Overheating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 58 pages
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Use in Literature OverheatingTo avoid danger of overheating, it is well to apply the flame away from the center of the flask where any solids would be liable to congregate.ndash;James Bryant Conant (editor) in Organic Syntheses.Overheated, he had pushed the bed covers off from his throat; he had hollowed the pillow away from his face.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Reign of Law.The governor of the island might possibly escape to the mountain sanatorium, but the other officials will sicken in their various overheated offices.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Cyprus, as I Saw it in 1879.Felicite fell ill; her blood was overheated, and her chest seemed threatened with inflammation.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Beatrix.She laughed with the good, gay laugh of her girlhood when I, running up with my basket after Madeleine, cried out, 'Mine too! See mine, mamma!' To which she answered: 'Don't get overheated, dear child.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Lily of the Valley (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).The smell of these dainties blended so completely with that of the immoderately overheated stove and the odor peculiar to offices and old papers, that the trail of a fox would not have been perceptible.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Colonel Chabert.There was no sensation of overheat, although the arms might weary with the swinging of the heavy maul and the back respond with aches to the stiffened attitude imposed by the adze.ndash;E.J. Banfield in My Tropic Isle.A warm mist rose around us laden with the smell of vegetation, ripe corn, and clover from the overheated earth and the neighboring fields, which had drunk their full of sunlight.ndash;Reneacute; Bazin in The Ink-Stain, vol 2.It had rained all day and the building was overheated by a glowing stove and filled with the smell of rank tobacco and steaming clothes.ndash;Harold Bindloss in The Girl From Keller's.He checked them that they might not become overheated, and the fine cobs trembled impatiently in their harnesses.ndash;Paul Bourget in Cosmopolis, vol 2.

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