But Mr. Tulliver was not to be hindered of his retort.
But forestalling his answer, she said,— "I suppose it’s all astronomers; because, you know, they live up in high towers, and if the women came there they might talk and hinder them from looking at the stars."
One delicious grinding snip, and then another and another, and the hinder-locks fell heavily on the floor, and Maggie stood cropped in a jagged, uneven manner, but with a sense of clearness and freedom, as if she had emerged from a wood into the open plain.
Why, with only looking into what went on in the mill,, I found out how there was a waste of five hundred a-year that might be hindered.
Could he not hinder that, by persuading her out of her system of privation?
I must tell you at once what I came about, else I shall be hindering you from taking your dinner.
"Oh, where is he?" said poor Maggie, with a flush and tremor that no presence could have hindered.
There is nothing to hinder that now?
Then there is nothing to hinder our being friends, Philip,—seeing each other and talking to each other while I am here; I shall soon go away again.
You’ll like enough be ta’en into partnership, as your uncle Deane was before you,—you’re in the right way for’t; and then there’s nothing to hinder your getting rich.
But it’s hindering—my not being well—go and tell ’cause to get the horse in the gig, Luke; I can get down to St. Ogg’s well enough—Gore’s expecting me."
We can’t hinder the country from knowing that."
"If my father shouldn’t get well, I should be very unhappy to think anything had been done against his will that I could hinder.
"But, uncle," said Tom, earnestly, "I don’t see why the Latin need hinder me from getting on in business.
There are no more uses of "hinder" in the book.
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Her efforts to turn the department around were further hindered by budgetary cuts.
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