They heard, as the last burdened
family filed through the gate, a crash of falling beams and thatch behind the walls.
It was the sad confession and continual exemplification of the shortcomings of the composite man, the spirit burdened
with clay and working in matter, and of the despair that assails the higher nature at finding itself so miserably thwarted by the earthly part.
Even now, when burdened
with a young family, Joan Durbeyfield was a passionate lover of tune.
Xodar was burdened
with the boy, and I with the three long-swords.
Upon getting back to the car, he found it burdened
with the quartz-blocks that Joe's greed had heaped in it.