At the beginning of his married life Luther must have been in straitened circumstances.
From one cause or another, principally Ottilie von Goethe's extravagance, the family was in very straitened circumstances; and the brothers, being thoroughly unbusinesslike, believed themselves to be poorer than they really were.
He was in very straitened circumstances, the revenue of his see being only 02 in good years.
The elder Darer was an esteemed craftsman and pious citizen, sometimes, as was natural, straitened in means by the pressure of his numerous progeny.
After he had completed his university course, he was for many years in very straitened circumstances.