under restraint

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  • It was no less than his plain duty to put the man under restraint. Cited from The Colonel's Dream, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • When his action became known at court, he was arrested and put under restraint.
  • I warned him he would be kept under restraint till he did so. Cited from Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • From time to time he was placed under restraint, but only for a moment. Cited from The Fighting Governor, by Charles W. Colby
  • If you hear or see anything going on in there, go in and put him under restraint. Cited from A Man of Mark, by Anthony Hope
  • They are trying to show that he was under restraint there, as if such a thing were possible! Cited from The Tempting of Tavernake, by E. Oppenheim
  • If he had been put under restraint when I said so, none of these things would have happened. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • I tried to persuade him to give himself up, to let himself be put under restraint. Cited from The Wharf by the Docks, by Florence Warden
  • I wish you would persuade her to have him put under restraint. Cited from The Survivor, by E.Phillips Oppenheim
  • We've located the trouble and got the man under restraint. Cited from Out of the Ashes, by Ethel Watts Mumford
  • I have a friend who knows you, and who will know before evening that I am here under restraint. Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • If it were honest he felt that its authors were wild people who should be kept under restraint. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Often the new methods come under restraint of the law. Cited from Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, by Clarence Darrow
  • It was no longer safe to live with him; he was put under restraint, and never again knew freedom. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • She has had her freedom too long not to grow restive under restraint. Cited from The Goose Girl, by Harold MacGrath
  • "Was he in some institution where he was kept under restraint?" Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Girls at her age are usually shy and under restraint, but with her it was quite different. Cited from Japanese Literature, by Various
  • If you do not agree to the plan I have suggested, I must put you under restraint. Cited from Charred Wood, by Myles Muredach
  • It's a good rule to go by that you never should let your herd know they are under restraint. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in Texas, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • You shall be placed under restraint at once. Cited from Press Cuttings, by George Bernard Shaw
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