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bound
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

13 uses
  • Love, duty, gratitude, also bind me to her side.
    41 — Free At Last (97% in)
  • The reader probably knows that no promise or writing given to a slave is legally binding; for, according to Southern laws, a slave, being property, can hold no property.
    1 — Childhood (45% in)
  • When she thought I was tired, she would send me out to run and jump; and away I bounded, to gather berries or flowers to decorate her room.
    1 — Childhood (69% in)
  • Benjamin so exactly answered its description, that the captain laid hold on him, and bound him in chains.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (45% in)
  • He was riding over the blue billows, bound for Baltimore.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (75% in)
  • Before ten o'clock every vessel northward bound was thoroughly examined, and the law against harboring fugitives was read to all on board.
    17 — The Flight (83% in)
  • I suppose my friends feared a reckless movement on my part, knowing, as they did, that my life was bound up in my children.
    18 — Months Of Peril (53% in)
  • If the vessel had been bound north, it would have been of no avail to me, for it would certainly have been searched.
    20 — New Perils (66% in)
  • He says they were his daughter's property, and as she was not of age when they were sold, the contract is not legally binding."
    27 — New Destination For The Children (24% in)
  • Northward Bound.
    30 — Northward Bound (0% in)
  • I knew the law would decide that I was his property, and would probably still give his daughter a claim to my children; but I regarded such laws as the regulations of robbers, who had no rights that I was bound to respect.
    38 — Renewed Invitations To Go South (91% in)
  • I heard the bells ringing for afternoon service, and, with contemptuous sarcasm, I said, "Will the preachers take for their text, 'Proclaim liberty to the captive, and the opening of prison doors to them that are bound'? or will they preach from the text, 'Do unto others as ye would they should do unto you'?"
    41 — Free At Last (52% in)
  • The next day, baby and I set out in a heavy snow storm, bound for New England again.
    41 — Free At Last (62% in)

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