A direct attack on the Danish lines failed, but later in the year Alfred saw a means of obstructing the river so as to prevent the egress of the Danish ships.
East of the White House and obstructing the view from it to the Capitol stands the oldest of the departmental buildings, the Treasury Building (architect, Robert Mills (1781-1855), then U.S. architect), an imposing edifice mainly of granite, 510 ft.
1792, &c.), and obstructing in every way the representatives of the king and queen.
He pinched me for obstructing justice and a whole bunch of stuff.
There is no excuse for short play on his part, and his bowls would be better off the green than obstructing the path of subsequent bowls.