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encumber
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Don Quixote
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  • 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! stay, for not by my fault, but my horse’s, am I stretched here."

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  • Digital distribution is encumbered by old copyright law.
  • Players complain they are encumbered by the new protective padding.

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