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bound
used in Sense and Sensibility

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1  —1 use as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • —No;— not less when I knew you to be unhappy, than when I had believed you at ease, did I turn away from every exertion of duty or friendship; scarcely allowing sorrow to exist but with me, regretting only THAT heart which had deserted and wronged me, and leaving you, for or I professed an unbounded affection, to be miserable for my sake.
    Chapter 46 (81% in)

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  • "I felt myself," she added, "to be as solemnly engaged to him, as if the strictest legal covenant had bound us to each other."
    Chapter 29 (77% in)
  • I would not bind myself to allow them any thing yearly.
    Chapter 2 (64% in)
  • On the present occasion, for the better entertainment of their visitor, towards whose amusement he felt himself bound to contribute, he wished to engage them for both.
    Chapter 18 (79% in)
  • Lucy first put an end to it by saying in a lower tone, though Marianne was then giving them the powerful protection of a very magnificent concerto— "I will honestly tell you of one scheme which has lately come into my head, for bringing matters to bear; indeed I am bound to let you into the secret, for you are a party concerned.
    Chapter 24 (52% in)
  • She then left the room; and Elinor dared not follow her to say more, for bound as she was by her promise of secrecy to Lucy, she could give no information that would convince Marianne; and painful as the consequences of her still continuing in an error might be, she was obliged to submit to it.
    Chapter 35 (96% in)
  • —THEN, if I had not been bound to silence, perhaps nothing could have kept me entirely—not even what I owed to my dearest friends—from openly shewing that I was VERY unhappy.
    Chapter 37 (59% in)
  • I will not reason here—nor will I stop for YOU to expatiate on the absurdity, and the worse than absurdity, of scrupling to engage my faith where my honour was already bound.
    Chapter 44 (27% in)

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