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bound
used in The Screwtape Letters

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • How it does so is no problem at all; for the Enemy does not foresee the humans making their free contributions in a future, but sees them doing so in His unbounded Now.
    Chapter 27 (69% in)

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exact meaning not specified
  • Now if he thinks about his assumption for a moment, even he is bound to realise that he is actually in this situation every day.
    Chapter 21 (49% in)
  • Any small coterie, bound together by some interest which other men dislike or ignore, tends to develop inside itself a hothouse mutual admiration, and towards the outer world, a great deal of pride and hatred which is entertained without shame because the "Cause" is its sponsor and it is thought to be impersonal.
    Chapter 7 (42% in)
  • We have done this through the poets and novelists by persuading he humans that a curious, and usually short-lived, experience which they call "being in love" is the only respectable ground for marriage; that marriage can, and ought to, render this excitement permanent; and that a marriage which does not do so is no longer binding.
    Chapter 18 (17% in)
  • If each side had been frankly contending for its own real wish, they would all have kept within the bounds of reason and courtesy; but just because the contention is reversed and each side is fighting the other side's battle, all the bitterness which really flows from thwarted self-righteousness and obstinacy and the accumulated grudges of the last ten years is concealed from them by the nominal or official "Unselfishness" of what they are doing or, at least, held to be excused by it.
    Chapter 26 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in The Screwtape Letters.

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