Sentence Examples with the word hidebound

The young couple led a somewhat dreary life, hidebound by court etiquette, which Victor Emmanuel hated.

Before Darwin - if the name of Darwin may be used to signify the transformation of thought of which he was the chief artificer - natural objects were regarded, not in medicine and pathology only, as a set of hidebound events; and natural operations as moving in fixed grooves, after a fashion which it is now difficult for us to realize.