In the conditions of the proletariat, those of old society at large are already virtually swamped
Vyse was a nice woman, but her personality, like many another's, had been swamped
by London, for it needs a strong head to live among many people.
Within and without the waters rose equally - then lay an instant level with our gunwales - then swamped
Being out in a boat on the river Lea, especially on Saturday afternoons, soon makes you smart at handling a craft, and spry at escaping being run down by roughs or swamped
by barges; and it also affords plenty of opportunity for acquiring the most prompt and graceful method of lying down flat at the bottom of the boat so as to avoid being chucked out into the river by passing tow-lines.