1 Within the limits of his short tether he had tumbled about, annihilating the flowers of existence with greater singleness of purpose than many of the blatant personages whose company he kept.
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2 I was fairly at the end of my tether at last, and could hardly find the stamps to answer the advertisements or the envelopes to stick them to.
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3 Having tethered the horses, and bade Lucy adieu, he threw his gun over his shoulder, and set out in search of whatever chance might throw in his way.
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4 Yet a certain feeling, you may understand, tethered me in a circle of a few miles round the point of my arrival.
5 I light a fire, for we have brought supply of wood with us, and she prepare food while I undo the horses and set them, tethered in shelter, to feed.
6 Near the watchman's hut the black shapes of the Cossacks' shanties and of horses tethered together could be seen.
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7 Forty-five years he had lived here, and now supports himself and his old wife by the help of the steer tethered yonder and the charity of his black neighbors.
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8 Presently the horses began to scream, and tore at their tethers till I came to them and quieted them.