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The Count of Monte Cristo
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fetter
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Are you a man of imagination—a poet? taste this, and the boundaries of possibility disappear; the fields of infinite space open to you, you advance free in heart, free in mind, into the boundless realms of unfettered revery.
  • While the rest slept, then, we went away a short distance; we severed our fetters with a file the Englishman had given us, and swam away.
  • My fortune, though small, is free and unfettered, and the memory of my late father is respected in our country, Valentine, as that of the most upright and honorable merchant of the city; I say our country, because you were born not far from Marseilles.
  • "She told me that she loved no one," said Valentine; "that she disliked the idea of being married; that she would infinitely prefer leading an independent and unfettered life; and that she almost wished her father might lose his fortune, that she might become an artist, like her friend, Mademoiselle Louise d’Armilly."

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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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