Usage examples for restrains

  1. She clenched her little hand impatiently under the folds of her robe as she spoke; but Octavianus lowered his eyes, saying carelessly: " In war the victor disposes of the property of the vanquished; but my heart restrains me from applying the universal law to you, who are so far above ordinary mortals. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers