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And he bent his long legs, swathed in tight riding breeches, and sat down in the chair, too low for him, so that his knees were cramped up in a sharp angle.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I did not know how it was, but though there were only two of us, we were at once always cramped for room, and yet had always room enough to lose everything in.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Just beneath it stood the photograph of Lily Bart, looking out imperially on the cheap gimcracks, the cramped furniture of the little room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
A selfish pursuit had cramped and narrowed me, until your gentleness and affection warmed and opened my senses; I became the same happy creature who, a few years ago, loved and beloved by all, had no sorrow or care.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For a moment, stiffened by the cramped position in which she had slept, she could not remember where she was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She pinched her wrist, as though she were a noisy child in church, and when she was decent and cramped again, she listened.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Wildeve flung himself down on the soft ferns; and Christian, placing the lantern and parcel on the ground, perched himself in a cramped position hard by, his knees almost touching his chin.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
For this purpose I applied all the strength I possessed to force an entrance from the cramped spot in which I lay to the adjoining room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The descent was effected by means of metallic bars projecting from the sides of the well, and these being adapted to the needs of a creature much smaller and lighter than myself, I was speedily cramped and fatigued by the descent.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context