1 Not long afterwards, the country was overrun by war.
2 It was a crazy old house with a wharf of its own, abutting on the water when the tide was in, and on the mud when the tide was out, and literally overrun with rats.
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3 The three great sorrows of his life held his attention in particular: his love for a woman, his father's death, and the French invasion which had overrun half Russia.
4 And if, for the last five hundred years, it has not happened that any of these nations has actually overrun another country, there are various reasons to account for it.
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5 He looked like a man cut away from the stake, when the fire has overrunningly wasted all the limbs without consuming them, or taking away one particle from their compacted aged robustness.
6 So speaks she, and is silent, while pallor overruns her face.
7 But amid his utterance a quick shudder overruns his limbs; his eyes are fixed in horror; so thickly hiss the snakes of the Fury, so vast her form expands.
8 Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its rider, the masterless ocean overruns the globe.