan Webb netting a hat trick.

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  • The cunningham should only be needed when overpowered to move the draft forward and to open the upper leech.

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  • overpowered the guards and went about preaching a new religion!

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  • overpowered by numbers.

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  • overpowered by police.

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  • The women's attempt was more successful, however both were eventually overpowered by police.

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  • The worst aspect of the camera for underwater use is its small, pale display which is easily overpowered by ambient light.

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  • Sister Page was almost overpowered: she had desired to live only to see me.

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  • Pan-fried scallops were overpowered by their bed of broad bean mash, which in turn swamped the accompanying saffron dressing.

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  • Firstly, you can plow into them single-handedly, destroying vast swathes of them in a single sweep of your overpowered sword.

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  • When on the 29th of May Chauncey was attacked at Sackett's Harbor, he would certainly have been overpowered if Sir George Prevost had not insisted on a retreat at the very moment when the American shipbuilding yard was in danger of being burnt, with a ship of more than eight hundred tons on the stocks.

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  • In th.e midst of their deliberations the news arrived that the mutineers had marched from Alost on Antwerp, overpowered the troops of Champagney, and sacked the town with terrible barbarities (Nov.

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  • By an arrangement with Bavaria, they were able to march through Tirol and down the valley of the Adige in force, and overpowered the troops of Eugene whose position was fatally compromised by the defection of Murat and the dissensions among the Italians.

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  • In the mutiny of 1857 two companies of the 73rd Native Infantry which were stationed in the town joined in the revolt, but were overpowered by a small European force and dispersed.

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  • Polydeuces came forward, and in the end overpowered his adversary, and bound him to a tree, or according to others, slew him.

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  • Then, sending in armed parties to restore order and protect the inhabitants, he caused the guards at the gates to be overpowered, and Mack was thus forced into an unconditional surrender.

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  • She was sighted, pursued and overpowered, after a singularly gallant resistance.

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  • Calder, who had only 15 ships to his opponent's 20 and was nervous lest he should be overpowered, did not act with energy.

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  • Bright also attempted to address the House, but, after a sentence or two delivered in a tremulous voice, he was overpowered with emotion, and declared he must leave to a calmer moment what he had to say on the life and character of the manliest and gentlest spirit that ever quitted or tenanted a human form.

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  • The proposal led to a new civil war; and, although a temporary compromise was arranged, Richard soon sought the help of Philip Augustus, to whom he did homage for all the continental possessions in the actual presence of his father (Conference of Bonmoulins, 18th of November 1188) In the struggle which ensued the old king was overpowered, chased ignominiously from Le Mans to Angers, and forced to buy peace by conceding all that was demanded of him; in particular the immediate recognition of Richard as his successor.

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  • The Danish troops lining the opposite coast were quickly overpowered, and the whole of Fiinen was won with the loss of only two companies of cavalry, which disappeared under the ice while fighting with the Danish left wing.

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  • The first, under Philip Nolan, in 1799-1801, was poorly supported, and was crushed without difficulty; the second, under Bernardo Gutierrez and Augustus Magee, 1812-13, captured San Antonio and defeated several Mexican armies, but was finally overpowered; the third, under James Long, an ex-officer of the United States army, 1819-21, was less formidable.

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  • One and all skilful to a surpassing degree - weavers, embroiderers, potters, painters, engravers, carvers, sculptors and jewellers, - they were wearied by drudgery and overpowered by a never-absent, weird and grotesque theology.

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  • Amand; the exhausted Prussians were overpowered by the chasseurs of the Guard and forced to retire in disorder.

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  • Lobau's men were gradually overpowered and forced back into Plancenoit, the village was stormed, and the Prussian round shot reached the main road.

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  • now finally overpowered Lobau, once more recaptured Plancenoit, and sealed the doom of the French army.

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  • x., were indeed a customary part of ordinary religious feasts; but there they were an outlet for natural merriment, here they have changed their character to express an emotion more sombre and more intense, by which the prophets, and often mere chance spectators too, were so overpowered that they 2 I Sam.

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  • He made an attempt to oppose the agrarian law introduced by Caesar for distributing the lands of Campania, but was overpowered and even personally ill-treated by the mob.

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  • After a bombardment lasting from the 23rd of February to the 6th of March, the Mexicans assaulted on the 6th, were twice beaten back, and then overpowered and slaughtered the garrison, the five survivors being subsequently bayonetted in cold blood.

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  • Do not be overpowered by such a little tribute of admiration.

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  • While you may be madly in love with your sweet babies, you'll also be exhausted, overly emotional, and at times absolutely overpowered by the sheer demands of feeding, diapering, and loving your three tiny bundles of joy.

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  • An underpowered dehumidifier will give a disappointing performance, while an overpowered machine might result in an atmosphere that is uncomfortably dry.

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  • This whimsical fairytale is what makes her scent appealing to women who long to feel graceful and glamorous without being overpowered.

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  • Many times you have protect the castle from being overpowered by enemy armies, or a protect an important person from getting killed.

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  • So yes, you could open an Opus One and impress all your friends, but you will be disappointed when that wine doesn't deliver-it's just been overpowered.

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  • Texas won its independence on April 21, 1836 when Texans crying "Remember the Alamo!" overpowered Mexican invaders.

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  • Over the years, NBC reality TV shows have struggled in the ratings race because the network is overpowered by Fox, ABC and CBS, which have all created award-winning programs such as American Idol, The Amazing Race and Extreme Makeover.

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