But in one crucial way she subverted expectations: she worked.
True suspense and deft plotting are subverted in the name of needlessly convoluted conspiracies.
Under the reign of those two kings happened the mortal blow, which subverted the very foundation of their constitution.
Under such conditions as mentioned, faith and love are subverted.
In nine months, in one session of Congress, by a great coup d'etat, our constitution has been completely and for ever subverted.
Now, as she had foreseen, the marriage of Rhys had subverted all that.
By declaring themselves the protectors of the people, Marius and Cæsar had subverted the constitution of their country.
Already the pretended further decision is subverted in Kansas.
It is thus that the original revelation is subverted and at last overthrown.
The Roman imperial thrones of civil despotism were subverted.