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channel

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a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

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a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

narrow

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Entre el alba y la noche esta la historia / universal") is also to he seen in Tirano Banderas, in which time is characterized by straitness, anachrony or flashback, and simultaneity.
However, temporal straitness and multiplicity do not by themselves suffice to define the narrative form of El ruedo liberico.
"Hezekiah said, What is the meaning of the verse, 'Yea, He hath allured thee out of the mouth of straits into a broad place, where there is no straitness (and that which is set on thy table is full of fatness)' (Job 36:16)."(28)
(1) Robert Cushman, pamphleteer for the Pilgrim migration, offered one version of this strategy when he said "the straitness of the place is such as each man is fain to pluck his means (as it were) out of his neighbor's throat, [and] there is such pressing and oppressing in towns and country, about farms, trade, traffic, etc.