Ramblings & ephemera

1 Henry VI: subverts

From William Shakespeare’s Henry VI, part 1 (II: 3):

TALBOT:

These are his substance, sinews, arms and strength,
With which he yoketh your rebellious necks,
Razeth your cities and subverts your towns
And in a moment makes them desolate.

subverts: To bring about the downfall of: bring down, overthrow, overturn, topple, tumble, unhorse.

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