Didst thou think it was but the darkening of thy bursting eyes the difficulty of thy cumbered
But as it was, his trousers cumbered
him in that desperate race, and presently, when he was about sixty yards from us, his boot, polished by the dry grass, slipped, and down he went on his face right in front of the elephant.
It was a wild chaos where axe and sword rose and fell, while Englishman, Norman, and Italian staggered and reeled on a deck which was cumbered
with bodies and slippery with blood.
Of course, if you need someone to listen to your troubles or if, as the old hymn says, you "are cumbered
with a load of care" then "take it to the Lord in prayer".
The Street End has the history and the romance, but modern football fans prefer a decent view, unen- cumbered
by posts and a roof.