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Then why should you shackle poor Gurth, uncle, for the fault of his dog Fangs?
Habit is a terrible thing; it shackles the strongest, and Tom had fallen into the habit of inquiring after Mr Williams' rheumatism over the garden fence first thing in the morning.
She says that when women try to throw off their shackles, their fathers, brothers and husbands are the very first to try to rivet them on again, and that in such a matter no man has any authority.
That Captain Oleson had been expecting this signal was apparent by the celerity with which the shackles were knocked out of both anchor-chains.
In the end he managed to knock both shackles out and raise the staysail and jib, and the Duchess filled away for the entrance.
When the fore and main were up, I told him to knock the shackle out of the anchor chain and let her go.
The feel of spring was in the air, the feel of growing life under the snow, of sap ascending in the trees, of buds bursting the shackles of the frost.
He is of the same mind as the old poet Davenant who thought it folly to take away the liberty of a poet and fetter his feet in the shackles of an historian.
Clocks," said the Prince, "are shackles on the feet of mankind.
I wished in no way to shackle the liberty of my companions, but I certainly felt no desire to leave Captain Nemo.
Your fine critic of woman must never shackle his judgment by calling one woman his own.
I cannot think of a more fundamental right of due process and basic human dignity than for a child to be able to face a juvenile court judge without shackles unless there is a true safety concern for the child or participants in court.