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Now, that idea would never have occurred to me; but then I am not encumbered with pleasures.
The estate was considerably encumbered with debts; creditors turned up on all sides, and the prince, in spite of all advice and entreaty, insisted upon managing all matters of claim himself--which, of course, meant satisfying everybody all round, although half the claims were absolutely fraudulent.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
If your daughter's friend likes the terms, and is not encumbered with a sweetheart, I will send for her when the school breaks up at midsummer.
Yet he went forward along a path which he could no longer see, sometimes rushing suddenly into water, and sometimes encumbered with stiff clay, ignorant whither he was going, and uncertain whether his next step might not be the last.
But to one of Soapy's proud spirit the gifts of charity are encumbered.
But he was unluckily endowed with a good name and a large though encumbered estate, both of which went rather to injure than to advance him.
He would find his unexpected inheritance sadly encumbered, but the property would recover with time, and, if "the captain" was careful, he might be a rich man yet before he died.
Global Banking News-19 March 2010-Lehman's cash pool was encumbered before bankruptcy(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Although significantly larger in total area, the encumbered lots sold at a significant discount as compared to the unencumbered lots, both on a price per square foot and an overall basis.
It could be useful to schoolchildren encumbered with books or to emergency personnel and soldiers who sometimes need to sprint while carrying heavy loads, says the pack's inventor, locomotion researcher Lawrence Rome of the Univerisity of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
The Xi-100 is designed for the researcher who is interested in getting fast, repeatable data from an instrument that is not encumbered by unneeded levels of complication, according to the literature.