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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overwalk.


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  • I made blame upon myself that I had overwalked her; for, in verity,

    The Night Land 2007

  • 'I have perhaps overwalked today,' Nangi admitted.

    The White Ninja Lustbader, Eric 1990

  • The fact was I had played the fool and overwalked myself, and my avenger, the bullet, began to remind me of his presence in my system.

    International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850 Various

  • He overwalked this morning and knows nothing of the storm, and after a _petit verre_ of this good cognac he has gone to sleep.

    Ringfield A Novel 1897

  • Vincent shivered as he sat over the fire; he had overwalked himself and caught a chill trudging home in the rain that afternoon over the squelching rushy turf of Ennerdale, and now he was feeling too languid and ill to rouse himself.

    The Giant's Robe F. Anstey 1895

  • I returned late, quite exhausted; hoped I should sleep, and waken with a calmer mind; but I believe I had overwalked myself, or my mind had been overstrained -- I was very feverish this night, and all the horrors of early association returned upon me.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 09 Maria Edgeworth 1808

  • It rained heavily, however, which prevented my making this excursion, and indeed I rather overwalked myself yesterday, and have occasion for rest.

    The Journal of Sir Walter Scott From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford Walter Scott 1801

  • - My Uncle overwalked himself at first, and can now only travel in a Chair, but is otherwise very well.

    Jane Austen's Letters To Her Sister Cassandra and Others 1796

  • And I lookt now down to the Maid, and she upward to me, and did come more anigh to me, and truly she did be most wondrous pretty and sweet; yet did seem very awearied and pale in the face; so that I made blame upon myself that I had overwalked her; for, in verity, I do think that I was so strong and hard as that I had been made from iron; and she but a dear and tender Maid.

    The Night Land: Chapter 11 1912


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