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If we load it with the oil of luxury, it will give an additional vigor, but in the end, clog and impede the motion.
Who art thou, who will impede this work, or shall be able to impede it, seeing God will have it forward.
With this view, the first object was to stop, or at least to impede, the arrival of supplies from Zealand.
With which accordingly Lady Knollys was quickly supplied; but it did not at all impede her utterance.
UNCLE SILASJ. S. LEFANU
I have come——' Here Cyril paused; the dryness of his lips seemed to impede his utterance. '
LOVER OR FRIENDROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
As the boat crossed the pool, Greta played out the cord carefully, so as not to impede its motion.
Lest, however, they might attempt to impede the course of justice, they were required to appear unarmed.
Flower, however, was accustomed to great heat in her native home, and the full rays of the sun did not impede her flight.
POLLYL. T. MEADE
They struggle so hard to get higher in the scale of existence; why should I impede their progress by demanding my pound of flesh?
THE MUSIC MASTERCHARLES KLEIN
In 1774 Franklin was dismissed, and his dismissal has been ascribed to a desire to impede the distribution of his publications.

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