his chain

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  • We men kept our places at a safe distance from his chain. Cited from Jezebel's Daughter, by Wilkie Collins
  • He took his watch off his chain and placed it upon the table beside him. Cited from Tell England, by Ernest Raymond
  • They must carry him off in his chains, but they get him away.
  • He worked at his chains till he succeeded in getting out of them. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • He was taken up his chain of command and had to explain what happened.
  • Every one who has lived any time in the world can show you the marks of his chain. Cited from The Life of Duty, v. 2, by H. J. Wilmot-Buxton
  • His chain broke several times, and in the cold rain he had to put it back on.
  • I had found no answer when I saw him replacing his watch on his chain. Cited from Tell England, by Ernest Raymond
  • She then moved him, and shook him, and all his chains fell off. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 10, Tr. by Burton
  • If the two older children were intent on their play his chain of thought was not broken. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Occasionally a heavy sea would bear one of them away, and he was only saved by his chain. Cited from Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
  • His chain held and I went into the house. Cited from Rudder Grange, by Frank R. Stockton
  • No outside influence could break up his chain of thought when he got after a diseased watch. Cited from Remarks, by Bill Nye
  • His chains were broken, and at twenty-nine years of age Tom began life over again. Cited from The Children's Portion, ed. by Robert W. Shoppell
  • He laid his weight against the end of his chain until the collar shut off his wind. Cited from Kazan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • But one day when out at sea fishing, he discovered that he had forgotten his chain and key.
  • Then he disengaged his chain and took his gold watch from his pocket. Cited from Rupert of Hentzau, by Anthony Hope [See Zenda]#
  • In his sleep he was leaping again at the end of his chain. Cited from Kazan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • He was provided no medical assistance, and indeed his chains were not removed, even after his death.
  • He is extremely happy to have his chain back.
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