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They were but twenty men, and they were encumbered with women and children.

By this time he found himself so encumbered with bundles that he thought it best to go home.

Tom, The BootblackHoratio Alger

The cowboys couldn't play ball any more than a rabbit, encumbered as they were by their chaps, high-heeled boots, and spurs.

Ted Strong's Motor CarEdward C. Taylor

The packet dropped amid the masses of papers that encumbered the desk.

It was steep and narrow, and encumbered with boulders; but in half an hour they reached the other end.

Redskin and Cow-BoyG. A. (George Alfred) Henty

Their branches were encumbered with snow, and it silently dropped off in wet heaps while I stood at the window.

Bleak HouseCharles Dickens

It has encumbered thousands of them with an indebtedness so hopeless, that its annual interest swallows up the income of the farm.

Solaris FarmMilan C. Edson

Fortifications were destroyed, guns were dismounted, the trenches were encumbered with the dead and dying.

The Rock of the LionMolly Elliot Seawell

The houses were a mass of miserable little shells, whitewashed within and encumbered with furniture.

The Death of the GodsDmitri Mrejkowski

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