Sentence Examples

  • An appeal was made to the civil courts, which decided (1839) in favour of the New School; but this decision was overruled and a new trial ordered.
  • In 1897 a decision of Chief Justice Kotze was overruled by an act of the volksraad.
  • These protests were overruled by the majority of the ministers, who invoked dynastic and monarchical considerations in favor of a desperate stand, however hopeless, in defence of the last remnants of the colonial empire of Spain.
  • Dean's suggestion of placing the little fellow out of doors in the trash was overruled by his more compassionate wife who pointed out the resulting reduced chances of January survival.
  • West Virginia demurred, but was overruled, and on the 4th of May 1908 a master was appointed to take testimony.

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