But even these stunning, fully realized roles were overborn by the simple, natural performance of Harold Russell as Homer Parrish.
The exorbitant Prerogatives of our Governors &c. which would have overborn our Liberties, if it had not been opposed by the five preceding Particulars.
Their great Error was in suffering Publicola to be overborn and Paines Yellow Fever to be Spread and propagated and applauded, as if, instead of a Distemper, a putrid, malignant mortal fatal Epidemic, it had been a Sulubrious shower of Blessings from on high.
I have been long on the borders of a precipice, without courage to retire from so dangerous a situation: overborn by my family, I have been near marrying a man for whom I have not the least tenderness, and whose conversation is even now tedious to me.
But at last, seeing our main body in danger of being overborn with the number of our enemies, we gave over that attempt on the Fort, and ran down in all hast unto the valley, to help and assist them in the fight.