It and Tom’s persuasions presently carried the day.
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Once more it hammered him, but his momentum carried the day and he broke the wire.
Gary Paulsen -- Woodsong
While it may be said that the darker and uglier of these opposing conditions has usually carried the day, there must also be recorded in the name of truth a long chronicle in which decency and honor were at moments able to controvert the absolute dominion of the reigning evil, more often than not against rather large odds, whether in Poznan or Yazoo City.