It was the sweet allurement of the mimosa tree in full bloom that finally overcame my fears.
Hard work overcame the sins of our forefather.
Whether he ever overcame the dualism; which the sources, such as they are, unanimously ascribe to him is not clearly ascertained.
It argued no ordinary foresight thus to recognize that Hungary's strategy in her contest with the Turks must be strictly defensive, and the wisdom of Sigismund was justified by the disasters which almost invariably overcame the later Magyar kings whenever they ventured upon aggressive warfare with the sultans.
The English Christians overcame the Celtic divines of Iona, and in 710 even in Pictland they came into the customs of western Christianity.