Sentence Examples with the word bound

Those countries consisted of a citizenry bound by neither culture nor tradition, and that caused problems.

The officers of the penitentiary and of the reformatory for boys are authorized to advise the governor with respect to an application for the pardon of an inmate of their institution, but he is not bound by their advice and there is no real restriction on his power to pardon except that he is not permitted to pardon in cases of impeachment.

The Church, in fact, while still claiming to be Catholic in its creeds and in its religious practice, had ceased to be Catholic in its institutional conception, which was now bound up with a particular state and also with a particular conception of that state.

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The husbandman was bound to carry out the proper cultivation, raise an average crop and leave the field in good tilth.

The history of Belize is inextricably bound up with that of the rest of British Honduras (q.

At the same time he felt that the deeper the ground sank under him the closer bound he involuntarily became to the order.

Every courtier considers himself bound to maintain his position worthily.

Bulwer Lytton, then colonial secretary in the second Derby administration, he wrote (November 19, 1858): When the policy was adopted of dividing South Africa into many states, bound together by no ties of union, it was thought that the mother country derived no real benefit from the possession of this part of the African continent, except in holding the seaport of Simon's Bay....

The British army is bound by His Majesty's Rules and Regulations to play at the Philharmonic pitch, and a fork tuned to a' 452.5 in 1890 is preserved as the standard for the Military Training School at Kneller Hall.

But look! here come more crowds, pacing straight for the water, and seemingly bound for a dive.