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The Horse and His Boy
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rein -- as in: to rein in their activities
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The Horse and His Boy
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  • If I’m not to hold on by the reins or by your mane, what am I to hold on by?
  • When all was finished it said: "Now; we’ve got to have reins for the look of the thing, but you won’t be using them."
  • But in spite of semi-darkness and cold fingers all was done in the end, the big packs bound on the horses, the rope halters (which they were now wearing instead of bridles and reins) in the children’s hands, and the journey began.
  • Shasta’s seat was excellent but he was sadly puzzled what to do with his reins, for he had never touched the reins while he was on Bree’s back.
  • Shasta’s seat was excellent but he was sadly puzzled what to do with his reins, for he had never touched the reins while he was on Bree’s back.
  • Shasta told Corin most of his adventures and explained that he had learned all his riding from a horse and didn’t really know how to use the reins.
  • And he’d got the reins tangled somehow.

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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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