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"Aside from poverty, chastity and obedience, he's a great monk."
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'We're all out of Novocain, so we need to restrain your arms and legs.'
'No need to apologize, Frank. Reasonable minds can differ!'
'My, your children are well-behaved!'
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"Let's just do the top layer."
"Maybe we should try getting by with just one car."
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'You don't have to do this, Mr. Wilson. Think about your family!'
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'It's very important to have balanced diet.'
'I shall not raise my voice, but be aware every word I say is upper case, bold, italics and underlined.'
'I hope it's not too much of an inconvenience for you, but I'm desperate to hold on to our good teachers.'
'The restraints are for your own protection, Mr.Norris. We're concerned that if you rung the nurses station once more, they'll strangle you.'
"My gut tells me this is a time to mute our hoopla."
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'Oh, you don't need a prescription. You just need to refrain from everything you enjoy.'
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"I believe this is your table"
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"Our rule of thumb is: if it tastes good, don't eat it."
'You've put up with a lot of teasing, childish pranks and harassment around here. I must say, I admire your restraint.'
The Open Refrigerator
Dentist straps man in so he can't escape.
"OK, one more, but that is it."
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Thanks to his new TV Shopping Restraints, Bob could resist.
'This one's called "Makes Men Wild". Got anything that calms men down?'
Try as they might, the female manatees could not keep from ogling Ivan and his six-pack.
'Look at those cheeks, and me stuck in here with my pincers tied.'