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bound
used in Far from the Madding Crowd

15 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • "Boundless love; I shouldn't have supposed it in the universe!" murmured Joseph Poorgrass, who habitually spoke on a large scale in his moral reflections.
    Chapters 7-9 (46% in)

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  • And it is because of that very helplessness that I feel bound to go.
    Chapters 55-57 (43% in)
  • On the table lay an old quarto Bible, bound in leather.
    Chapters 13-15 (3% in)
  • "Very well, let's try it," said Bathsheba, bounding from her seat with that total disregard of consistency which can be indulged in towards a dependent, and entering into the spirit of divination at once.
    Chapters 13-15 (4% in)
  • I was bound to show some feeling, if I would not be a graceless shrew.
    Chapters 31-33 (16% in)
  • Above the dark margin of the earth appeared foreshores and promontories of coppery cloud, bounding a green and pellucid expanse in the western sky.
    Chapters 31-33 (35% in)
  • Oak was not bound by his agreement to assist in the corn-field; but the harvest month is an anxious time for a farmer, and the corn was Bathsheba's, so he lent a hand.
    Chapters 31-33 (72% in)
  • Close to the entrance stood a row of faggots, bound and un-bound, together with stakes of all sizes.
    Chapters 40-42 (5% in)
  • Close to the entrance stood a row of faggots, bound and un-bound, together with stakes of all sizes.
    Chapters 40-42 (5% in)
  • CHAPTER XLII JOSEPH AND HIS BURDEN—BUCK'S HEAD A wall bounded the site of Casterbridge Union-house, except along a portion of the end.
    Chapters 40-42 (60% in)
  • If she were to go to him now at once and say no more than these few words, "What is the truth of the story?" he would feel bound in honour to tell her.
    Chapters 43-45 (15% in)
  • Bathsheba's heart bounded with gratitude in the thought that she was not altogether deserted, and she jumped up.
    Chapters 43-45 (60% in)
  • The cluck of their oars was the only sound of any distinctness upon the sea, and as they laboured amid the thickening shades the lamp-lights grew larger, each appearing to send a flaming sword deep down into the waves before it, until there arose, among other dim shapes of the kind, the form of the vessel for which they were bound.
    Chapters 46-48 (68% in)
  • She belonged to him: the certainties of that position were so well defined, and the reasonable probabilities of its issue so bounded that she could not speculate on contingencies.
    Chapters 46-48 (70% in)
  • ... Well, there's the debt, which can only be discharged in one way, and I believe I am bound to do it if it honestly lies in my power, without any consideration of my own future at all.
    Chapters 49-51 (95% in)

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