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In front of the locomotive, obstructing the rails completely, was a great mass of dirt, gravel and rocks.
RALPH ON THE ENGINEALLEN CHAPMAN
Well come right back at you with a worse one for obstructing the road.
A few more questions promised to bring out the fact—generally suspected—that a well-known banker was obstructing progress.
COMRADE YETTAALBERT EDWARDS
In short he was charged with "obstructing an officer" and attempting to "dissolve the Union," with "levying war."
Abruptly, as if to bar his threatened progress, Blossom moved a little to the side, obstructing the path.
WHEN 'BEAR CAT' WENT DRYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Here he remained for several days, with but little hope of obstructing the enemy's passage of the river.
THE RIVER WARWINSTON S. CHURCHILL
At length the police arrested him, for obstructing the passage, and George was sent to the Alms-House.
He bowed as he did so to a little party which at that moment entered the room through the door, obstructing his passage.
SECRET SERVICECYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
When he did, he realised that he was aiding in obstructing the best regulated thoroughfare in London.
T. DE WITT TALMAGET. DE WITT TALMAGE
Grease-traps of various forms have been invented with a view to retaining this obstructing material.