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bond
used in The Mill on the Floss

9 uses
  • See how the tide is carrying us out, away from all those unnatural bonds that we have been trying to make faster round us, and trying in vain.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (64% in)
  • "You've got a bond for it, I reckon," he said; "and you've had your five per cent, kin or no kin."
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (90% in)
  • Mr. Tulliver's prompt procedure entailed on him further promptitude in finding the convenient person who was desirous of lending five hundred pounds on bond.
    1.13 -- Book 1 Chapter 13 -- Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skeinů. (94% in)
  • It was the first sign within the poor child of that new sense which is the gift of sorrow,—that susceptibility to the bare offices of humanity which raises them into a bond of loving fellowship, as to haggard men among the ice-bergs the mere presence of an ordinary comrade stirs the deep fountains of affection.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Golden Gates Are Passed (94% in)
  • ...the fact that some months ago the creditor who had lent him the five hundred pounds to repay Mrs. Glegg had become uneasy about his money (set on by Wakem, of course), and Mr. Tulliver, still confident that he should gain his suit, and finding it eminently inconvenient to raise the said sum until that desirable issue had taken place, had rashly acceded to the demand that he should give a bill of sale on his household furniture and some other effects, as security in lieu of the bond.
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- What Had Happened at Home (24% in)
  • It seemed to her inclination, that to see Philip now and then, and keep up the bond of friendship with him, was something not only innocent, but good; perhaps she might really help him to find contentment as she had found it.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- In the Red Deeps (61% in)
  • If I give you my word, that will be as strong a bond to me as if I laid my hand on the Bible.
    5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Cloven Tree (49% in)
  • If this goes on much longer, the bonds of society will be dissolved.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (51% in)
  • She had uttered words long ago in her young ignorance; it was enough to make her hate him that these should be continually present with her as a bond.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (41% in)

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