- This was overruled by my father. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
- On the whole he was of opinion that parliament had overruled common law, and taken away trial by jury, except as provided by the act, or extended by the king. - "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
- But generals hesitated and differed, bolder spirits were overruled, undue weight was given to the too- cautious counsels of scientific soldiers, and it was decided to sit down before and slowly besiege the place. - "The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood", Arthur Griffiths.