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The lad swung round sharply towards the speaker, but Coulthurst laid a restraining hand upon his arm.
He, in general so reckless in words, experienced a restraining influence he had never felt before.
I had much at heart the enactment of legislation for restraining the alienation of land and for the protection of tenants.
"Keep low, Paul," said Henry, restraining his eager comrade.
At present, he was not sorry such a restraining influence was removed.
Marine engineers, therefore, need some mechanical means of restraining their engines from "running away."
His gesticulations were so furious that the car experienced violent oscillations; I had much difficulty in restraining him.
To his father, the Lowlander, he probably owed his restraining sense of strategy and caution.
As that reform goes forward we may see motor-driven cars and wagons exerting a restraining influence on local railroad rates.
The merchant, diffusing a smell of brandy around him, and restraining loud hiccups, approvingly nodded his head at every sentence.
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