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The Torah, committed by Jehovah to their order, lays it on them as their vocation to diffuse the knowledge of God in Israel,-the knowledge that He seeks truthfulness and love, justice and considerateness, and no gifts; but they, on the contrary, in a spirit of base self-seeking, foster the tendency of the nation towards cultus, in their superstitions over-estimate of which lies their sin and their ruin.
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We cannot, therefore, over-estimate the salutary effect produced upon us in a church or room adorned with sacred paintings.
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By a just retribution, the success of Junius, in two senses so monstrously exaggerated-exaggerated by a romantic over-estimate of its intellectual power through an error of the public, not admitted to the secret-and equally exaggerated as to its political power by the government in the hush-money for its future suppression, became the heaviest curse of the successful criminal.
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Whether many or few did so read and so satisfy themselves, we have no means of knowing; it is easy to over-estimate the effect such writing may have had, and to forget that those who were capable of being convinced by exposition of this sort would mostly be those who were already convinced without; still, so far as Lucian had any effect on the religious position, it must have been in discrediting paganism and increasing the readiness to accept the new faith beginning to make its way.
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It would be difficult indeed to over-estimate the gains which have accrued to the lovers of Shelley from the strenuous labours of Mr. Harry Buxton Forman, C.B.
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Their story went back, as they believed, with unbroken continuity, and in the very places where their later life was lived, to a past, stretching beyond, yet continuous with, actual memory, in which heaven and earth mingled; to those who were sons and daughters of stars, and streams, and dew; to an ancestry of grander men and women, actually clothed in, or incorporate with, the qualities and influences of those objects; and we can hardly over-estimate the influence on the Greek imagination of this mythical connexion with the natural world, at not so remote a date, and of the solemnising power exercised thereby over their thoughts.
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Although I am afraid you over-estimate the actual value of the marks of courtesy and attempts to make agreeable your residence and that of your family upon these islands, which we have sought to offer, I thank you for the kind expression of your acknowledgments, and trust that you will always believe that my object, and that of every member of my Government, was but poorly carried out by any manifestations which it has been in our power to make.
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But most of us suffer-if suffer we do-because we over-estimate ourselves and our own importance.
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Old Tom did not over-estimate the good qualities of the boat.
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It is a pleasure to feel that the aim, which I value more than the success, is comprehended by one whose exquisite taste as a critic is only impaired by that far rarer quality,-the disposition to over-estimate the person you profess to esteem!
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I cannot over-estimate the importance of this delight in and worship of Beauty in Nature, which the wise Chinese considered the path to the highest things in Art.
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But I do not doubt that your generous appreciation of the labours of others has led you to over-estimate what I have done.
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Examples of Over-estimate

Example #1
The more they are, the more they sin against me; their glory they barter for shame.
Example #2
Hosea, Isaiah, and Micah are in agreement with Amos.
Example #3
We feel, while in their presence, that we are in the company of the just.
Example #4
Thus the soul receives every day thousands of impressions, good or bad, according to the character of the objects presented to its gaze.
Example #5
This criminal thirsted for literary distinction above all other distinction, with a childish eagerness, as for the _amrecta_ cup of immortality.
Example #6
But, as generally happens in such cases, this prosperous crime subsequently avenged itself.