“A few years 'training, a little of that discipline which you call fetters, pretty manners, and suitable dress would make you quite the sort of girl who would appear amongst my cultivated friends in the garden by the River Thames.”
“Then they laid me in fetters and returned me to my place which was the dungeon under ground.”
“It was as if a release from the shadow of death and a way towards fellowship were opened when he saw friends and fellow writers taken away in fetters and executed.”
“And he goes on to say this, with fine sarcasm, of the growing lads that read this book, "But their King will be your Father, and will furnish you meat and garments, gyves and fetters from the dungeons of his misbegotten race.”
“Emperor Aurelian caused her to be led through Rome bound in fetters of gold.”
“In every subject we study, in every department of life, in law, in politics, and in religion, the domination of the phrase fetters thought and perverts action.”
“Nebuchadnezzar bound him in fetters to carry him to Babylon"; his treatment there is nowhere mentioned.”
“He had played a part in a revolt in Java, had languished in Dutch fetters, and had risen to be a trusted agent of Brigham Young, the Utah president.”
“Have you taken a captive only to see him in fetters?”
“The distress supposed (v. 8): If they be bound in fetters, laid in prison as Joseph was, or holden in the cords of any other affliction, confined by pain and sickness, hampered by poverty, bound in their counsels, and, notwithstanding all their struggles, held long in this distress.”
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