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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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fetter
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • To discover the mode of life or of art whereby your spirit could express itself in unfettered freedom.
  • The grey block of Trinity on his left, set heavily in the city’s ignorance like a dull stone set in a cumbrous ring, pulled his mind downward and while he was striving this way and that to free his feet from the fetters of the reformed conscience he came upon the droll statue of the national poet of Ireland.

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  • She is fettered by old ideas whose time has passed.
  • the law would fetter the free press

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