In the north these ranges are low and offer no great impediment to railroad building.
The little boy's tongue was tied, causing him to have a speech impediment.
The steps were an impediment to the girl on crutches trying to get to class.
Even though Morgan has a slight impediment, she is still confident speaking in front of large groups.
The cost of research equipment was an impediment to the university's project.
Tension between their families was an impediment to Zack and Carrie's marriage.
The difference in the two cultures was in impediment to the two girls becoming friends.
To resolve her minor impediment, Emily went to speech therapy for a few months.
Hope's physical impediment restricted her from walking long distances.
The lack of time Samantha had was an impediment to her getting her work done.
But the force of his mind overcame every impediment.
The eastern slopes are abrupt and difficult, and are a serious impediment to communication with the coast.
Bush has a speech impediment, and for this he's seen as ' dumb as a chimp ' or an ignorant fool.
A major impediment to healthy bonding is fear.
150-156), Battus, having an impediment in his speech, consulted the oracle at Delphi, and was told to found a colony in Libya; according to the Theraeans, Battus was entrusted with this mission by their aged king Grinus.
To resolve her minor impediment, Emily went to speech therapy for a fw months.
After this he practised medicine for a short time at Avignon, and for a longer period at Charlieu (where he contemplated marriage, but was deterred by a physical impediment).
He has a serious speech impediment, which has, on the evidence, blighted his life.
Finally, while an older body may experience some limitations in terms of strength and flexibility, it is no impediment to enjoyable sex.
Wooden guides being of considerable size, block up a certain portion of the area of the pit, and thus offer an impediment to the ventilation, especially in upcast shafts, where the high temperature, when furnace ventilation is used, is also against their use.
Sheridan, removed Throckmorton from office as "an impediment to reconstruction" and appointed E.
Permission was given for dancing, archery, leaping, vaulting and other harmless recreations, and of "having of May games, Whitsun ales and morris dances, and the setting up of May-poles and other sports therewith used, so as the same may be had in due and convenient time without impediment or neglect of divine service, and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to church for the decorating of it."
1 ' -!_ spite of the friction of the _ sides of the doors against their supports; but with large draw-doors and a considerable head, the friction of the surfaces in contact F offers a serious impediment in raising them.
From 1856 to 1863 Lambermont devoted most of his energies to the removal of this impediment.
Whatsoever impediment be to the contrary, we will set forth that authority to the utmost; for we have received from that see our crown imperial," " which," added More, " till his grace with his own mouth so told 'me ' 1 Ep. 426, Appendix.
This impediment remained in force until 1863, although the provisions were relaxed during French rule from 1795 to 1814, and also during the time Belgium formed part of the kingdom of the Netherlands (1815 to 18 3 o).
At the intimation that her life was an impediment to the security of the received religion, "she seemed with a certain unwonted alacrity to triumph, giving God thanks, and rejoicing in her heart that she was held to be an instrument" for the restoration of her own faith.
The amount of irrigation and the number of water channels form a considerable impediment to the movements of troops, not only immediately about Kandahar, but in all districts where the main rivers and streams are bordered by green bands of cultivation.
" I that hold it for a great impediment towards the advancement and further invention of knowledge, that particular arts and sciences have been disincorporated from general knowledge, do not understand one 1 This better known in the order of nature is nowhere satisfactorily explained by Bacon.
In other words, there was either a definite tendency to expansion, or there was no impediment in the religion itself when circumstances promoted its transplantation.
While teaching (1678-1685), he began the study of theology, but soon, on account of an impediment in his speech, discontinued it and took up medicine.
Here and there a valley has become filled with alluvial detritus owing to some local impediment in the drainage, and when this occurs there is usually to be found a fertile and productive field for agriculture.
While, therefore, scarcely any impediment is offered to the progress of an animal in motion in the air, it is often exceedingly difficult to compress the air with sufficient rapidity and energy to convert it into a suitable fulcrum for securing the necessary support and forward impetus.
The Soil of Alaska seems to be in itself rich, and quite capable of agricultural development; the great impediment to this is in the briefness of the summer.
The limited supply and high price of these tiles for a time impeded the progress of the new system of draining; but the invention of tile-making machines removed this impediment, and gave a stimulus to this fundamental agricultural improvement.
all round the anterior circumference of the head; and both jaws are armed with bands of long pointed teeth, which are inclined inwards, and can be depressed so as to offer no impediment to an object gliding towards the stomach, but to prevent its escape from the mouth.
His father having lost his fortune and sold the family estate, Thomas May, who was hampered by an impediment in his speech, made literature his profession.
But, though he has a place among lay theologians, dread of ecclesiastical impediment to free inquiry, added to strong inclination for scientific investigation, made him look to medicine as his profession, and before 1666 we find him practising as a physician in Oxford.
He certainly seems to have been the reverse of athletic (the stalwart Aeschines upbraids him with never having been a sportsman), and he probably had some sort of defect or impediment in his speech as a boy.
Jamie Oliver and his lisping, mockney screen presence has carried him from speech impediment obscurity, to movie star celebrity status.
Toresolveher minor impediment, Emily went to speech therapy for a few months.
The biggest impediment to using solar energy is the upfront cost of the panels and their installation.
Safety is paramount for children in the bathroom, so make sure none of your decorations can tip over onto small heads or otherwise be an impediment to your child.
Snoring can be annoying, and a serious impediment to sleep, which is why so many people seek out stop snoring aids.
I will not have a physical disfigurement or speech impediment to compensate for my lack of dramatic presence.
I now like myself and am pleased to report that I have also overcome the speech impediment.
To remove such impediment, land under the tea estates will be leased out on long term basis.
I do solemnly declare that I know not of any lawful impediment why I?
Back at that age, poor Kyn did have a slight speech impediment.
The Public Records Acts 1958 & 1967 raise no legal impediment to charging for access to public records.
Once built, they are a structural impediment to significantly reduced levels of waste disposal.
impediment on a trunk road so making it one way through the narrows conflicts with this ideal.
The candidates must be free from impediment of speech, or other infirmity.
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Ferguson ' s continued presence at Old Trafford has always been considered the greatest impediment to Beckham making a return to United.
speech impediment obscurity, to movie star celebrity status.
On the 17th he developed fever; for a time he treated it as a momentary impediment to the expedition; but on the 27th his speech was gone, and the Macedonian army were suffered to pass man 1 For the Indian campaigns of Alexander see especially McCrindle, Invasion of India by Alexander the Great (1896); Vincent A.
long and offers a serious impediment to navigation.
On the 16th, hoping probably to save herself by these means, she informed Cranmer of a certain supposed impediment to her marriage with the king - according to some accounts a previous marriage with Northumberland, though the latter solemnly and positively denied it - which was never disclosed, but which, having been considered by the archbishop and a committee of ecclesiastical lawyers, was pronounced, on the 17th, sufficient to invalidate her marriage.
It is only to be regretted that the Society did not also adopt the quarto size in which it appeared, for by issuing their English version in folio they needlessly put an impediment in the way of its common and convenient use.
Throughout the greater part of the 12th century the chief impediment in the way of the external development of the Hungarian monarchy was the Eastern Empire, which, Rivalry under the first three princes of the Comnenian dynasty, dominated south-eastern Europe.
In 1189 Frederick Barbarossa of Germany sought and obtained leave to lead his troops on the third crusade through the Byzantine territory; but he had no sooner crossed the border than Isaac, who had meanwhile sought an alliance with Saladin, threw every impediment in his way, and was only compelled by force of arms to fulfil his engagements.
Sigismund's obstinate insistence upon his right to the Swedish crown was the one impediment to the conclusion of a war which the Polish Diet heartily detested and very successfully impeded.
Shipton continued to chop, as if deciding this and not a direct blow from the ice ax was a far better way to remove this annoying impediment to his foolproof plan.
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