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transcend
used in The Mill on the Floss

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go beyond
  • But one day, when he had broken down, for the fifth time, in the supines of the third conjugation, and Mr. Stelling, convinced that this must be carelessness, since it transcended the bounds of possible stupidity, had lectured him very seriously, pointing out that if he failed to seize the present golden opportunity of learning supines, he would have to regret it when he became a man,—Tom, more miserable than usual, determined to try his sole resource; and that evening, after his usual...
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (47% in)

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