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overwhelmed Sentence Examples

  • He must have been overwhelmed with the responsibility - and guilt.

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  • Carmen gazed down at Matthew, overwhelmed with the joy of motherhood.

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  • She felt suddenly overwhelmed by loneliness.

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  • She rubbed her face, overwhelmed by her day.

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  • She managed a smile, too overwhelmed by her emotions to speak.

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  • Distant alarm was overwhelmed by need.

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  • Kiera was hungry and overwhelmed once again.

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  • Darian's scent and touch overwhelmed her while his hot kisses set fire to a desire stronger than any she'd ever experienced.

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  • Darian's scent and touch overwhelmed her while his hot kisses set fire to a desire stronger than any she'd ever experienced.

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  • She took a step back, overwhelmed by the scene before her.

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  • Just a little overwhelmed I guess.

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  • It's normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes by the depth of your love.

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  • I think she was overwhelmed by the idea of being a star.

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  • The buildings blocked the sun, and the barrage of sensations overwhelmed her.

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  • Awareness filled and overwhelmed her senses, blinding her to all but instinct and the sound of her breathing.

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  • She almost overwhelmed me with inquiries which were the natural outgrowth of her quickened intelligence.

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  • In spite of the chase, the pure magnificence of the mountains overwhelmed him.

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  • "What made you come?" he asked She wiped her eyes again, overwhelmed by his presence yet comforted by the flow of energy between them.

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  • She almost laughed, feeling overwhelmed by her task and uneasy in the stranger's house.

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  • She looked around, overwhelmed by the idea of trying to find a way west on her own.

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  • She almost laughed, feeling overwhelmed by her task and uneasy in the stranger's house.

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  • She'd had never felt overwhelmed by a man before, and she'd certainly never been a woman who felt weak-kneed!

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  • Don't you feel overwhelmed by it? she asked Alex.

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  • There was no reason to feel so overwhelmed with emotion – specifically fear.

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  • Gabriel slowed his movements, quickly overwhelmed by the voices.

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  • Jade waited, hoping Sasha.s desire to return to Hell or take out Kris overwhelmed any suspicion he had.

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  • After this came the Great Depression, which so overwhelmed the social support structures that Americans turned to the government for help and have never turned back.

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  • The church was hot and loud, the scents that overwhelmed her outside stifling.

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  • Overwhelmed, she instinctively tilted her head in submission, exposing her neck to him.

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  • To protect you, your mind backtracks whenever you feel overwhelmed, overly stressed, mentally threatened.

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  • Let us not be upset and overwhelmed in that terrible rapid and whirlpool called a dinner, situated in the meridian shallows.

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  • With all that going on, and your loyalty to a dying friend, you were so overwhelmed that you didn't know which way to turn.

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  • He was overwhelmed, but he wasn't ready to delegate – not to her, anyway.

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  • All of the sudden I feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of marriage.

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  • Overwhelmed with fatigue, she relaxed with her back against the solid support of his body.

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  • She all but snatched her hand away, overwhelmed at the images in her head.

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  • Like Alex, she had been overwhelmed by grief and burden of finances.

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  • Overwhelmed and upset, she wasn't sure if she wanted to run or cry.

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  • It was in his nature to take command, and yet he felt overwhelmed by what had happened.

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  • Memories of how much Darian loved Claire, of his own nights in her bed, overwhelmed him.

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  • Memories of how much Darian loved Claire, of his own nights in her bed, overwhelmed him.

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  • Deidre didn't know what to say, overwhelmed by him and her emotions.

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  • Deidre didn't know what to say, overwhelmed by him and her emotions.

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  • He must be overwhelmed by responsibility at this point and she had done nothing to help.

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  • Overwhelmed, she closed her eyes, enjoying the heat.

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  • Dryden, while compelled to honour him as an upright judge, overwhelmed his memory with scathing, if venal, satire; and Dryden's satire has been accepted as truth by later historians.

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  • Dryden, while compelled to honour him as an upright judge, overwhelmed his memory with scathing, if venal, satire; and Dryden's satire has been accepted as truth by later historians.

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  • Jessi gazed up at him, overwhelmed by the compelling aura around him, without understanding it.

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  • The Abyssinians, 20,000 strong, speedily overwhelmed the small Italian force, which, after exhausting its ammunition, was destroyed where it stood.

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  • Fatigued, overwhelmed, Deidre was unable to summon the physical strength to move or the willpower to order him away.

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  • She looked back at the lines of those who fled, overwhelmed again.

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  • On the latter hypothesis it has been generally assumed that the wild camels are the descendants of droves of the domesticated breed which escaped when certain central Asian cities were overwhelmed by sand-storms. This theory, according to Professor Leche, is rendered improbable by Dr Sven Hedin's observations on the habits and mode of life of the wild camel.

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  • On the latter hypothesis it has been generally assumed that the wild camels are the descendants of droves of the domesticated breed which escaped when certain central Asian cities were overwhelmed by sand-storms. This theory, according to Professor Leche, is rendered improbable by Dr Sven Hedin's observations on the habits and mode of life of the wild camel.

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  • A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye.

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  • Overwhelmed by the pleasure, Deidre bit him hard enough that she tasted him.

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  • But the storm overwhelmed him: sober Catholics felt that his vulgar extravagances had prejudiced Catholic doctrine, and Miltitz, who was sent from Rome to deal with the situation, administered to him a severe castigation.

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  • But the storm overwhelmed him: sober Catholics felt that his vulgar extravagances had prejudiced Catholic doctrine, and Miltitz, who was sent from Rome to deal with the situation, administered to him a severe castigation.

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  • Distressed by her night and overwhelmed by the idea Xander had a softer side, she thought of nothing more than getting home and crawling into bed.

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  • Distressed by her night and overwhelmed by the idea Xander had a softer side, she thought of nothing more than getting home and crawling into bed.

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  • The scent of his blood overwhelmed any objection she could make, and she snatched his arm.

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  • If he was feeling overwhelmed, the last thing he wanted to do was take on her problems.

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  • Whenever she felt overwhelmed from her oncoming death or the doctors' news, she ran to her room until she was strong enough to face the world again.

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  • Whenever she felt overwhelmed from her oncoming death or the doctors' news, she ran to her room until she was strong enough to face the world again.

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  • Grief had overwhelmed her so completely, it was like a bad dream she could not shake off.

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  • She flipped through his schedule, overwhelmed before it even began.

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  • Grief had overwhelmed her so completely, it was like a bad dream she could not shake off.

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  • The sense of being overwhelmed made Deidre grip the coffee mug hard.

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  • His army found itself a little to the north of the town near the village of Legnano, when the troops of the city, assisted only by a few allies from Piacenza, Verona, Brescia, Novara and Vercelli, met and overwhelmed it.

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  • At all events, during the first months of the reign of Artaxerxes I., he was the ruling power in the state (therefore the chronographers wrongly reckon him as king, with a reign of seven months), until Artaxerxes, having learned the truth about the murder of his father and his brother, overwhelmed and killed Artabanus and his sons in open fight.

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  • Nothing is wrong and I'm not overwhelmed with work.

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  • It's more than likely that you'll feel overwhelmed with all the entertainment choices the city has to offer.

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  • Soon after the engagement began a large part of the Americans, mostly North Carolina and Virginia militia, fled precipitately, carrying Gates with them; but Baron De Kalb and the Maryland troops fought bravely until overwhelmed by numbers, De Kalb himself being mortally wounded.

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  • On the 18th of April 1648, at the general assembly of the Zaporozhians, he openly expressed his intention of proceeding against the Poles and was elected hetman by acclamation; on the Toth of May he annihilated a small detached Polish corps on the banks of the river Zheltndya Vodui, and seven days later overwhelmed the army of the Polish grand-hetman, massacring 850o of his 10,000 men and sending the grand-hetman himself and all his officers in chains to the Crimea.

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  • Alex was staring down at Matthew, looking completely overwhelmed.

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  • She clung to him, overwhelmed.

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  • She snapped her hand back and stared at him, overwhelmed.

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  • She didn't understand how humans could feel so much and still function when she was overwhelmed.

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  • Kiera stepped back and spun around, feeling overwhelmed.

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  • The youth with the golden eyes sat back and looked around, appearing overwhelmed.

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  • Baratieri vainly attempted to push forward the reserve, but the Italians were already overwhelmed, and the battleor rather, series of distinct engagementsended in a general rout.

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  • The extraordinary ruined fortifications found, and the knowledge of the higher art of war displayed by the Maoris, suggest (what is no doubt the fact) that there was a hard fight for them when they first arrived, but the greatest resistance must have been from the purer Papuan inhabitants, and not from the half-castes who were probably easily overwhelmed.

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  • To the southeast there are very extensive ruins of subterranean temples and other buildings half-buried in the sand by which the ancient town was overwhelmed.

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  • Beyond India it has spread to Malacca and the Malay Archipelago, where it overwhelmed Hindu civilization, and reached the southern Philippines.

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  • These ancient states began to decline in the 7th century B.e., and on their ruins rose the Persian empire, which with various political metamorphoses continued to be an important power till the 7th century A.D., after which all western Asia was overwhelmed by the Moslem wave, and old landmarks and kingdoms were obliterated.

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  • As for Ferdinand, the emperor, on hearing the news of a rising in Madrid on the 2nd of May, overwhelmed him with threats, until he resigned the crown into the hands of his father, who had already bargained it away to Napoleon in return for a pension (5th of May 1808).

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  • He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

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  • Possibly these slight fortifications preserved the capital from the destruction which overwhelmed all the other settlements; but these measures for defence were due more to the loyalty of the inhabitants than to the efforts of the home government, which at this time remained indifferent to appeals for help from the island.

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  • from Rotorua) on the western shore of the lake was overwhelmed.

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  • Alexander, overwhelmed with grief, shut himself up in Castle St Angelo, and then declared that the reform of the church would be the sole object of his life henceforth - a resolution which he did not keep. Every effort was made to discover the assassin, and suspicion fell on various highly placed personages.

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  • A detachment of this force, consisting of 200 Yaos and Sikhs under Lieut.-Colonel Plunket, was attacked on the 17th of April and overwhelmed.

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  • The enslavement of creditors, overwhelmed with usury in consequence of losses by hostile raids or their own absence on military service, led to the secession to the Mons Sacer (493 B.C.).

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  • Rachel's division now arrived and made a most gallant effort to cover the retreat, but their order being broken by the torrent of fugitives, they were soon overwhelmed by the tide of the French victory and all organized resistance had ceased by 4 P.M.

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  • Davout, however, had left a garrison of 1800 men in Regensburg, who delayed the junction of the Austrian wings until the 10th inst., and on the same day the emperor, having now reunited his whole right wing and centre, overwhelmed the covering detachments facing him in a long series of disconnected engagements lasting forty-eight hours, and the archduke now found himself in danger of being forced back into the Danube.

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  • Had the Austrians possessed mobility equal to that of the French the latter should have been overwhelmed in detail, but whilst the French covered 17 and 19 m.

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  • The allies, however, continued to retreat, but unfortunately Vandamme, with his single corps and unsupported, issued out of the mountains on their flank, threw himself across their line of retreat near Kulm, and was completely overwhelmed by sheer weight of numbers (29th).

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  • Overwhelmed by the Saracen flood in A.D.

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  • In a desperate fight (April 17) with a strong force of the enemy the English were overwhelmed and only four Europeans escaped to the bay.

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  • The torrent of popular sentiment in favour of war was, however, irresistible; and Cobden and Bright were overwhelmed with obloquy.

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  • proclaimed them the enemies of God and humanity, refused to receive their ambassadors, and finally, at the famous battle of the Lechfeld, overwhelmed them on the very scene of their first victory, near Augsburg, which they were besieging (Aug.

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  • In 1371 they overwhelmed the Servian tsar Vukashin at the battle of Taenarus and penetrated to the heart of old Servia.

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  • io) the young monarch and the flower of the Magyar chivalry were overwhelmed by fourfold odds on Turkish soil.

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  • Against the advice of all his counsellors, and without the knowledge of the estates, Rakoczy, in 1657, plunged into the troubled sea of Polish politics, in the hope of winning the Polish throne, and not only failed miserably but overwhelmed Transylvania in his own ruin.

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  • He went up during the night, and in the morning was attacked and overwhelmed by the Boers (Feb.

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  • Thus endowed, the blood, unless overwhelmed by extraordinary invasions, does not fail in stability and self-purification.

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  • This Roman civilization was, however, destined to be swamped by the current of Teutonic immigration, which finally broke down the barriers of the Roman empire and overwhelmed the whole of the Rhenish district.

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  • The British were overwhelmed and almost every man killed, the casualties being 806 Europeans (more than half belonging to the 24th regiment) and 471 natives.

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  • They bore the brunt of each of the great waves of Tatar conquests, and were eventually overwhelmed.

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  • Few particulars are extant concerning the real condition of the town; but we occasionally find Pisa mentioned, almost as though it were an independent city, at moments when Italy was overwhelmed by the greatest calamities.

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  • The town was overwhelmed by a vast wave, which rose 80 ft.; and the shocks continued until the following February.

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  • On the 9th of May 1877 nearly all the southern ports were overwhelmed.

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  • ust and ash, gave rise to torrents of pasty mud, that flowed p own the slopes and overwhelmed houses and villages.

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  • An eruption in 1783, with a deluge of lava, destro~ed an extensive forest and overwhelmed several villages.

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  • Meeting Manteuffel near the Brasserie of Noisseville, he overwhelmed him with reproaches, and at the crisis of this scene the bands struck up "Heil dir im Siegeskranz"!

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  • In a few minutes the batteries on the extreme Prussian left were completely overwhelmed, and suddenly dense lines of French skirmishers emerged from a fold in the ground upon their flank and front, and the gunners were compelled to resort to case-shot, so imminent was their danger.

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  • the attack opened (battle of Servigny or Noisseville); but his opportunity had been allowed to slip, and though his first onset overwhelmed the German outposts, their main line held good, and masses of guns unlimbering over a front of some 4 m.

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  • This led to a quarrel with his son, who with quite unnecessary harshness, partly due to his minister the Marquis d'Ormea, arrested his father and confined him at Rivoli and later at Moncalieri; there Victor, overwhelmed with sorrow, died on the 31st of October 1732.

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  • This responsibility, however, weighed but lightly on her; while her son was overwhelmed with remorse, she calmly enjoyed her short-lived triumph.

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  • It was in no small degree due to his stanch and unwavering leadership that the Church was saved from the peril of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of the pagan revival which swept over Asia during the first half of the 2nd century, and it was his unfaltering allegiance to the Apostolic faith that secured the defeat of the many forms of heresy which threatened to destroy the Church from within.

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  • The Syrian states were overwhelmed and the advance upon Egypt seemed irresistible.

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  • ground for some time, but they were finally overwhelmed.

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  • Overwhelmed with disappointment, he retired to the Dominican monastery in Haiti; he joined the order in 1522 and devoted eight years to study.

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  • Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.

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  • Job is a righteous man, overwhelmed with undeserved misfortune; and thus the question is raised, Why do the righteous suffer?

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  • On the 16th Baum was attacked by General John Stark with the militia from the surrounding country, and was overwhelmed.

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  • Yet the wave of reaction which soon overwhelmed the freer tendencies of the first reformers, brought back the old view until the revival of biblical criticism more than a century ago.

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  • Luther and his adherents overwhelmed the noble pope with unmeasured abuse.

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  • Sicily was to be conquered from the Hohenstaufen at the expense of England; and Henry pledged his credit to the papacy for enormous subsidies, although years of comparative inactivity had already overwhelmed him with debts.

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  • The king exerted all his personal influence to overcome Yorke's scruples, warning him finally that the great seal if now refused would never again be within his grasp. Yorke yielded to the king's entreaty, went to his brother's house, where he met the leaders of the Opposition, and feeling at once overwhelmed with shame, fled to his own house, where in three days he was a dead man (January 20, 1770).

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  • Thucydides mentions eruptions in the 8th and 5th centuries B.C., and others are mentioned by Livy in 125, 121 and 43 B.C. Catania was overwhelmed in 1169, and many other serious eruptions are recorded, notably in 1669, 1830, 1852, 1865, 1879, 1886, 1892, 1899 and March 1910.

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  • From the existing remains it is clear that the inhabitants were still actively engaged in repairing and restoring the ruined edifices when the whole city was overwhelmed by the great eruption of A.D.

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  • It appears, however, that these two establishments were found inadequate to supply the wants of the inhabitants, and a third edifice of the same character, the socalled central baths, at the corner of the Strada Stabiana and the Strada di Nola, but on a still more extensive scale, intended for men only, while the other two had separate accommodation for both sexes, was in course of construction when the town was overwhelmed.

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  • In 1448 the citizens of Ghent rose in rebellion, but, disappointed of French support, they were defeated at Ruppelmonde and in 1453 were overwhelmed at the battle of Gavre, where they left 20,000 dead on the field.

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  • The rivalry that ensued, in spite of O'Higgins's generous offer to serve under Carrera, eventually resulted in O'Higgins being isolated and overwhelmed with the bulk of the Chilean forces at Rancagua in 1814.

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  • The latter's son Andrea commanded the Venetian fleet in the war against Genoa in 1294, and, having been defeated and taken prisoner, he was so overwhelmed with shame that he committed suicide by beating his head against the mast (according to Andrea Navagero).

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  • On the same day the premier promised to introduce by February a large measure of franchise reform so framed as to protect racial minorities from being overwhelmed at the polls by majorities of other races.

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  • P PP Chamber from being overwhelmed at any critical moment by an influx of crown nominees appointed ad hoc. The general election which took place amid considerable enthusiasm on the 14th of May resulted in a sweeping victory for the Social Democrats whose number rose from II to 87; in a less complete triumph for the Christian Socialists who increased from 27 to 67; and in the success of the extremer over the conservative elements in all races.

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  • In March 1865 Cobden died, and Bright told the House of Commons he dared not even attempt to express the feelings which oppressed him, and sat down overwhelmed with grief.

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  • most departments of civilization, until the more warlike empires of Assyria and Persia overwhelmed them and the keener intellects of the Greeks outshone them in almost every department.

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  • From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

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  • guns, short of ammunition, was in danger of being overwhelmed by vastly superior numbers from Tell-el-Kebir.

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  • Alexander, dazzled by Napoleon's genius and overwhelmed by his apparent generosity, was completely won.

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  • Overwhelmed with chagrin, Formosus died on the 4th of April 896.

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  • The Graeco-Bactrian dominion was overwhelmed entirely about 126 B.C. by the Yue-chi, a numerous people who had been driven westwards from their settlements on the borders of China by the Hiungnu (q.v.).

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  • On the 6th of January 1842, after a convention to evacuate the country had been signed, the British garrison, still numbering 4500 soldiers (of whom 690 were Europeans), with some 12,000 followers, marched out of the camp. The winter was severe, the troops demoralised, the march a mass of confusion and massacre, and the force was finally overwhelmed in the Jagdalak pass between Kabul and Jalalabad.

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  • The later Guptas were overwhelmed (c. 470) by the White Huns, or Ephthalites, who after breaking the power of Persia and assailing the Kushan kingdom of Kabul, had poured into India, conquered Sind, and established their rule as far south as the Nerbudda.

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  • According to the commonest account, on the 23rd of August of that year Pliny the elder, who had command of the Roman fleet at Misenum, set out to render assistance to a young lady of noble family named Rectina and others dwelling on that coast, but, as there was no escape by sea, the little harbour having been on a sudden filled up so as to be inaccessible, he was obliged to abandon to their fate those people of Herculaneum who had managed to flee from their houses, overwhelmed in a moment by the material poured forth by Vesuvius.

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  • " It is certain," he says (Pompei e la regione sotterrata dal Vesuvio l'anno 79, Naples, 1879, p. 21 seq.), " that the districts between the south and west, and those between the south and east, were overwhelmed in two quite different ways.

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  • Hence it is that, while many made their escape from Pompeii (which was overwhelmed by the fall of the small stones and afterwards by the rain of ashes), comparatively few can have managed to escape from Herculaneum, and these, according to the interpretation given to the inscription preserved in the National Museum (Mommsen, I.N.

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  • Mohtadi was overwhelmed and killed, Rajab 256 (June 870).

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  • The garden of Eden is placed in the valley of the Araxes; Marand is the burial-place of Noah's wife; at Arghuri, a village near the great chasm, was the spot where Noah planted the first vineyard, and here were shown Noah's vine and the monastery of St James, until village and monastery were overwhelmed by a fall of rock, ice and snow, shaken down by an earthquake in 1840.

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  • One great blot on his reputation is that step by step he was led on to palliate violence and crime, to the excesses of which his eyes were only opened by the massacres of September, and which ultimately overwhelmed the party of Girondists which he led.

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  • Through the dream the living was put into communication with the dead, which sometimes embodied itself in peculiar and pathetic literary forms, such as the Icelandic dream-verses imparted by the spirits of those who had been lost at sea or overwhelmed by the snow; and a whole series of steps leads up from necromancy to prophecy and oracle, .?

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  • For three years the Spaniards maintained their hold on Chile, ruling the country with tyrannical harshness, but in the spring of 1817 a patriot force which had been organized at Mendoza in the Argentine by Jose de San Martin, an Argentine officer, and by O'Higgins, crossed the Andes and overwhelmed the royalists at the battle of Chacabuco.

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  • Deioce~ founds the monarchy; his son Phraortes begins the work o~ conquest; and his son Cyaxares is first overwhelmed by th Scythians, then captures Nineveh, and raises Media ~to a greal power.

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  • I hey overwhelmed their enemy under a hail of arrows, and never allowed him to come to close quarters.

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  • In the later years of the 12th century the: Mongols began their westward march and, after the conquest of the ancient Mongols kingdom of the Kajakitai, reached the borders of the territory of the Khwarizm shahs, which was at once overwhelmed.

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  • They were driven back and the country up to the Keiskama River annexed to the colony; but the disaster which nearly overwhelmed the eastern province convinced Lord Charles Somerset, then governor of the colony, of the necessity for a line of frontier forts and a more numerous settlement of Settlers colonists.

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  • Brongniart, no doubt, was overwhelmed with the continually increasing magnitude of the task that he had undertaken.

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  • 1632), minister of the Arminian or Remonstrant church, and overwhelmed him with his logical reasoning from Phil.

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  • "The devil who till now ruled over us, we leave behind overwhelmed in the water."

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  • The old Roman town of Juvavum was laid in ruins, and the incipient Christianity of the district overwhelmed, by the pagan Goths and Huns.

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  • She landed in Northumberland in October, and achieved some slight success; but when on the way to seek further help from Scotland the fleet was overwhelmed in a storm, and Margaret herself barely escaped in an open boat to Berwick.

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  • Finally in October 1424 Humphrey took up arms in his wife's behalf, but after a short campaign in Hainault went home, and left Jacqueline to be overwhelmed by Burgundy.

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  • overwhelmed by the armies of Alva and Requesens and stemmed the tide of Spanish victory.

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  • made him hofmarskal (court marshal), and overwhelmed him with marks of favour, making him a privy councillor and a count and bestowing upon him Bregentved and other estates.

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  • end, and the government, unconscious of its own strength, conceived its main function to be at all costs to preserve the constitution, which it believed to be in danger of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of revolutionary feeling.

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  • The following day the Boers attacked the hill, overwhelmed its defenders, and Sir George Colley was himself killed in the disastrous contest on the summit.

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  • At the same time the same explorer excavated part of the ruins of the ancient city of Takla-makan (near the Keriya-darya), which had been overwhelmed by the moving sands of the desert.

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  • The fort was overwhelmed by the Thlinkets in 1802, but was recaptured by the Russians in September 1804.

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  • immersio, dipping), the act of being plunged into a fluid, or being overwhelmed by anything; in astronomy, the disappearance of a heavenly body in the shadow of another, especially of a satellite in the shadow of its primary.

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  • The Flemings, however, soon wearying of the oppressive administration of the French governor, Jacques de Chtillon, and the recrudescence of patrician domination, rose and overwhelmed the French chivalry at Courtrai (1302) a prelude to the coming disasters of the Hundred Years War.

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  • John the Good managed to bring the English army to bay at Maupertuis, ~ not far from Poitiers; but the battle was conducted with~ such a want of intelligence on his part that the French army was overwhelmed, though very superior in numbers, and King John was made prisoner, after a determined resistance, on the I9th of September 1356.

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  • The former overwhelmed John the Fearless, who fled from Paris; and the Armagnacs, re-entering on his exit, substituted white terror for red terror, from the 12th of December 1413 to the 28th of July 1414.

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  • at Augsburg, to bring about religious pacification as a necessary condition for the maintenance of order; but they were soon overwhelmed by the different factions.

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  • the views of the people, who feared betrayal, and the court, which dreaded being overwhelmed.

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  • Instead of profiting by Dumouriezs treachery and the successes in La Vende, the Coalition, divided over the resuscitated Polish question, lost time on the frontiers of this new Poland of the west which was sacrificing itself for the sake of a Universal Republic. Thus in January 1794 the territory of France was cleared of the Prussians and Austrians by the victories at Hondschoote, Wattignies and Wissembourg; the army of La Vende was repulsed from Granville, overwhelmed by Hoches army at Le Mans and Savenay, and its leaders shot; royalist sedition was suppressed at Lyons, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon; federalist insurrections were wiped out by the terrible massacres of Carrier at Nantes, the atrocities of Lebon at Arras, and the wholesale executions of Fouch and Collot dHerbois at Lyons; Louis XVI.

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  • During his reign a great flood, called the Ogygian deluge, was said to have overwhelmed the land.

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  • Here and there these jagged peaks appear as if half overwhelmed by an advancing sea of sand.

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  • Carmen gazed down at Matthew, overwhelmed with the joy of motherhood.

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  • She felt suddenly overwhelmed by loneliness.

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  • I've barely had a peaceful hour since my injury I'm so overwhelmed with the vengeance against those who did me harm, and those who wish to do so.

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  • The church was hot and loud, the scents that overwhelmed her outside stifling.

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  • She took a step back, overwhelmed by the scene before her.

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  • We all get overwhelmed when we're first brought in, Jenn said, sympathy in her dark eyes.

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  • Unlike touching Czerno, whose dark memories had overwhelmed her just standing near him, Jonny had only one bad memory, that of his first kill that turned him from human to immortal.

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  • "What made you come?" he asked She wiped her eyes again, overwhelmed by his presence yet comforted by the flow of energy between them.

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  • She'd had never felt overwhelmed by a man before, and she'd certainly never been a woman who felt weak-kneed!

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  • The scent of his blood overwhelmed any objection she could make, and she snatched his arm.

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  • She all but snatched her hand away, overwhelmed at the images in her head.

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  • He and his vamps had fought half the night and created the battlefield full of destruction before the dozen Guardians assigned to the safe house were overwhelmed.

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  • She clung to him, overwhelmed.

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  • She snapped her hand back and stared at him, overwhelmed.

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  • Overwhelmed by the pleasure, Deidre bit him hard enough that she tasted him.

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  • Distant alarm was overwhelmed by need.

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  • Overwhelmed, she instinctively tilted her head in submission, exposing her neck to him.

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  • She was close to hyperventilating, overwhelmed by the visit from Gabriel and Past-Death, the images she'd seen in the videos in Zamon's library, the revelations from Zamon and Fate ...

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  • She knew the danger of letting him provoke her, but she was too overwhelmed to handle him calmly.

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  • The buildings blocked the sun, and the barrage of sensations overwhelmed her.

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  • She didn't understand how humans could feel so much and still function when she was overwhelmed.

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  • There was no reason to feel so overwhelmed with emotion – specifically fear.

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  • The sense of being overwhelmed made Deidre grip the coffee mug hard.

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  • Overwhelmed and upset, she wasn't sure if she wanted to run or cry.

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  • Fatigued, overwhelmed, Deidre was unable to summon the physical strength to move or the willpower to order him away.

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  • Gabriel slowed his movements, quickly overwhelmed by the voices.

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  • To protect you, your mind backtracks whenever you feel overwhelmed, overly stressed, mentally threatened.

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  • Jade waited, hoping Sasha.s desire to return to Hell or take out Kris overwhelmed any suspicion he had.

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  • Kiera was hungry and overwhelmed once again.

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  • She managed a smile, too overwhelmed by her emotions to speak.

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  • She looked around, overwhelmed by the idea of trying to find a way west on her own.

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  • Overwhelmed, she closed her eyes, enjoying the heat.

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  • She looked back at the lines of those who fled, overwhelmed again.

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  • "Thank you, Mrs. Watson," Lana said, overwhelmed by the kindness of her neighbor.

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  • The idea of caring for her overwhelmed him again.  He'd never had a reason to try to control his power or to focus on anything other than surviving.  That a simple little mortal could show him just how little his Immortal and demon powers really meant humbled him.  If he found his way, it would be because of her.  Her distress and sorrow were, buried but he still saw them.  She was trying to be brave, asking him for one last moment of comfort before what she thought was the end.

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  • Katie couldn't help the bubble of happy laughter that escaped.  Death chuckled with her then motioned to the stairwell Toby was desperately trying to pull Katie towards.  They ran through the palace.  Katie trailed the angel until they reached a small chamber she would've mistaken as a janitor's closet on the top level.  Toby wrenched open the door and ducked into the dark room.  A portal glowed in the center.  Katie entered, overwhelmed by the thought of leaving.

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  • In spite of the chase, the pure magnificence of the mountains overwhelmed him.

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  • All of the sudden I feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of marriage.

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  • Nothing is wrong and I'm not overwhelmed with work.

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  • It's normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes by the depth of your love.

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  • It was in his nature to take command, and yet he felt overwhelmed by what had happened.

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  • The youth with the golden eyes sat back and looked around, appearing overwhelmed.

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  • Awareness filled and overwhelmed her senses, blinding her to all but instinct and the sound of her breathing.

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  • The southern wall was overwhelmed, and a secondary barrier had been constructed overnight to halt Landis's progress.

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  • If he was feeling overwhelmed, the last thing he wanted to do was take on her problems.

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  • Why would he want to adopt a child if he was feeling overwhelmed?

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  • He must be overwhelmed by responsibility at this point and she had done nothing to help.

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  • He was overwhelmed, but he wasn't ready to delegate – not to her, anyway.

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  • Like Alex, she had been overwhelmed by grief and burden of finances.

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  • With all that going on, and your loyalty to a dying friend, you were so overwhelmed that you didn't know which way to turn.

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  • Overwhelmed with fatigue, she relaxed with her back against the solid support of his body.

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  • She flipped through his schedule, overwhelmed before it even began.

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  • Jessi gazed up at him, overwhelmed by the compelling aura around him without understanding it.

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  • She wanted to cry, overwhelmed, this time by different emotions than those that plagued her this week.

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  • allyring that terrifying period in the battle for Malaya, many allied servicemen overwhelmed by the Japs were put to the bayonet.

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  • Then the Prussian autocracy was almost overwhelmed by a popular democratic movement.

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  • I was almost overwhelmed by the massive responsibility of a new born babe in my charge.

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  • For most of the time, this means feeling overwhelmed by the sensual beauty and strangeness of the new place.

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  • overwhelmed by choice we allow ourselves to be swayed by brand.

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  • Oh my, as usual, overwhelmed by emotions while thinking about HIM!

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  • Help us not to lose hope when overwhelmed by the enormity of poverty, hunger and oppression in your world.

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  • The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.

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  • Indeed, one church replied with such enthusiasm about its portraits that the two researchers concerned felt almost overwhelmed by the flood!

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  • I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of all those who have helped me create this site.

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  • Overwhelmed Iraqi forces radioed for help, and American helicopter gunships quickly responded.

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  • I become so overwhelmed by the immensity and beauty of it all that I stare for hours.

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  • Mistakes are made, some problems seem irresolvable, others get overwhelmed by bigger ones following, and others simply take a long time.

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  • We have been overwhelmed by the kindness and support from family and friends.

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  • At last, overwhelmed by the agony, she passed into the blessed oblivion of unconsciousness.

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  • Rather than waiting until the last minute and feeling overwhelmed with the size of the job, start now and take small bites.

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  • He received a standing ovation and was emotionally overwhelmed by it.

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  • Farmers suffer too, exploited by supermarkets, overwhelmed by red tape and fighting unfair competition from abroad.

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  • He left the shop with no toilet roll, overwhelmed by the choice.

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  • Most initiatives to protect and enhance the countryside are overwhelmed by the scale of the present threats.

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  • self-limiting belief are overwhelmed with new positive self talk.

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  • She is visibly overwhelmed and looks absolutely hot in a red sequin ` devil ' style dress and her hair all messed up.

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  • servicemanhat terrifying period in the battle for Malaya, many allied servicemen overwhelmed by the Japs were put to the bayonet.

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  • undersellfelt that these were often undersold and overwhelmed by the negative aspects of Bradford.

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  • There was no time to stop the presses before the main development of green vapor had overwhelmed every one.

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  • My talk on the future of geriatrics provoked a lot of discussion and I was overwhelmed by the warmth of my reception.

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  • At all events, during the first months of the reign of Artaxerxes I., he was the ruling power in the state (therefore the chronographers wrongly reckon him as king, with a reign of seven months), until Artaxerxes, having learned the truth about the murder of his father and his brother, overwhelmed and killed Artabanus and his sons in open fight.

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  • His army found itself a little to the north of the town near the village of Legnano, when the troops of the city, assisted only by a few allies from Piacenza, Verona, Brescia, Novara and Vercelli, met and overwhelmed it.

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  • The Abyssinians, 20,000 strong, speedily overwhelmed the small Italian force, which, after exhausting its ammunition, was destroyed where it stood.

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  • Baratieri vainly attempted to push forward the reserve, but the Italians were already overwhelmed, and the battleor rather, series of distinct engagementsended in a general rout.

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  • The extraordinary ruined fortifications found, and the knowledge of the higher art of war displayed by the Maoris, suggest (what is no doubt the fact) that there was a hard fight for them when they first arrived, but the greatest resistance must have been from the purer Papuan inhabitants, and not from the half-castes who were probably easily overwhelmed.

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  • To the southeast there are very extensive ruins of subterranean temples and other buildings half-buried in the sand by which the ancient town was overwhelmed.

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  • In contrast to the palace of Phaestus, the contents of the royal villa proved exceptionally rich, and derive a special interest from the fact that the catastrophe which overwhelmed the building belongs to a somewhat earlier part of the Late Minoan age than that which overwhelmed Cnossus and Phaestus.

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  • Beyond India it has spread to Malacca and the Malay Archipelago, where it overwhelmed Hindu civilization, and reached the southern Philippines.

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  • These ancient states began to decline in the 7th century B.e., and on their ruins rose the Persian empire, which with various political metamorphoses continued to be an important power till the 7th century A.D., after which all western Asia was overwhelmed by the Moslem wave, and old landmarks and kingdoms were obliterated.

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  • On the death of Drusus, Agrippa, who had been recklessly extravagant, was obliged to leave Rome, overwhelmed with debt.

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  • As for Ferdinand, the emperor, on hearing the news of a rising in Madrid on the 2nd of May, overwhelmed him with threats, until he resigned the crown into the hands of his father, who had already bargained it away to Napoleon in return for a pension (5th of May 1808).

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  • He was kindly dismissed by the pope not long after, with a letter recommending him to the protection of the bishops of Tours and Angers, and another pronouncing anathema on all who should do him any injury or call him a heretic. He returned home, overwhelmed with shame and bowed down with sorrow for having a second time been guilty of a great impiety.

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  • Possibly these slight fortifications preserved the capital from the destruction which overwhelmed all the other settlements; but these measures for defence were due more to the loyalty of the inhabitants than to the efforts of the home government, which at this time remained indifferent to appeals for help from the island.

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  • from Rotorua) on the western shore of the lake was overwhelmed.

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  • Alexander, overwhelmed with grief, shut himself up in Castle St Angelo, and then declared that the reform of the church would be the sole object of his life henceforth - a resolution which he did not keep. Every effort was made to discover the assassin, and suspicion fell on various highly placed personages.

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  • A detachment of this force, consisting of 200 Yaos and Sikhs under Lieut.-Colonel Plunket, was attacked on the 17th of April and overwhelmed.

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  • The enslavement of creditors, overwhelmed with usury in consequence of losses by hostile raids or their own absence on military service, led to the secession to the Mons Sacer (493 B.C.).

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  • Rachel's division now arrived and made a most gallant effort to cover the retreat, but their order being broken by the torrent of fugitives, they were soon overwhelmed by the tide of the French victory and all organized resistance had ceased by 4 P.M.

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  • Davout, however, had left a garrison of 1800 men in Regensburg, who delayed the junction of the Austrian wings until the 10th inst., and on the same day the emperor, having now reunited his whole right wing and centre, overwhelmed the covering detachments facing him in a long series of disconnected engagements lasting forty-eight hours, and the archduke now found himself in danger of being forced back into the Danube.

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  • Had the Austrians possessed mobility equal to that of the French the latter should have been overwhelmed in detail, but whilst the French covered 17 and 19 m.

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  • The allies, however, continued to retreat, but unfortunately Vandamme, with his single corps and unsupported, issued out of the mountains on their flank, threw himself across their line of retreat near Kulm, and was completely overwhelmed by sheer weight of numbers (29th).

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  • Overwhelmed by the Saracen flood in A.D.

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  • In a desperate fight (April 17) with a strong force of the enemy the English were overwhelmed and only four Europeans escaped to the bay.

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  • The torrent of popular sentiment in favour of war was, however, irresistible; and Cobden and Bright were overwhelmed with obloquy.

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  • proclaimed them the enemies of God and humanity, refused to receive their ambassadors, and finally, at the famous battle of the Lechfeld, overwhelmed them on the very scene of their first victory, near Augsburg, which they were besieging (Aug.

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  • In 1371 they overwhelmed the Servian tsar Vukashin at the battle of Taenarus and penetrated to the heart of old Servia.

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  • io) the young monarch and the flower of the Magyar chivalry were overwhelmed by fourfold odds on Turkish soil.

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  • Against the advice of all his counsellors, and without the knowledge of the estates, Rakoczy, in 1657, plunged into the troubled sea of Polish politics, in the hope of winning the Polish throne, and not only failed miserably but overwhelmed Transylvania in his own ruin.

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  • He went up during the night, and in the morning was attacked and overwhelmed by the Boers (Feb.

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  • Thus endowed, the blood, unless overwhelmed by extraordinary invasions, does not fail in stability and self-purification.

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  • This Roman civilization was, however, destined to be swamped by the current of Teutonic immigration, which finally broke down the barriers of the Roman empire and overwhelmed the whole of the Rhenish district.

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  • The British were overwhelmed and almost every man killed, the casualties being 806 Europeans (more than half belonging to the 24th regiment) and 471 natives.

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  • They bore the brunt of each of the great waves of Tatar conquests, and were eventually overwhelmed.

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  • Few particulars are extant concerning the real condition of the town; but we occasionally find Pisa mentioned, almost as though it were an independent city, at moments when Italy was overwhelmed by the greatest calamities.

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  • The town was overwhelmed by a vast wave, which rose 80 ft.; and the shocks continued until the following February.

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  • On the 9th of May 1877 nearly all the southern ports were overwhelmed.

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  • ust and ash, gave rise to torrents of pasty mud, that flowed p own the slopes and overwhelmed houses and villages.

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  • An eruption in 1783, with a deluge of lava, destro~ed an extensive forest and overwhelmed several villages.

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  • Meeting Manteuffel near the Brasserie of Noisseville, he overwhelmed him with reproaches, and at the crisis of this scene the bands struck up "Heil dir im Siegeskranz"!

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  • In a few minutes the batteries on the extreme Prussian left were completely overwhelmed, and suddenly dense lines of French skirmishers emerged from a fold in the ground upon their flank and front, and the gunners were compelled to resort to case-shot, so imminent was their danger.

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  • the attack opened (battle of Servigny or Noisseville); but his opportunity had been allowed to slip, and though his first onset overwhelmed the German outposts, their main line held good, and masses of guns unlimbering over a front of some 4 m.

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  • This led to a quarrel with his son, who with quite unnecessary harshness, partly due to his minister the Marquis d'Ormea, arrested his father and confined him at Rivoli and later at Moncalieri; there Victor, overwhelmed with sorrow, died on the 31st of October 1732.

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  • This responsibility, however, weighed but lightly on her; while her son was overwhelmed with remorse, she calmly enjoyed her short-lived triumph.

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  • It was in no small degree due to his stanch and unwavering leadership that the Church was saved from the peril of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of the pagan revival which swept over Asia during the first half of the 2nd century, and it was his unfaltering allegiance to the Apostolic faith that secured the defeat of the many forms of heresy which threatened to destroy the Church from within.

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  • The Syrian states were overwhelmed and the advance upon Egypt seemed irresistible.

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  • ground for some time, but they were finally overwhelmed.

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  • Overwhelmed with disappointment, he retired to the Dominican monastery in Haiti; he joined the order in 1522 and devoted eight years to study.

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  • Soon after the engagement began a large part of the Americans, mostly North Carolina and Virginia militia, fled precipitately, carrying Gates with them; but Baron De Kalb and the Maryland troops fought bravely until overwhelmed by numbers, De Kalb himself being mortally wounded.

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  • On the 18th of April 1648, at the general assembly of the Zaporozhians, he openly expressed his intention of proceeding against the Poles and was elected hetman by acclamation; on the Toth of May he annihilated a small detached Polish corps on the banks of the river Zheltndya Vodui, and seven days later overwhelmed the army of the Polish grand-hetman, massacring 850o of his 10,000 men and sending the grand-hetman himself and all his officers in chains to the Crimea.

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  • Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.

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  • Job is a righteous man, overwhelmed with undeserved misfortune; and thus the question is raised, Why do the righteous suffer?

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  • On the 16th Baum was attacked by General John Stark with the militia from the surrounding country, and was overwhelmed.

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  • Yet the wave of reaction which soon overwhelmed the freer tendencies of the first reformers, brought back the old view until the revival of biblical criticism more than a century ago.

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  • Luther and his adherents overwhelmed the noble pope with unmeasured abuse.

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  • Sicily was to be conquered from the Hohenstaufen at the expense of England; and Henry pledged his credit to the papacy for enormous subsidies, although years of comparative inactivity had already overwhelmed him with debts.

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  • The king exerted all his personal influence to overcome Yorke's scruples, warning him finally that the great seal if now refused would never again be within his grasp. Yorke yielded to the king's entreaty, went to his brother's house, where he met the leaders of the Opposition, and feeling at once overwhelmed with shame, fled to his own house, where in three days he was a dead man (January 20, 1770).

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  • Thucydides mentions eruptions in the 8th and 5th centuries B.C., and others are mentioned by Livy in 125, 121 and 43 B.C. Catania was overwhelmed in 1169, and many other serious eruptions are recorded, notably in 1669, 1830, 1852, 1865, 1879, 1886, 1892, 1899 and March 1910.

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  • From the existing remains it is clear that the inhabitants were still actively engaged in repairing and restoring the ruined edifices when the whole city was overwhelmed by the great eruption of A.D.

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  • It appears, however, that these two establishments were found inadequate to supply the wants of the inhabitants, and a third edifice of the same character, the socalled central baths, at the corner of the Strada Stabiana and the Strada di Nola, but on a still more extensive scale, intended for men only, while the other two had separate accommodation for both sexes, was in course of construction when the town was overwhelmed.

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  • In 1448 the citizens of Ghent rose in rebellion, but, disappointed of French support, they were defeated at Ruppelmonde and in 1453 were overwhelmed at the battle of Gavre, where they left 20,000 dead on the field.

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  • The rivalry that ensued, in spite of O'Higgins's generous offer to serve under Carrera, eventually resulted in O'Higgins being isolated and overwhelmed with the bulk of the Chilean forces at Rancagua in 1814.

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  • The latter's son Andrea commanded the Venetian fleet in the war against Genoa in 1294, and, having been defeated and taken prisoner, he was so overwhelmed with shame that he committed suicide by beating his head against the mast (according to Andrea Navagero).

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  • On the same day the premier promised to introduce by February a large measure of franchise reform so framed as to protect racial minorities from being overwhelmed at the polls by majorities of other races.

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  • P PP Chamber from being overwhelmed at any critical moment by an influx of crown nominees appointed ad hoc. The general election which took place amid considerable enthusiasm on the 14th of May resulted in a sweeping victory for the Social Democrats whose number rose from II to 87; in a less complete triumph for the Christian Socialists who increased from 27 to 67; and in the success of the extremer over the conservative elements in all races.

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  • In March 1865 Cobden died, and Bright told the House of Commons he dared not even attempt to express the feelings which oppressed him, and sat down overwhelmed with grief.

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  • most departments of civilization, until the more warlike empires of Assyria and Persia overwhelmed them and the keener intellects of the Greeks outshone them in almost every department.

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  • From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

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  • guns, short of ammunition, was in danger of being overwhelmed by vastly superior numbers from Tell-el-Kebir.

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  • Alexander, dazzled by Napoleon's genius and overwhelmed by his apparent generosity, was completely won.

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  • Overwhelmed with chagrin, Formosus died on the 4th of April 896.

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  • But the ancient Buddhism, the party of reform, was overwhelmed also in its fall; and modern Hinduism arose on the ruins of both.

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  • The Graeco-Bactrian dominion was overwhelmed entirely about 126 B.C. by the Yue-chi, a numerous people who had been driven westwards from their settlements on the borders of China by the Hiungnu (q.v.).

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  • On the 6th of January 1842, after a convention to evacuate the country had been signed, the British garrison, still numbering 4500 soldiers (of whom 690 were Europeans), with some 12,000 followers, marched out of the camp. The winter was severe, the troops demoralised, the march a mass of confusion and massacre, and the force was finally overwhelmed in the Jagdalak pass between Kabul and Jalalabad.

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  • The later Guptas were overwhelmed (c. 470) by the White Huns, or Ephthalites, who after breaking the power of Persia and assailing the Kushan kingdom of Kabul, had poured into India, conquered Sind, and established their rule as far south as the Nerbudda.

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  • According to the commonest account, on the 23rd of August of that year Pliny the elder, who had command of the Roman fleet at Misenum, set out to render assistance to a young lady of noble family named Rectina and others dwelling on that coast, but, as there was no escape by sea, the little harbour having been on a sudden filled up so as to be inaccessible, he was obliged to abandon to their fate those people of Herculaneum who had managed to flee from their houses, overwhelmed in a moment by the material poured forth by Vesuvius.

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  • " It is certain," he says (Pompei e la regione sotterrata dal Vesuvio l'anno 79, Naples, 1879, p. 21 seq.), " that the districts between the south and west, and those between the south and east, were overwhelmed in two quite different ways.

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  • Hence it is that, while many made their escape from Pompeii (which was overwhelmed by the fall of the small stones and afterwards by the rain of ashes), comparatively few can have managed to escape from Herculaneum, and these, according to the interpretation given to the inscription preserved in the National Museum (Mommsen, I.N.

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  • Mohtadi was overwhelmed and killed, Rajab 256 (June 870).

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  • The garden of Eden is placed in the valley of the Araxes; Marand is the burial-place of Noah's wife; at Arghuri, a village near the great chasm, was the spot where Noah planted the first vineyard, and here were shown Noah's vine and the monastery of St James, until village and monastery were overwhelmed by a fall of rock, ice and snow, shaken down by an earthquake in 1840.

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  • One great blot on his reputation is that step by step he was led on to palliate violence and crime, to the excesses of which his eyes were only opened by the massacres of September, and which ultimately overwhelmed the party of Girondists which he led.

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  • Overwhelmed with remorse, he went to Tours to implore forgiveness at the tomb of St Martin, and died shortly afterwards.

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  • Through the dream the living was put into communication with the dead, which sometimes embodied itself in peculiar and pathetic literary forms, such as the Icelandic dream-verses imparted by the spirits of those who had been lost at sea or overwhelmed by the snow; and a whole series of steps leads up from necromancy to prophecy and oracle, .?

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  • For three years the Spaniards maintained their hold on Chile, ruling the country with tyrannical harshness, but in the spring of 1817 a patriot force which had been organized at Mendoza in the Argentine by Jose de San Martin, an Argentine officer, and by O'Higgins, crossed the Andes and overwhelmed the royalists at the battle of Chacabuco.

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  • Deioce~ founds the monarchy; his son Phraortes begins the work o~ conquest; and his son Cyaxares is first overwhelmed by th Scythians, then captures Nineveh, and raises Media ~to a greal power.

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  • I hey overwhelmed their enemy under a hail of arrows, and never allowed him to come to close quarters.

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  • In the later years of the 12th century the: Mongols began their westward march and, after the conquest of the ancient Mongols kingdom of the Kajakitai, reached the borders of the territory of the Khwarizm shahs, which was at once overwhelmed.

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  • They were driven back and the country up to the Keiskama River annexed to the colony; but the disaster which nearly overwhelmed the eastern province convinced Lord Charles Somerset, then governor of the colony, of the necessity for a line of frontier forts and a more numerous settlement of Settlers colonists.

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  • Brongniart, no doubt, was overwhelmed with the continually increasing magnitude of the task that he had undertaken.

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  • 1632), minister of the Arminian or Remonstrant church, and overwhelmed him with his logical reasoning from Phil.

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  • "The devil who till now ruled over us, we leave behind overwhelmed in the water."

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  • The old Roman town of Juvavum was laid in ruins, and the incipient Christianity of the district overwhelmed, by the pagan Goths and Huns.

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  • She landed in Northumberland in October, and achieved some slight success; but when on the way to seek further help from Scotland the fleet was overwhelmed in a storm, and Margaret herself barely escaped in an open boat to Berwick.

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  • Finally in October 1424 Humphrey took up arms in his wife's behalf, but after a short campaign in Hainault went home, and left Jacqueline to be overwhelmed by Burgundy.

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  • overwhelmed by the armies of Alva and Requesens and stemmed the tide of Spanish victory.

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  • made him hofmarskal (court marshal), and overwhelmed him with marks of favour, making him a privy councillor and a count and bestowing upon him Bregentved and other estates.

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  • end, and the government, unconscious of its own strength, conceived its main function to be at all costs to preserve the constitution, which it believed to be in danger of being overwhelmed by the rising tide of revolutionary feeling.

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  • The following day the Boers attacked the hill, overwhelmed its defenders, and Sir George Colley was himself killed in the disastrous contest on the summit.

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  • At the same time the same explorer excavated part of the ruins of the ancient city of Takla-makan (near the Keriya-darya), which had been overwhelmed by the moving sands of the desert.

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  • The fort was overwhelmed by the Thlinkets in 1802, but was recaptured by the Russians in September 1804.

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  • immersio, dipping), the act of being plunged into a fluid, or being overwhelmed by anything; in astronomy, the disappearance of a heavenly body in the shadow of another, especially of a satellite in the shadow of its primary.

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  • The Flemings, however, soon wearying of the oppressive administration of the French governor, Jacques de Chtillon, and the recrudescence of patrician domination, rose and overwhelmed the French chivalry at Courtrai (1302) a prelude to the coming disasters of the Hundred Years War.

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  • John the Good managed to bring the English army to bay at Maupertuis, ~ not far from Poitiers; but the battle was conducted with~ such a want of intelligence on his part that the French army was overwhelmed, though very superior in numbers, and King John was made prisoner, after a determined resistance, on the I9th of September 1356.

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  • The former overwhelmed John the Fearless, who fled from Paris; and the Armagnacs, re-entering on his exit, substituted white terror for red terror, from the 12th of December 1413 to the 28th of July 1414.

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  • at Augsburg, to bring about religious pacification as a necessary condition for the maintenance of order; but they were soon overwhelmed by the different factions.

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  • the views of the people, who feared betrayal, and the court, which dreaded being overwhelmed.

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  • Instead of profiting by Dumouriezs treachery and the successes in La Vende, the Coalition, divided over the resuscitated Polish question, lost time on the frontiers of this new Poland of the west which was sacrificing itself for the sake of a Universal Republic. Thus in January 1794 the territory of France was cleared of the Prussians and Austrians by the victories at Hondschoote, Wattignies and Wissembourg; the army of La Vende was repulsed from Granville, overwhelmed by Hoches army at Le Mans and Savenay, and its leaders shot; royalist sedition was suppressed at Lyons, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon; federalist insurrections were wiped out by the terrible massacres of Carrier at Nantes, the atrocities of Lebon at Arras, and the wholesale executions of Fouch and Collot dHerbois at Lyons; Louis XVI.

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  • During his reign a great flood, called the Ogygian deluge, was said to have overwhelmed the land.

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  • Here and there these jagged peaks appear as if half overwhelmed by an advancing sea of sand.

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  • xxix.-xxxvii.), the Burgundians were at last overwhelmed.

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  • Farmers suffer too, exploited by supermarkets, overwhelmed by red tape and fighting unfair competition from abroad.

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  • He left the shop with no toilet roll, overwhelmed by the choice.

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  • Contemporary music schools and academies are springing up around the country, overwhelmed by pupils eager to learn the rudiments of pop music.

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  • Most initiatives to protect and enhance the countryside are overwhelmed by the scale of the present threats.

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  • The negative self talk and self-limiting belief are overwhelmed with new positive self talk.

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  • She is visibly overwhelmed and looks absolutely hot in a red sequin ` devil ' style dress and her hair all messed up.

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  • It was felt that these were often undersold and overwhelmed by the negative aspects of Bradford.

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  • There was no time to stop the presses before the main development of green vapor had overwhelmed every one.

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  • The pathos at the underfunded orphanage left me overwhelmed.

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  • Overwhelmed by the responsibilites that came with the mantle of his office, the governor resigned a few months after the election.

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  • She may be so overwhelmed at the roomful of toys that it is easier for her to just ignore every one of them.

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  • Try not to be overwhelmed by thoughts of baby nursery decorations.

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  • As the date of birth nears, most expectant parents may feel slightly overwhelmed at all of the last minute preparations that need to be completed.

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  • One year olds can become overwhelmed pretty easily, so try not to go overboard on the excitment.

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  • Keep in mind, though, that your baby may become overwhelmed and want to cling to you simply because there is a house or room full of people all around him.

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  • When your baby comes home, you'll be excited, exhausted, and probably overwhelmed.

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  • You'll feel overwhelmed and pulled in one hundred different directions.

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  • When a new baby arrives, many times parents are overwhelmed with simply taking care of that infant's needs.

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  • If this baby will be your first, then you may be overwhelmed at the thought of keeping such a tiny infant healthy.

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  • If you begin to feel overwhelmed and need some help, contact your ob-gyn or pediatrician to get the names of recommended lactation specialists or contact your local La Leche League for guidance and support.

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  • If you are feeling overwhelmed, ask for help from family and friends.

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  • Sure, your child is the most important person in your life, but if you are overwhelmed and stressed from not having any time or hobbies for yourself, will that make you a better parent?

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  • Enlist the help of friends and family members, and try to take things a step at a time to avoid getting overwhelmed.

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  • Baby showers may not have been given yet, and new moms and dads are simply overwhelmed at the early arrival of their newborn.

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  • Educate yourself on the appropriate care, safety and developmental baby milestones so that you are not overwhelmed by worry.

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  • Therefore, if you know what color, length, silhouette, and overall style you want before you visit the salon, you will be more successful and feel less overwhelmed by all the choices.

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  • Often this journey begins with a trip to a piano store, where very quickly one can be overwhelmed by the choices between digital vs. acoustic, upright vs. grand, rebuilt vs. new and a host of other more subtle but important choices.

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  • If you know the basics behind buying an age-appropriate guitar, you will not be overwhelmed by the wide variety of choices available.

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  • If the guitar is too large, the child may feel overwhelmed.

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  • It's easy to feel overwhelmed when embarking on a GPS purchase, so GPS reviews and comparisons can be a great time saver.

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  • At Monex you might be overwhelmed by the "infomercial" look of the website, but they offer lots of information and guides to help you purchase gold.

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  • Stores will soon be packed, websites will soon be overwhelmed with orders and by the end of December, everyone will be enjoying their latest "favorite thing in the world."

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  • The key to successfully purchasing a laptop without the fear of being overwhelmed is arming yourself with the knowledge.

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  • Where should he start if he's feeling completely overwhelmed?

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  • At shelters, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of pets needing homes and want to take them all home.

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  • Most owners of these cats who survive will withhold their names from the media to prevent the cats from being overwhelmed with attention.

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  • Most people feel overwhelmed trying to reduce debt.

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  • These valuable services are not necessarily reserved for consumers who find themselves overwhelmed with debt.

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  • If you've tried all these methods and still feel overwhelmed, it's probably time to turn to a consumer credit counselor for guidance.

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  • If overwhelmed by debt, a consumer can also set up an appointment with an attorney to discuss legal options.

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  • When your finances are overwhelmed by debt, it may be possible to lower your expenses through debt negotiation.

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  • When you type in the words "Free Credit Score" into a search engine such as Google, you will be overwhelmed with the number of results that come up.

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  • Many people recognize they need assistance with their spending habits long before they are overwhelmed by their debt, and the services of reputable credit counselors can be invaluable.

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  • If you are overwhelmed by consumer debt, a credit card debt settlement may be in your best interests.

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  • This type of credit card can be initially costly, but because the amount of credit available is generally lower, most people will not be overwhelmed by the interest charges.

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  • Don't just dive right in; you'll get overwhelmed.

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  • This might mean that their clients do not get the time or attention they deserve because the firm is overwhelmed and understaffed.

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  • Now that you understand how to file for legal separation, you may feel a little less overwhelmed and depending on your situation, a bit more relieved.

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  • If you're still feeling overwhelmed, use the following sections as a step-by-step guideline for filing for your own divorce.

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  • Many people feel overwhelmed trying to learn about home interior design.

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  • Guests and family members won't be overwhelmed with dramatic flourishes in the bathroom, because of the small amount of time spent in that room.

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  • Don't get overwhelmed when you start assessing the choices you have for interior decorating lighting and hardware finishes.

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  • There are so many types of eyeliners, it's easy to feel overwhelmed.

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  • You may feel overwhelmed by all the little things you have to remember, but then everything will flow.

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  • With so many different options out there, it's easy to get confused or to feel overwhelmed about with product to use.

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  • So where should you start if you're feeling overwhelmed at the thought of narrowing down a good eye shadow for your blue-green eyes?

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  • There are many excellent tips on how to take better pictures without getting frustrated or overwhelmed by a litany of technical rules.

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  • If you don't know what you'll need to complete a page, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices at your local craft store.

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  • If you're feeling overwhelmed by stacks of photos that have yet to make it into your albums, the thought of creating a layout with just one photo may seem counterproductive.

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  • If you find yourself overwhelmed by the size of 12x12 paper, this size is a good alternative for everyday scrapbooking.

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  • If the bereaved family is still overwhelmed, you may want to create a kit for them.

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  • If you are overwhelmed at the number of photos you have to convert into layouts, follow this game plan to complete your album quickly.

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  • It's easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of materials you may have on hand for your Disney scrapbook.

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  • Since there are so many digital scrapbooking options available online, it's easy to get overwhelmed.

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  • Since Europe ski packages are so varied, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the options.

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  • Crying when you feel overwhelmed is not for sissies.

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  • This way you won't feel overwhelmed when the due date arrives.

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  • Many people become angry when they feel overwhelmed and stressed.

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  • However, all those dreams came to a screeching halt because instead of working on your career, you are busier with feeling overwhelmed, bogged down by constant flow of work, and burned out.

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  • In the past, when you felt overwhelmed, you may not have known how to handle it.

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  • Decrease stress by not letting yourself get overwhelmed; solve issues as they come, do not overbook your home or work schedule, and learn to let go of disagreements, guilt, and worry.

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  • You may not consciously feel your body go into alert mode but if it lasts long enough or it intensifies, you will feel overwhelmed and stressed out as you enter crisis mode.

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  • When you start to feel overwhelmed and anxious, tell yourself that these feelings are normal and will go away as soon as life settles down.

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  • Journal: If you are feeling overwhelmed you may need to just get it all out of your head.

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  • Take a Break: If you haven't taken a vacation in years or you don't give yourself a break regularly, your stress will accumulate until you feel overwhelmed.

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  • People often start feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and anxious when they start feeling as if everything they do is for other people.

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  • When you are overwhelmed, you may not feel like you have the time to do anything but what is causing you stress.

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  • When the proper way of dealing with these issues is not learned at home, the child is easily frustrated and overwhelmed at school.

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  • Ask for help from family and friends if you feel overwhelmed, depressed, or stressed out.

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  • If you exercise regularly, you will be able to reduce stressors as they come up so they won't make you feel so overwhelmed.

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  • Instead of tackling one item at a time, you are allowing yourself to be overwhelmed by your "to do" list for the day.

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  • Many times, when you feel the most stressed, it's because you are overwhelmed and lost.

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  • They often face each day feeling overwhelmed before they even get out of bed.

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  • They feel overwhelmed by everything that needs to be done and they tend to procrastinate, not beginning anything on the list at all.

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  • Some employees come to work already overwhelmed with financial or family problems, so when they are handed a difficult project to complete or a confusing task to do, stress levels are bound to rise.

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  • Have an open door policy where employees are invited to approach managers when they feel overwhelmed or to receive clarification about a particular task.

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  • If you have, you are one of the millions of people that often feels overworked, overwhelmed and over-stressed.

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  • Learn to say no to invitations if it is something that you do not really want to attend or if you are feeling overwhelmed or socially overstretched.

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  • Try to focus on one list at a time because it is easy to feel overwhelmed when you look at everything at once.

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  • Be realistic: If you are overwhelmed, make a list of responsibilities you could delegate to other people.

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  • Feeling overwhelmed at the idea of finding a job?

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  • Cut back on activities or jobs if your teen is overwhelmed.

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  • As a result, don't worry if your graduation gift doesn't look like it goes over well; the teen in your life might just be overwhelmed.

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  • With so many honeymoon ideas out there, it's easy to feel overwhelmed.

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  • As you begin planning your honeymoon, you may feel a bit overwhelmed.

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  • Sure, you might be overwhelmed, but you'll find lots of great ideas.

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  • If you're feeling overwhelmed by the task of choosing your wedding flowers, turn to Martha Stewart Weddings for a crash course in the art of floral arranging.

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  • If the junior bridesmaid is small, you may want to get a smaller bouquet so she's not overwhelmed by the flowers.

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  • Write the cards as quickly as possible to avoid feeling overwhelmed.

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  • Newly engaged couples who find themselves overwhelmed should create a list with steps for planning a wedding in order to stay organized.

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  • If you have ever been overwhelmed at the thought of how do I plan my own wedding, fear not.

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  • If you're overwhelmed, try to scale back and give your partner lots of input or provide a few parameters and ask your chosen cake decorator to make the calls.

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  • As a parent, you may feel helpless and overwhelmed by your teen's depression.

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  • I recognize that many parents are overwhelmed and even frightened by the information they may hear about teen drug and alcohol use but I always like to say, "Don't be afraid, be informed!"

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  • Many people, particularly apartment dwellers, have very small bathrooms that can be easily overwhelmed by a shower curtain featuring a strong geometric pattern.

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  • It's easy to become overwhelmed by the vast amount of choices you have when it comes to this type of kids' bedding.

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  • There are so many girls clothing brands available on the market today, some virtually indistinguishable in price and quality, that parents can easily become overwhelmed when shopping for their child.

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  • The airy qualities of a summer dresses are easily overwhelmed by bulky cardigans and hoodies.

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