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shackle -- as in: you cannot shackle my spirit
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David Copperfield
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  • Micawber being now on the eve of casting off the pecuniary shackles that have so long enthralled him,’ said Mrs. Micawber, ’and of commencing a new career in a country where there is sufficient range for his abilities, — which, in my opinion, is exceedingly important; Mr. Micawber’s abilities peculiarly requiring space, — it seems to me that my family should signalize the occasion by coming forward.

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  • Half-naked, bruised, and shackled to the wall.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He holds up some sort of metal headgear that I instantly name the head shackle.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay

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