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  • v. Past participle of overgo


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  • When three days more were overgone, our companies began to despair, the weather being extreme hot, the river bordered with very high trees that kept away the air, and the current against us every day stronger than other.

    The Discovery of Guiana. Paras. 1-49

  • There is nothing here worse, or more necessarily fatal, than many things in Tennyson's 1830 and 1832 collections: he overwent those, so might Mr Arnold have overgone these.

    Matthew Arnold

  • 'Of a surety, the horse and the treasurer have not overgone this wood.'

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III

  • Sometimes the contiguity of plantations enables the families of planters to exchange formal morning and evening calls, but most generally the distance to be overgone is too great for this.

    The Memories of Fifty Years

  • Perhaps a large part of the audience had the last tour too recent in their memory to comprehend the complete conversion Midlake has overgone in such a short period of time.

    Irish Blogs

  • K. Henry, Sad-hearted men, much overgone with care;

    The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected


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