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 O’verdo (Justice),Overture. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Overreach (Sir Giles).
 
The counterpart of Sir Giles Mompesson, a noted usurer outlawed for his misdeeds. He is an unscrupulous, grasping, proud, hard-hearted rascal in A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Massinger.   1
 


 O’verdo (Justice),Overture. 

 
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