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  • Soon the soul of the growing child was overcast by the dark shadows of life. Cited from Anarchism and Other Essays, by Emma Goldman
  • There had been a bright moon, but it was now overcast by clouds. Cited from Tom Swift And His Photo Telephone, Victor Appleton
  • We had hardly gained the highest point when we remarked that the sky was becoming rapidly overcast by clouds from the west. Cited from Round About the Carpathians, by Andrew F. Crosse
  • He was always serious, but his features were now overcast by the deepest gloom. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • He glanced up and saw that the sky was being rapidly overcast by swiftly moving clouds. Cited from The Man in Gray, by Thomas Dixon
  • The bright dawn of the new era is overcast by their threatening shadow. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Feb. 12, 1919, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The early hours of summer sky, how quickly they pass away, to be overcast by dark foreboding clouds of doubt and fear. Cited from See America First, by Orville O. Hiestand
  • The latter shut down dark, but rainless, although the sky was heavily overcast by clouds. Cited from The Devil's Own, by Randall Parrish
  • It was very dark now, darker even than it had been before, for almost the entire sky was overcast by thick, black clouds. Cited from Tarzan the Untamed, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • Alverado's face became overcast by a black look. Cited from The Girl Aviators on Golden Wings,Margaret Burnham
  • Meanwhile the moon was becoming overcast by clouds and a mist had risen upon the sea. Cited from A Hero of Our Time, by M. Y. Lermontov
  • If at noon the world is suddenly darkened, you know, without looking up at the sky, that it is overcast by a cloud. Cited from A Thorny Path, by Georg Ebers, v1
  • My approaching marriage must not be overcast by the awful scandal that will follow your trip to Reno. Cited from The Substitute Prisoner, by Max Marcin
  • Still our household was overcast by the same insurmountable dread of our tenant. Cited from J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 4, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • But he was the child of misfortune, and his morning of life was overcast by clouds and tempests. Cited from History Of The Conquest Of Peru, by Wm H. Prescott
  • Armine saw life returning into the eyes that had expressed a sick weariness of an existence suddenly overcast by the cloud of suffering. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • The morning had been clear, but the sky in the afternoon was overcast by a thunderstorm, with a strong gale of wind. Cited from Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, by Mitchell
  • The pride that was his now in being the official herald of portentous news was overcast by an evident sorrow. Cited from In the Claws of the German Eagle, by Albert Rhys Williams
  • Pale, with a dull eye and heavy heart, all the noble features of that face, usually so calm and serene, were overcast by grief. Cited from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Only on one side of the sky the stars were shining, the other and greater part was overcast by one huge cloud stretching from the mountaintops. Cited from The Cossacks, Leo Tolstoy
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