You didn't find a man chained to the wall?
In prison he was chained and treated with great severity.
The wood is placed in a running stream and so tied or chained down as to be entirely submerged.
But tie yourself up with a woman and, like a chained convict, you lose all freedom!
She stared at him, not sure what to say or think about finding a man chained to her basement wall.
Baird's mother, on hearing that her son and other prisoners were in fetters, is said to have remarked, "God help the chiel chained to oor Davie."
The Hebrew name for Orion also means "fool," in reference perhaps to a mythological story of a "foolhardy, heaven-daring rebel who was chained to the sky for his impiety" (Driver).
He has been abused and has lived chained up most of his short life and the collar was never loosened.
But when you see a 3-metre unicycle chained to a lamp post you have to stop and look.
Jule sat with his back against the far wall, his lip bloodied, one eye black, and his hands chained above his head to the pipes running from the floor to the ceiling.
His voice was quiet and confident, and she felt like a visitor in his throne room rather than a woman talking to a stranger chained to her basement wall.
Damian was chained to the wall so he could be force fed what looked like fruit punch.
While Brady knew Lana was too afraid to leave his tent even if it wasn't guarded, he'd had to order Elise chained to a tree within view of four guards.
Dan's got her chained to a tree, she's so mad, Brady said.
Its early - Protestant sympathies placed it on the side of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War, and in 1628 it successfully resisted a siege of eleven weeks by Wallenstein, who had sworn to take it "though it were chained to heaven."
Those employed in workshops, whose overseers were themselves most commonly of servile status, had probably a harder lot than domestics; and the agricultural labourers were not unfrequently chained, and treated much in the same way as beasts of burden.
Even in private houses at Rome, so late as the time of Ovid, the porter was chained.
The lot fell upon Hesione, who was chained to a rock to await the monster's coming.
Fenrir grew so large that the gods were afraid of him and had him chained up. But he broke the first two chains.
Jewel's works were published in a folio in 1609 under the direction of Bancroft, who ordered the Apology to be placed in churches, in some of which it may still be seen chained to the lectern; other editions appeared at Oxford (1848, 8 vols.) and Cambridge (Parker Soc., 4 vols.).
The wretched captives were then chained and left in the court.
Letters exist written by Colbert to the judges requiring them to sentence to the oar as many criminals as possible, including all those who had been condemned to death; and the convict once chained to the bench, the expiration of his sentence was seldom allowed to bring him release.
An old oak lectern, dating from the middle of the 15th century, carries a chained copy, in a Tudor binding of brass, of Dean Comber's (1655-99) book on the Common Prayer, and a black-letter copy of Erasmus's Paraphrase of the Gospels.
The Greeks personified the constellation Andromeda as a woman with her arms extended and chained.
Its Latin names are Persea, Muller catenata (" chained woman"), Virgo devota, &c.; the Arabians replaced the woman by a seal; Wilhelm Schickard (1592-1635) named the constellation "Abigail"; Julius Schiller assigned to it the figure of a sepulchre, naming it the "Holy Sepulchre."
Young men swear eternal brotherhood; girls, eternal sisterhood; and the Church ratifies their choice in a service at which the feet of the pair are chained together.
As well as the shorter chained alkanes, alkenes are also formed.
daisy chained " for longer cable runs.
The protesters chained themselves to a French navy frigate.
Some faced jeers and flogging, while still others were chained and put in prison.
An iron drinking ladle is chained to the building.
It was the daily paranoia of wondering if the bicycle chained to the next lamppost was going to blow your legs off.
The books, still predominantly manuscripts, were still chained to the medieval lecterns.
matchstick figure chained to the line.
Conservatives will cut away the police paperwork that keeps police officers chained to their desks.
For example, suppose the bicycle was chained on a busy sidewalk.
Skuds spotted a 10-foot unicycle chained to a lamp-post.
Here the Dominicans, doubting the orthodoxy of the new-corners, had them put into prison, where they were chained foot to foot and fastened to a stake set up in the middle of the cell.
The library, built for Domenico Malatesta in 1452 by Matteo Nuzio, is a fine early Renaissance building, and its internal arrangements, with the original desks to which the books are still chained, are especially well preserved (see J.
The wretched captives were then chained and left in the court of the pashas house; and on the following morning the heads of their comrades who had perished the day before were skinned and stuffed with straw before their eyes.
Gustavus's political difficulties (see Sweden: History) chained him to his camp for the remainder of the year.
This doesn't mean that you are chained to the rocking chair or couch, however.
Boy George allegedly left Audun Carlsen chained up in his bedroom for a while, only to return with chains and leather straps, with which he beat the man.
Maybe another dog sits constantly chained to his dog house in the backyard, never receiving the affection and companionship all dogs crave.
There are still ways that classical guitar straps can be attached to your guitar so you're not chained to your chair while you play.
Moreover, even if he is stuck chained to a desk most of the time with very little opportunity to enjoy nature, he'll feel comfortable and at home in some camo styles while he's just relaxing around the house.
A Chained Fleece Hoodie features a faux fur hood lining and a gold embellished detailed chain design on the front of the sweatshirt.
Dr. Moreau: "I have seen the devil in my microscope, and I have chained him."
Pandora's Box is hidden in the desert, hidden in a great temple chained to the back of the last remaining titan -- Kronos.
But Kratos starts out with nothing more that 2 swords called the Blades of Chaos that are chained to his arms.
He wasn't doing too horribly badly in life until he woke up to find himself chained up inside of his apartment… hence the name The Room.
For anyone not yet familiar with Celtic knot work, it's an intricate series of knots chained together in a way that reveals no beginning or ending point.
Made of 14K gold, the watch is set inside two rows of chained links.
Over time you'll be able to judge a little better what a tablespoon or half a cup looks like and you won't be chained to your measuring cups forever.
Rabid: A snarling, upset werewolf chained and ready to kill.
An image flashed, that of Damian chained to a wall.
She didn't deserve to be chained to a tree.
Kiki was chained to the wall while Rhyn was sprawled on the floor of the small room.
Paperwork kept Dean chained to his desk until after lunch and he spent the afternoon pacing the courthouse corridor until plea-bargained to freedom shortly before five.
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