Let a fellow once go down, and he's kept down: every dog has a fling at him.
Like all thistles this will become a weed if not kept down with a firm hand.
It is true that I kept down my shivers from fear of putting him out.
Her emotions were not starved, but they were kept down and only allowed to nibble.
Perhaps it was a good thing for you, Dicky, and kept down fever.