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tether
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War and Peace
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  • They rode through the village of Rykonty, past tethered French hussar horses, past sentinels and men who saluted their colonel and stared with curiosity at a Russian uniform, and came out at the other end of the village.
  • Near the watchman’s hut the black shapes of the Cossacks’ shanties and of horses tethered together could be seen.
  • Petya ought to have known that he was in a forest with Denisov’s guerrilla band, less than a mile from the road, sitting on a wagon captured from the French beside which horses were tethered, that under it Likhachev was sitting sharpening a saber for him, that the big dark blotch to the right was the watchman’s hut, and the red blotch below to the left was the dying embers of a campfire, that the man who had come for the cup was an hussar who wanted a drink; but he neither knew norů

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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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