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Lack of water in this district has proved a stumbling block which will shortly be dispelled by machinery.
Some find tenths and octaves their stumbling block, but I cannot say that they ever gave me much trouble.
VIOLIN MASTERYFREDERICK H. MARTENS
Herr Duehring finds competition to be the stumbling block in the way of his comprehension.
We admit this willingly; and even the participation of Ezra in this codification in itself furnishes no stumbling block for us.
In this career, also, his conscience proved a stumbling block.
Old Madame Carter was the only stumbling block now; there was no question of her definite hostility.
HARRIET AND THE PIPERKATHLEEN NORRIS
You do not wish to be a stumbling block, do you, Monsieur le Cur?
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
That was the stumbling block of our young author, for he never could make up his mind to choose between the Dale girls.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Judge Sewall was unwilling to make equal provision for her, hence the stumbling block in their courtship.
Here we learn first of all that the stumbling block of their iniquity (verse 19) was the silver and gold.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN

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