Overcharging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 29 pages
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Familiar Quotations Overcharging ndash; ExtortThe villain's censure is extorted praise.ndash;Alexander PopeOvercharging ndash; OverburdenThinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doers think, progress will be just another word in the already overburdened vocabulary of the talkers who talk.ndash;AnonymousOvercharging ndash; OverloadWhat usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.ndash;R. Buckminster Fuller Use in Literature OverchargingThe atmosphere seemed to be overcharged with electricity, which played its pranks among us, neither man nor beast being exempt.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.The certainty of their delivery, and the absence of all attempt at overcharge, would render the prohibition of rival carriers unnecessary.ndash;Charles Babbage in On the Economy Of Machinery And Manufactures.The time lost in recovering an overcharge generally amounts to so many times the value of the sum recovered, that it is but rarely resorted to.ndash;Charles Babbage in On the Economy Of Machinery And Manufactures.So that you may conclude, that no people overcharged with tribute, is fit for empire.ndash;Francis Bacon in Essays of Francis Bacon.He had never overcharged or sought to force a bargain.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau.Those musings of hers are so profound that you fall under the spell of them; on me, at least, she has the effect of a cloud overcharged with electricity.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Country Doctor.The overcharged air of the trench vibrates more and more as we go forward.ndash;Henri Barbusse in Under Fire.It was a happy thought of the leading men in these parts to organize a kind of tourist agency among themselves, thus keeping out strangers and speculators sure to spoil the business by overcharges.ndash;Matilda Betham-Edwards in The Roof of France.

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