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  • Your spirit shall break every fetter, And love shall cast out every fear. Cited from Yesterdays, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • Then they broke off their fetters and walked away to the other side of the island. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous
  • A man who lost the sense of his freedom, though free, would be fettered still. Cited from Lancashire Idylls (1898), by Marshall Mather
  • The highest good, fettered by any condition, was in his eyes no good at all. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118, by Various
  • Cut off the five fetters, leave the five, rise above the five. Cited from Sacred Books of the East, Ed. by Epiphanius Wilson [Tr.: F. Max Mueller]
  • This weight they could not throw off, these fetters they could not break. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII, by John Lord
  • Of what use would wings be to him who is fast bound in iron fetters? Cited from Peter Schlemihl, by Adelbert von Chamisso
  • He had begun work on his own fetters, but try his best could make no material progress. Cited from The Rover Boys In The Mountains, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • The fetters have but this moment been removed, and you will find walking difficult. Cited from The Little Clay Cart, by (Attributed To) King Shudraka
  • The genius has the right to cast off the fetters only after he has well studied them. Cited from Of Genius / Preface to The Creation, by Aaron Hill
  • The same powers developed themselves in a still greater degree in Miss Fetters. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 38, December, 1860
  • We feel as if fetters had been struck off our minds and bodies. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • Why, one was bound and fettered if feeling was to rule one and not mind. Cited from Franklin Kane, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Yet he had not been able to put fetters upon ideas. Cited from Life of St. Francis of Assisi, by Paul Sabatier
  • I did not meet my end, and my fetters are broken. Cited from The Little Clay Cart, by (Attributed To) King Shudraka
  • If we could get rid of our fetters and escape we might have to fight. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • They walked slowly, as though their fetters had grown ten times their weight, and without a word. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • No, a thousand times no; he would fetter himself to no woman's fancy! Cited from The Valley Of Decision, by Edith Wharton
  • Her speech was fettered, and she moved without her own will or guidance. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • He who would govern an empire might better have fetters on feet and hands! Cited from Caesar Dies, by Talbot Mundy
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Root form of fetters is fetter for both verb and noun.

Words starting with fetters

Meaning of fetters

  • noun A shackle for the ankles or feet
  • verb Restrain with fetters