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tether
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Hard Times
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  • Within the limits of his short tether he had tumbled about, annihilating the flowers of existence with greater singleness of purpose than many of the blatant personages whose company he kept.

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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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