1 In her impatience she endeavoured to pass this obstacle by pushing her horse into what appeared to be a gap.
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2 They encountered an obstacle evidently; a rock.
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3 An obstacle occurred to this his favourite project, in the mutual attachment of his ward and his son and hence the original cause of the banishment of Wilfred from the house of his father.
4 I am not romantic fool enough to further the fortune, or avert the fate, of one who is likely to be a successful obstacle between me and my wishes.
5 There was a still greater obstacle in Oliver's youth and childishness.
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6 His instinct was to regard her as a conspirator against rather than as an antecedent obstacle to Thomasin's happiness.
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7 Feeling about for the obstacle which had flung him down, he discovered that two tufts of heath had been tied together across the path, forming a loop, which to a traveller was certain overthrow.
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8 The money which my mother had left was enough for all our wants, and there seemed to be no obstacle to our happiness.
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9 You do not imagine that if I were the pursuer I should allow myself to be baffled by so slight an obstacle.
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10 Corinthe created an obstacle, the Rue Mondetour was easily barricaded on the right and the left, no attack was possible except from the Rue Saint-Denis, that is to say, in front, and in full sight.
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11 Proceeding from circuit to circuit, he reached a lane which he judged to be the Rue de la Poterie; near the middle of this street, he came in contact with an obstacle.
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12 After all, he saw no obstacle to their happy life resuming its course.
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13 Everything presented an obstacle, everything raised a question.
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14 The density, which was his support, was also an obstacle.
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15 A weak obstacle is sometimes sufficient to overthrow a great design.
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