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  • The general condition of the Italian railways has also affected it, and the increased traffic has not always found the necessary facilities in the way of a proper amount of trucks to receive the goods discharged, leading to considerable encumbrance of the port and consequent diversion of a certain amount of trade elsewhere, and besides this to serious temporary deficiencies in the coal supply of northern Italy.
  • I was foot loose and fancy free, I hadn't had any female encumbrances since halfway through my training - oh well.
  • In the late 1860s he also began to purchase some of the earlier encumbrances charged against the Dufferin estates.
  • Instead at a stroke we abolish the second chamber, the monarchy and all other such encumbrances.
  • Instead at a stroke we abolish the second chamber, the monarchy and all other such encumbrances.

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