Its laws permit, rather than require, an overburden of officials, high and low.
His overburden of labor had crushed him,—before this his eyes had been tired out.
"Do not overburden me," she answers, but in so low a voice that it can scarce be heard.
If I would have a clear spirit I must not overburden the flesh.
If the students are willing to work we do not want to overburden them, Mr. Haskers.
It is not wise to overburden oneself with numerous clothes when traveling.
Be careful not to overburden yourself with too many prayers, either mental or vocal.
It does not overburden one with an exposition of scientific facts.
As Madam Thelyphonus had obviously been accustomed to rather primitive furniture, I did not overburden her new apartments.
He was afraid to overburden the mind of Corny, and he said nothing more.