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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • And then I was hampered with that bothering show, which I'm free of at last, thank the stars.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On Sundays he was a man of misty views, rather given to postponing, and hampered by his best clothes and umbrella: upon the whole, one who felt himself to occupy morally that vast middle space of Laodicean neutrality which lay between the Communion people of the parish and the drunken section,—that is, he went to church, but yawned privately by the time the congregation reached the Nicene creed, and thought of what there would be for dinner when he meant to be listening to the sermon.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather

  • We want to suggest standard best practices without hampering creative adjustment to local circumstances.

  • When children don`t get enough sleep, it hampers our efforts in the classroom.

  • With the hampering help of my sisters I made the little doghouse.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows

  • He is still playing, but is obviously hampered by the sprained ankle.

  • The paper said Granma and Granpa was selfish, and being that way was total hampering me for the rest of my continual life.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree

  • Nearly all of his father`s presents were given with reservations which hampered their value somewhat.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
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