A thousand pounds is a heavy venture for one so straitened as I am.
Can it be that the rarity of this virtue in England has to do with our living in a straitened island?
His means were straitened, and he lived upon the contributions of his friends.
We will not weary you by writing how straitened we have been.
A straitened existence, sweet in spite of everything, now began for them.
It was true that his hotel pointed to the most straitened circumstances.
How would it sound, "I have an immersion to be immersed with, and how am I straitened?"
Neglected and idle, he did not grumble; straitened and poor, he did not mope.
His word to us all is, 'Ye are not straitened in Me, ye are straitened in yourselves.'
We are straitened in ourselves, and suppose that we are straitened in God.