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  • Tea was brought; the conversation became even more free from restraint than before. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • Many people will tell us that it is better to have some kind of a restraint than none at all. Cited from Superstition In All Ages (1732), by Jean Meslier
  • I am a savage, with no more self-restraint than I ever had. Cited from Three Comedies, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • Indeed, poetry may be said to need far more self-restraint than prose. Cited from Reviews, by Oscar Wilde
  • In some respects we are a people of more restraint than you are. Cited from The Hunters of the Hills, by Joseph Altsheler
  • In truth the regular army was under less restraint than the militia. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • In his character of wit he was under less restraint than even in his character of ruler. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • No people ever lived who were freer from unnecessary legal restraints than you. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • The whole party will utter lamentations, though under more restraint than those of the professional women in front. Cited from Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul, by T. G. Tucker
  • She seemed also to be under less restraint than the others, and this, I afterward found, was the case. Cited from Awful Disclosures, by Maria Monk
  • This constitutional power, therefore, is no greater a restraint than this body imposes on itself. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • In her intercourse with me there were fewer restraints than on any other occasion. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • They have more self- restraint than men, and are naturally more gracious and polite. Cited from Character, by Samuel Smiles
  • On paper, the new agency was supposed to act with more restraint than the Cheka.
  • For more than ten years he had been living without other external restraints than those social laws that all must observe who desire to keep a fair reputation. Cited from The Home Mission, by T.S. Arthur
  • The secret police operated with somewhat more restraint than in other Communist states, but were still a feared tool of control.
  • When he first began to think about buying the house, I was surprised and talked with less restraint than is usual with me. Cited from More Pages from a Journal, by Mark Rutherford
  • There is no more restraint than is necessary to comfort and good order; the object being to make old tars comfortable. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The war was between power on one side, and wit on the other; and the power was under far more restraint than the wit. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • Yes, laugh at me if you will, but nevertheless I'm going to speak my thoughts with no more restraint than these birds are under. Cited from A Day Of Fate, by E. P. Roe
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