References in classic literature ?
As to Henry C-, the next in age and wisdom of our band, he had broken loose from the unyielding rigidity of his family, solidly rooted, if I remember rightly, in a well-to-do London suburb.
Queequeg, said I, let's go; this fellow has broken loose from somewhere; he's talking about something and somebody we don't know.
In the case of General Eisenhower's 1952 election, "the returns indicated that one of the staunchest Democratic constituencies [Catholics] had broken loose from its moorings" (120).
We've already broken loose from the stranglehold of the two-party duopoly, and the sooner other progressives join us, the better.