"Youth is no hindrance to courage," muttered Sukhtelen in a failing voice.
Natasha apparently tried not to be a burden or a hindrance to anyone, but wanted nothing for herself.
He regarded all these occupations as hindrances to life, and considered that they were all contemptible because their aim was the welfare of himself and his family.
Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.
(4) Similar measures will be taken that peasants with their carts and horses may meet with no hindrance on their return journey.
This being the field marshal’s frame of mind he was naturally regarded as merely a hindrance and obstacle to the impending war.
She attributed immense importance to all her husband’s intellectual and abstract interests though she did not understand them, and she always dreaded being a hindrance to him in such matters.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to….
The very qualities that had been a hindrance, if not actually harmful, to him in the world he had lived in—his strength, his disdain for the comforts of life, his absent-mindedness and simplicity—here among these people gave him almost the status of a hero.
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Putting more people on the project at this late date would be more a hindrance than a help.
It would have been faster, but Denna’s mania was growing stronger, and all her extra energy was more of a hindrance than a help.