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tether
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Ulysses
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  • Nearing the end of his tether now.
  • And there he was at the end of his tether after having often painted the town tolerably pink without a beggarly stiver.
  • The horse having reached the end of his tether, so to speak, halted and, rearing high a proud feathering tail, added his quota by letting fall on the floor which the brush would soon brush up and polish, three smoking globes of turds.
  • (He worms down through a coalhole, his brown habit trailing its tether over rattling pebbles.

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  • My body dangles, tethered by a rope hooked to my belt.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Most of the others sat slumped and sleeping in wheelchairs lined up in front of a huge television screen, all tethered to oxygen tanks like withered balloons.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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