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His arms were inserted in the long, closed sleeves of the straitjacket.

His first move was to take the straitjacket in his own hands and order me to stand.

Then she takes out the straitjacket and goes behind the chair.

You ought to be put in a straitjacket and drenched with cold water.

Finally even the old nurse is induced to betray him: she slips the straitjacket over him, adding the last touch to the treachery.

The next minute he was pinned, handcuffed, and in a straitjacket, after crippling one assailant with a kick on the knee.

The straitjacket which German idealism has provided is certainly far too narrow even for the varieties of human imagination.

I always thought him sane enough until today, but you can take it from me that either he or I ought to be in a straitjacket.

Some said that I ought to be put into a straitjacket, for I was undoubtedly mad to think of such a thing.

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