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out of bounds; bounded on the east
a boundary or limit
  • boundless wealth!
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (62% in)
  • There had been schemes of travel and residence abroad, day-dreams of brilliant life at home, and splendid castles in the air, which it would have required boundless wealth to build and realize.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (26% in)
  • The growth of the garden seemed to have got quite out of bounds; the weeds had taken advantage of Phoebe's absence, and the long-continued rain, to run rampant over the flowers and kitchen-vegetables.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (95% in)

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  • "No, I'll be bound you can't!" cried Clifford, laughing.
    Chapter 17 — The Flight of Two Owls (91% in)
  • It would be bold, therefore, and possibly unjust, to venture a decisive opinion as to its merits; although it appears to have been at least a matter of doubt, whether Colonel Pyncheon's claim were not unduly stretched, in order to make it cover the small metes and bounds of Matthew Maule.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (9% in)
  • But now her spirit resembled, in its potency, a minute quantity of ottar of rose in one of Hepzibah's huge, iron-bound trunks, diffusing its fragrance through the various articles of linen and wrought-lace, kerchiefs, caps, stockings, folded dresses, gloves, and whatever else was treasured there.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (35% in)
  • If I had done so, I should feel as if Providence was not bound to take care of me; and, at all events, the city wouldn't be!
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (83% in)
  • And, therefore, while Alice Pyncheon lived, she was Maule's slave, in a bondage more humiliating, a thousand-fold, than that which binds its chain around the body.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (94% in)
  • And Clifford,—in his abortive decay, with the mystery of fearful crime upon him, and the close prison-atmosphere yet lurking in his breath,—how had he transformed himself into the simplest child, whom Phoebe felt bound to watch over, and be, as it were, the providence of his unconsidered hours!
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (74% in)
  • Anything that would take her out of the grievous present, and interpose human beings betwixt herself and what was nearest to her,—whatever would defer for an instant the inevitable errand on which she was bound,—all such impediments were welcome.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (16% in)
  • What sense, meaning, or moral, for example, such as even ghost-stories should be susceptible of, can be traced in the ridiculous legend, that, at midnight, all the dead Pyncheons are bound to assemble in this parlor?
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (69% in)
  • A mob of children was seen moving onward, or stopping, in unison with the sound, which appeared to proceed from the centre of the throng; so that they were loosely bound together by slender strains of harmony, and drawn along captive; with ever and anon an accession of some little fellow in an apron and straw-hat, capering forth from door or gateway.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (54% in)
  • It separated Phoebe and himself from the world, and bound them to each other, by their exclusive knowledge of Judge Pyncheon's mysterious death, and the counsel which they were forced to hold respecting it.
    Chapter 20 — The Flower of Eden (59% in)

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