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bound
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

7 uses
  • No place, indeed, should murder sanctuarize; Revenge should have no bounds.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — Another room in the Castle (66% in)
  • 'tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet, To give these mourning duties to your father; But, you must know, your father lost a father; That father lost, lost his; and the survivor bound, In filial obligation, for some term To do obsequious sorrow: but to persevere In obstinate condolement is a course Of impious stubbornness; 'tis unmanly grief; It shows a will most incorrect to heaven; A heart unfortified, a mind impatient; An understanding simple and unschool'd; For what we...
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (35% in)
  • Speak; I am bound to hear.
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — A more remote part of the Castle (5% in)
  • O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I have bad dreams.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (42% in)
  • The single and peculiar life is bound, With all the strength and armour of the mind, To keep itself from 'noyance; but much more That spirit upon whose weal depend and rest The lives of many.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — A room in the Castle (12% in)
  • —Pray can I not, Though inclination be as sharp as will: My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent; And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — A room in the Castle (44% in)
  • There's a letter for you, sir,—it comes from the ambassador that was bound for England; if your name be Horatio, as I am let to know it is.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — Another room in the Castle (32% in)

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