Sentence Examples


  • The queen wished to bury him at the feet of the Swedish kings, and to raise a costly mausoleum in his honour; but these plans were overruled, and a plain monument in the Catholic cemetery was all that marked the place of his rest.
  • On being overruled he retired from the negotiations.
  • President Hayes returned this bill with his veto, but the veto was overruled in both Houses of Congress.
  • Even the king wavered for an instant; but, Dahlberg persisting in his opinion, Charles overruled the objections of the commanders.
  • His refusal of this post was overruled, so he entered on his office on the 13th of April; and two days after, the newly constituted Society took its formal corporate vows in the basilica of San Paolo fuori le mura.