[He takes from the table a book bound in red cloth].
I know that this man was your schoolfellow, and that you feel bound to stand by him because there was a boyish friendship between you.
First, you would feel bound to quarrel with me.
Oh, they know it in their hearts, though they think themselves bound to blame you by their silly superstitions about morality and propriety and so forth.
[Appealing to her impulsively] Violet: Dad’s bound to find us out some day.
[Bounding gaily down from the road into the amphitheatre, and coming between Tanner and Straker] I am so glad you are safe, old chap.
[suddenly walking determinedly to her, and snatching her hand from Violet to feel her pulse] Why, her pulse is positively bounding.
But you are not bound to sacrifice yourself always to the wishes of your parents.
On inquiring what that proviso meant, I found that it meant that I proposed to get possession of her property if she had any, or to undertake her support for life if she had not; that I desired her continual companionship, counsel and conversation to the end of my days, and would bind myself under penalties to be always enraptured by them; and, above all, that I would turn my back on all other women for ever for her sake.