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  • First, you do all works without much labour; labour only occasioneth an overlading with earthly things; whoso is free from them is also emancipated from trouble.

    The Following of Christ.

  • But after we had marched some two leagues, upon the French soldiersÂ’ complaint, that they missed one of their men also, examination being made whether he were slain or not: it was found that he had drunk much wine, and overlading himself with pillage, and hasting to go before us, had lost himself in the woods.

    Sir Francis Drake Revived. Paras. 200-292

  • Will not this mass of comparatively useless material clog the wheels of the great machine by overlading it with a vast number of ex-prisoners, some of whom, owing to their age or other circumstances, are quite incapable of earning their livelihood, and therefore must be carried till their deaths?

    Regeneration

  • We then unpacked our box and dried the clothes in it, which were wet through from the overlading of the life-boat.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak

  • Notwithstanding we thus restricted ourselves and even loaded the carioles with part of the luggage instead of embarking in them ourselves we did not set out without considerable grumbling from the voyagers of both Companies respecting the overlading of their dogs.

    The Journey to the Polar Sea

  • Notwithstanding we thus restricted ourselves, and even loaded the carioles with part of the luggage, instead of embarking in them ourselves, we did not set out without considerable grumbling from the voyagers of both Companies, respecting the overlading of their dogs.

    Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1

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