Sentence Examples


  • In 1884-1890 he was an overseer of Harvard College.
  • "God be thanked," thought the overseer, "the storm has blown over!"
  • Being much excited by the first events of the Revolution, he gave up his desk to enter a printer's office, and by 1791 he was overseer of the printing department of the Moniteur.
  • He was for many years an overseer and preacher of Harvard University, his influence upon the religious life of the university being deep and wide.
  • Do not stay to be an overseer of the poor, but endeavor to become one of the worthies of the world.