Overslept in a sentence

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When, by all the rules governing the action of the nerves, she ought to have passed a wakeful night she had overslept more than an hour.
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Ashe, like Baxter, and as the result of a night disturbed by anxious thoughts, had also overslept himself.
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Let the loving mother, the virtuous sister, the father, the wife, together with all the relations [of a man possessed with this latter folly], cry out: "Here is a deep ditch; here is a prodigious rock; take care of yourself:" he would give no more attention, than did the drunken Fufius some time ago, when he overslept the character of Ilione, twelve hundred Catieni at the same time roaring out, _O mother, I call you to my aid_.
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The bright light gushing into my eyes told me that I had overslept myself, and that it was far past the hour at which I should have been on deck and at work.
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It warn't early, because I overslept.
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Next morning I awoke from prolonged and sound repose with the impression that I was yet in X-, and perceiving it to be broad daylight I started up, imagining that I had overslept myself and should be behind time at the counting-house.
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The worthy man, in consequence of his slumbers being interrupted, overslept himself, and it was seven o'clock when he called Sam. "Get up, Samuel," he said; "it's dreadful late, and you must be spry, or you won't catch up with the work.
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So Gundulfus overslept himself, and was thereby disappointed of his ordination, the office being quite finished before he came to the place.
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Little Flyaway, who had been chasing the cat, ran to meet her, looking very joyful because her cousin had overslept herself.
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She had, in fact, overslept herself a little, and as Becky had done the same, neither had had time to see the other, and each had come downstairs in haste.
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I was sleepy, and overslept myself.
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Not until several hours later did he give up hope of overtaking Isobel and her father as he had planned, and he reproved himself roundly for having overslept.
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If he had not overslept he would have caught up with the sledges before they separated, if he had not forced himself into this assignment it was possible that Isobel and her father would have come to him.
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The next morning Edwin overslept himself.
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The following morning, Toad, who had overslept himself as usual, came down to breakfast disgracefully late, and found on the table a certain quantity of egg-shells, some fragments of cold and leathery toast, a coffee-pot three-fourths empty, and really very little else; which did not tend to improve his temper, considering that, after all, it was his own house.
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Max could make little out of it, for Bannon's face was under water half the time, but he caught such phrases as "Pete's darned foolishness," "College boy trick," "Lie abed all the morning," and "Better get an alarm clock"- which thing and the need for it Bannon greatly despised-and he reached the conclusion that the matter was nothing more serious than that Bannon had overslept.
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The sound of many voices was filling the house when Allie, having long overslept herself, awoke at last and lifted her heavy head from the pillow.
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What would the sleepy old town have been without the soldiers, seeing that even with them it had so overslept itself as to have slept its echoes hoarse, its defensive bars and locks and bolts and chains all rusty, and its ditches stagnant!
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He said it was a pity he had overslept himself, for if he had come to bid Pony good-bye, the way he said, then he could have told just how much of it was a dream and how much was not.
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It was broad full daylight; he had overslept himself, and the smack was leaving by the early tide.
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Examples of Overslept

Example #1
Indeed, she had had the first sound and prolonged sleep that had come to her since the honeymoon began; for until then she had slept alone all her life and the new order had almost given her chronic insomnia.
Example #2
It was ten minutes past nine!
Example #3
He was wondering how best to follow up this clew when he perceived Ashe coming down the stairs.
Example #4
There are moments when the giddy excitement of being right on the trail causes the amateur-or Watsonian-detective to be incautious.
Example #5
I will demonstrate to you, that the generality of all mankind are mad in the commission of some folly similar to this.
Example #6
There is one species of folly, that dreads things not in the least formidable; insomuch that it will complain of fires, and rocks, and rivers opposing it in the open plain; there is another different from this, but not a whit more approaching to wisdom, that runs headlong through the midst of flames and floods.