1 I slaked my thirst at the brook, and then lying down, was overcome by sleep.
2 One day, when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire which had been left by some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it.
3 Then, overcome by fatigue, I lay down among some straw and fell asleep.
4 While I was overcome by these feelings, I left the spot where I had committed the murder, and seeking a more secluded hiding-place, I entered a barn which had appeared to me to be empty.
5 I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
6 I was overcome by gloom and misery and often reflected I had better seek death than desire to remain in a world which to me was replete with wretchedness.
7 Sometimes, when nature, overcome by hunger, sank under the exhaustion, a repast was prepared for me in the desert that restored and inspirited me.
8 After the murder of Clerval I returned to Switzerland, heart-broken and overcome.
9 She upbraided herself for the sentiment, but could not overcome or lessen it.
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10 He was too diffident to do justice to himself; but when his natural shyness was overcome, his behaviour gave every indication of an open, affectionate heart.
11 They had begun to fail him before he entered the house, and they were quite overcome by the captivating manners of Mrs. Dashwood.
12 Absence might have weakened his regard, and convenience might have determined him to overcome it, but that such a regard had formerly existed she could not bring herself to doubt.
13 She resigned herself at first to all the misery of her situation; and happy had it been if she had not lived to overcome those regrets which the remembrance of me occasioned.
14 She could say no more; her spirits were quite overcome, and hiding her face on Elinor's shoulder, she burst into tears.
15 Elinor made no resistance that was not easily overcome.