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shackle -- as in: you cannot shackle my spirit
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Heart of Darkness
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  • We are accustomed to look upon the shackled form of a conquered monster, but there—there you could look at a thing monstrous and free.

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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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