And then there was such comfort in the very easy distance of Randalls from Hartfield, so convenient for even solitary female walking, and in Mr. Weston’s disposition and circumstances, which would make the approaching season no hindrance to their spending half the evenings in the week together.
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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.