barring them

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  • He had tried so many, and society had barred them all! Cited from The Education of Henry Adams, by Henry Adams
  • He closed the double doors behind him, and barred them from within. Cited from Police Operation, by H. Beam Piper
  • In various ways they are still opposing these forces which are barring them from these organizations. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • What was one to do with them, in a city where the best hotels and apartment-houses barred them out? Cited from Love's Pilgrimage, by Upton Sinclair
  • These laws also barred them from occupying many public offices.
  • He had quite forgotten them in his exile, for the college influence had barred them out from its vicinity. Cited from Lo, Michael!, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • There was an iron obstruction in the way, that barred them from getting further. Cited from Frontier Boys in Frisco, by Wyn Roosevelt
  • Police on duty at City Hall initially barred them, but soon the mob pushed past these guards.
  • He allowed a Japanese American bowling league into his alleys at a time when others were barring them.
  • The team are known for their small ice rink, which has in the past barred them from competing at a higher level.
  • Which by the force of delight being barred them, the less they could overthrow them, the more they hated them. Cited from English literary criticism, Various, C.E. Vaughan
  • Though they were some distance above the ground, I saw now that he had closed and barred them at the expense of ventilation. Cited from The Gold of the Gods, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • The original punishment, reduced on appeal, would have barred them from the Champions League altogether.
  • The women reportedly accepted financial settlements from the association which barred them from discussing their allegations further.
  • They were declared professionals, which barred them from playing football for both Danish clubs and the Danish national team.
  • The Lady has the power to control each and every portal in Sigil, opening and barring them at will.
  • Many parks barred them with signs that read "Negroes and dogs not allowed."
  • Hastily shutting to the doors and barring them they take stand, each at a window, of which there are also two, both being in front. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • At Londonderry, the apprentice boys shut the gates of the town and barred them against him. Cited from Young Folks' History of England, by C.M.Yonge
  • To the west, the village of The Sheik lay directly in their path, barring them effectually. Cited from Son of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
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