He has obstructed
the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.
But as in carrying them into effect they become revealed and known, they are at once obstructed
by those men whom he has around him, and he, being pliant, is diverted from them.
She and Nicolete exchanged many kisses which were hard to bear, and the first quarter of an hour of our journey was much obstructed
by the farewells of her far-fluttering handkerchief.
The way through which our hunters were to pass in pursuit of their game was so beset with briars, that it greatly obstructed
their walk, and caused besides such a rustling, that Jones had sufficient warning of their arrival before they could surprize him; nay, indeed, so incapable was Thwackum of concealing his indignation, and such vengeance did he mutter forth every step he took, that this alone must have abundantly satisfied Jones that he was (to use the language of sportsmen) found sitting.
Both clever men, neither one nor the other asked himself if any human resistance has ever yet obstructed
the progress of truth--when truth has once begun to force its way to the light.
The sidewalk was obstructed
by an assortment of interested neighbours, who opened a lane from time to time for a hurrying messenger bearing from McGary's goods pertinent to festivity and diversion.
Early in the morning, before she had risen, he cleared away the snow that obstructed
her path to the milk-house, drew water from the well, and brought the wood from the outhouse, where, to his perpetual astonishment, he found his store always replenished by an invisible hand.
But what was a great deal worse was, that it was not one story, but two stories tangled together; and they obstructed
and interrupted each other at every turn and created no end of confusion and annoyance.
The whole of Lucy's behaviour in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it, therefore, may be held forth as a most encouraging instance of what an earnest, an unceasing attention to self-interest, however its progress may be apparently obstructed
, will do in securing every advantage of fortune, with no other sacrifice than that of time and conscience.
The Torres Straits are nearly thirty-four leagues wide; but they are obstructed
by an innumerable quantity of islands, islets, breakers, and rocks, that make its navigation almost impracticable; so that Captain Nemo took all needful precautions to cross them.
Koti said that they obstructed
and attacked some policemen while performing their lawful duties.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], July 11 (ANI): A day after a scuffle broke out between the police and locals during an anti-encroachment drive in Mundhwa area, an FIR has been filed against the people who obstructed