Before many hours he had divested himself of his remaining garments, and was swimming easily and unencumbered
toward the east.
They tied their reins, and took off their coats and hats, so that they might be able to give unencumbered
attention to conversation and to the gestures necessary for its illustration.
The park as beautiful now, in its wintry garb, as it could be in its summer glory: the majestic sweep, the undulating swell and fall, displayed to full advantage in that robe of dazzling purity, stainless and printless - save one long, winding track left by the trooping deer - the stately timber-trees with their heavy-laden branches gleaming white against the dull, grey sky; the deep, encircling woods; the broad expanse of water sleeping in frozen quiet; and the weeping ash and willow drooping their snow-clad boughs above it - all presented a picture, striking indeed, and pleasing to an unencumbered
mind, but by no means encouraging to me.
with luggage, they would soon overtake the coach, and, passing it and preceding it on the road, would order its horses in advance, and greatly facilitate its progress during the precious hours of the night, when delay was the most to be dreaded.
Meanwhile the gallant Jos had agreed to escort his sister and the Major's wife, the bulk of whose goods and chattels, including the famous bird of paradise and turban, were with the regimental baggage: so that our two heroines drove pretty much unencumbered
to Ramsgate, where there were plenty of packets plying, in one of which they had a speedy passage to Ostend.
Perhaps from some vague rumour of his college honours which had been whispered abroad on his first arrival, perhaps because he was an unmarried, unencumbered
gentleman, he had been called the bachelor.
"Except for me, today," she said, "she has not a relation in the world." Did she by describing her niece as amiable and unencumbered
wish to represent her as a parti?
The great black was fleet, and, unencumbered
by the usual heavy armor of his rider, soon brought the fugitives to view.
The shop seemed to him by his Bun Hill standards extremely roomy, well lit, and unencumbered
. There was a long counter to the left of him, with drawers and miscellaneous commodities ranged behind it, a number of chairs, several tables, and two spittoons to the right, various barrels, cheeses, and bacon up the vista, and beyond, a large archway leading to more space.
My letter was as short as I could possibly make it, and was, I hope, unencumbered
by needless apologies and needless details.
Its share of the wealth of the country consists of clothes and household furniture, with here and there, in very rare cases, an unencumbered
by debt) in all her experience of him.