I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
A knife caught her arm, and she ducked a punch in the cramped space.
The mention of him reminded her of her cramped stomach and the half dozen failed attempts to eat normal food.
Cramped, she stretched before approaching him again.
She took a hot shower in the cramped bathroom off the side of her room then pulled on the clothes.
The world was dark as always, cramped, his skin hot and clammy.
She stood for a long moment in the cramped, silent foyer.
Lana twisted, grimacing when her neck cramped with the simple movement.
Cynthia was there, seated alone in a cramped corner, looking beautiful in something summery, short and yellow, unsmiling but nodding in acknowledgment of his greeting.
Dean remained in his cramped position, his injured leg going numb, as daylight sank into evening.
His stomach cramped at the memory of that cliff.
She hadn't thought it so cramped, but it was, compared to Xander's spacious, airy condo.
Or the cramped little apartment that was home.
These matters, however, having been at length adjusted, Wellington, who in his cramped position between the sea and the Nive could not use his cavalry or artillery effectively, or interfere with the French supplies coming through St Jean Pied de Port, determined to occupy the right as well as the left bank of the Nive.
It is true that there is nothing, or hardly anything, that properly deserves the name of poetry in them - no passion, no sense of the beauty of nature, only a narrow "criticism of life," only a conventional and restricted choice of language, a cramped and monotonous prosody, and none of that indefinite suggestion which has been rightly said to be of the poetic essence.
It consists of a somewhat cramped old town, lying between the harbour and a sheet of water called Kleiner Kiel, and a better built and more spacious new town, which has been increased by the incorporation of the garden suburbs of Brunswick and Diisternbrook.
I think only those who have escaped that death-in-life existence, from which Laura Bridgman was rescued, can realize how isolated, how shrouded in darkness, how cramped by its own impotence is a soul without thought or faith or hope.
Look at those cramped dead firs, ever the same, and at me too, sticking out my broken and barked fingers just where they have grown, whether from my back or my sides: as they have grown so I stand, and I do not believe in your hopes and your lies.
From habit she scrutinized the ladies' dresses, condemned the bearing of a lady standing close by who was not crossing herself properly but in a cramped manner, and again she thought with vexation that she was herself being judged and was judging others, and suddenly, at the sound of the service, she felt horrified at her own vileness, horrified that the former purity of her soul was again lost to her.