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But a strong desire to improve and elevate the schools, led him to overtask himself.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
The work is too severe for African thews, and experience has shown it a bad economy to overtask the slave.Pictures of Southern Life|William Howard Russell
Not to reveal too much, and not to tire curiosity or overtask belief, was his daily labour.Ormond, Volume III (of 3)|Charles Brockden Brown
But it is lost if we overtask the perceptions and carry away no idea with us: there is no gain, and positive harm.
Old barriers have disappeared; while new difficulties are being created, of a magnitude to overtask the faith of the strongest.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay