But they gave good account of themselves, and before they had been overborne by force of numbers
they had killed two and disabled three more.
He would swoop noiselessly down with his seven canoes upon the single one of the white man, and before the guns of the latter could inflict much damage upon his people he would have overwhelmed the enemy by force of numbers
Tarzan and Abdul were rushed back toward the end of the room by the very force of numbers
Some of the crowd were armed, and from very force of numbers
were waxing brave to lay violent hands upon the party.
While some brought all their energies to bear upon this toilsome task; and some, rearing ladders against the prison, tried to clamber to the summit of the walls they were too short to scale; and some again engaged a body of police a hundred strong, and beat them back and trod them under foot by force of numbers
; others besieged the house on which the jailer had appeared, and driving in the door, brought out his furniture, and piled it up against the prison-gate, to make a bonfire which should burn it down.
If by the mere force of numbers
a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written Constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution--certainly would if such a right were a vital one.
"If re-elected, I will lead a government that seeks to win votes not simply by force of numbers
but by the strength of our arguments and the support we are able to build for our policies.
It is not enough that by sheer force of numbers
this generation has kept America's politics and popular culture boomer-centric for decades.
The army of healthy households with HSAs covered by an employer could by sheer force of numbers
drive the employer's total health-benefit costs far more than is commonly appreciated.
It is not the force of violence,or military might,but the sheer force of numbers
and economic power.''