In the red glow from the fire-box, a group of people stood huddled together on the platform, encumbered
by bundles and boxes.
They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered
with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
A third wore trappings and arms of an officer of the staff; while the rest, from the plainness of the housings, and the traveling mails with which they were encumbered
, were evidently fitted for the reception of as many menials, who were, seemingly, already waiting the pleasure of those they served.
and, as Tom, encumbered
by his fetters, proceeded to do it, he assisted him, by pulling it, with no gentle hand, from his neck, and putting it in his pocket.
People of the name of Tupman, very lately settled there, and encumbered
with many low connexions, but giving themselves immense airs, and expecting to be on a footing with the old established families.
Her fortune was large, and our family estate much encumbered
So much more wicked and distracted had the Revolution grown in that December month, that the rivers of the South were encumbered
with the bodies of the violently drowned by night, and prisoners were shot in lines and squares under the southern wintry sun.
Her dress was of a lavender colour, and perfectly neat; but scantily made, as if she desired to be as little encumbered
You will have no objection, I dare say, to your great expectations being encumbered
with that easy condition.
Brian de Bois-Guilbert rolled on the field, encumbered
with the stirrup, from which he was unable to draw his foot.
Down went Rocinante, and over went his master, rolling along the ground for some distance; and when he tried to rise he was unable, so encumbered
was he with lance, buckler, spurs, helmet, and the weight of his old armour; and all the while he was struggling to get up he kept saying, "Fly not, cowards and caitiffs
This shows the immense difficulty in preventing that species of traffic, where there is an inland communication, and places in a strong light the disadvantages with which the collection of duties in this country would be encumbered
, if by disunion the States should be placed in a situation, with respect to each other, resembling that of France with respect to her neighbors.