Ambrose only exclaimed “O uncle, you must have been hard pressed.”
Burke took refuge, as his wont was when too hard pressed, in a mighty bellow.
Who drove us into the arms of Athens, when we were hard pressed by the tyranny of Thebes?
You may, if you like, call in the assistance of Irish when hard pressed?
They 're so hard pressed for messengers, they've got no time to examine ...