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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Where, the huge velarium that Nero had stretched across the Colosseum at Rome, that Titan sail of purple on which was represented the starry sky, and Apollo driving a chariot drawn by white gilt-reined steeds?
  • He leapt from the saddle and threw the reins to one of them.
  • You gallop with a loose rein.

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  • The court reined in agency power—describing it as out of control.
  • She took up the reins of government.

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