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Anna Karenina
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  • It seemed to her that such principles could only be a hindrance in farm management.
  • There’s only one way of having love conveniently without its being a hindrance—that’s marriage.
  • "But that’s no hindrance to your loving your wife."
  • His own peasants put every hindrance they could in the way of this new arrangement, but it was carried out, and the first year the meadows had yielded a profit almost double.
  • The cuttlefish is no hindrance.
  • The wife is the hindrance.
  • But with the hindrances that confronted him in his business, no one could explain why they existed.
  • In spite of the magnificent harvest, never had there been, or, at least, never it seemed to him, had there been so many hindrances and so many quarrels between him and the peasants as that year, and the origin of these failures and this hostility was now perfectly comprehensible to him.
  • Princess Varvara is no help, but a hindrance.
  • You would be a hindrance to me," said Levin, trying to be cool.

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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.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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