Definition of Obstructing:
- "Ester Ried", Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden).
- "The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians", G. G. Findlay.
The principle, according to which population increases, prevents the vices of mankind, or the accidents of nature, the partial evils arising from general laws, from obstructing the high purpose of the creation.- "An Essay on the Principle of Population", Thomas Malthus.