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In this way important questions were raised about the free will of the character - could, for example, Macbeth have chosen to be content with his position, rather than submit to his 'overvaulting' ambition?
What happens next is strange, anomalous, a sudden and effortless overvaulting of inertia, a spasm of speed.
Its noblest actions are found to be often caused by petty spites or vanity or overvaulting ambition; and even when begun in good faith as a source of devotion, the practices of piety at times are degraded into causes of vice.
If the air is clear and bright, the snows and overvaulting clouds which crown its mountains shine all day, and glitter like an apparition in the bright blue sky.
"Speak thus, dear lord, to Isabel, for I fear her overvaulting spirit --"
The Ecole Militaire has galleries and overvaulting canopies, where