Even in straitened times, idiosyncratic literature should have its place.
Their straitened circumstances—an honorable poverty—had been a burden light, indeed, to bear.
We will not weary you by writing how straitened we have been.
I found her lonely and dejected; her husband had no post, and they were living in straitened circumstances.
A straitened existence, sweet in spite of everything, now began for them.
I understand Mrs Irving is not a churchwoman, and she may be in real need, as the family is in straitened circumstances.
How would it sound, "I have an immersion to be immersed with, and how am I straitened?"
Yet she felt that she must not yield, she must go on leading her straitened, humdrum life.
Neglected and idle, he did not grumble; straitened and poor, he did not mope.
April found them straitened for provisions, and not an Indian could be seen.