from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Overloaded. See overfreight, v.
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_L'Alleg. _ 124, "her grace whom" = the grace of her whom. ~surcharged~: overloaded, 'overfraught' (l.
Some years ago, this man at my feet, whose overfraught heart is heaving as if it would burst from his breast, and whose tears are wet upon the dress I wear, was a galley-slave in the North of Italy.
All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.