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  • Beaumarchais's play, about the lustful count's determination to bed his servant on the night before her wedding day, has tended to be over-shadowed by Mozart's opera, but in its day it was considered a scandalous shocker, described by Napoleon as "the revolution in action."

    This week's new theatre

  • If you disagree with taxes, why don't libertarians plan their own event, instead of joining, and being over-shadowed by, conservatives?

    Be an American: Tea-bag the White House. - Feministing

  • But in the middle of the 20th century, when the Communist Party came to power, the city became an afterthought, over-shadowed by the country's nearby capital.

    Breaking From the Party Line

  • Few have mentioned rape in response to this case, the reality of the act over-shadowed by the resentment and ire that Amber Cole has drawn from many.

    Mark Anthony Neal: Amber Cole is My Daughter

  • A plate of queen scallops on the half shell with chorizo crumbs and garlic butter was only over-shadowed by the quality of its companions.

    Restaurant review: Aurelia

  • With the event heavily over-shadowed by tension over Chinese currency policy and bilateral trade imbalances, there were no breakthroughs.

    EU Must Act Fast and Share Knowledge With China

  • Beaumarchais's play, about the lustful count's determination to bed his servant on the night before her wedding day, has tended to be over-shadowed by Mozart's opera, but in its day it was considered a scandalous shocker, described by Napoleon as "the revolution in action."

    This week's new theatre

  • An explosive doubling in the residential grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) solar market, gains in the solar heating and cooling market, and a tripling of utility grid-tied PV installations was only over-shadowed by increased optimism by the investors.

    Baseball and Fun in the Sun

  • An explosive doubling in the residential grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) solar market, gains in the solar heating and cooling market, and a tripling of utility grid-tied PV installations was only over-shadowed by increased optimism by the investors.

    Rhone Resch: Baseball and Fun in the Sun

  • He is obviously over-shadowed by Hillary Clinton, not only on the debate circuit, but in the basic experience required to qualify as the leader of our country.

    Obama campaign shifts focus to general election states

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