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Usage examples for binding

  1. There is a great deal to think about and to settle for yourself when you begin life, but there are three points of goodness binding on every one. – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  2. It was a wonderful sight and a great deed this binding of the Fianna, and the three sisters laughed with a joy that was terrible to hear and was almost death to see. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  3. Then you believe truth to be absolutely binding? – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  4. Which do not continue, and are not binding. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. The Messrs H. employ about forty hands in their Establishment and are supplied, both in their Printing and Binding departments, with the very best materials and machinery that have been invented. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  6. And instead of binding you to keep my secret, I shall just leave it to your own good sense to say nothing about the matter till the right time comes; and I am sure, when you know all, you will have no wish to make my business a subject of conversation in the family, nor of idle gossip out of it. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  7. No one can enter a man's house and take his property without first binding the owner with ropes. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  8. It was binding only in the court of honor. – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  9. Had it not been for the handsome binding of the book in her daughter's hand, it would neither have caught the eye, nor roused the suspicions of Janet. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  10. And it is backed by the conviction that, in the nature of things, no engagement on the part of such a dynastic State has any slightest binding force, beyond the material constraint that would enforce it from the outside. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  11. It frequently happens that we may arrange in Mr. Leask's office with men to go in the ship, and they fail to appear at the Shipping Office; so that the agreement in the office of the agent is not at all binding. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. He has got to get them in the nicest binding, too. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. Indeed, he had thought it to be binding on himself till he had found himself under his mother's influence at the parsonage. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  14. There is no principle binding each part of his life to every other, and holding the whole together. – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  15. 8 large 16mo volumes in a handsome box 12. 00 Miss Alcott's novels in uniform binding in sets. – A Little Country Girl by Susan Coolidge
  16. At length he insisted on binding my eyes with his handkerchief, and I was compelled to submit. – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  17. Printed from large type on good paper, and bound in handsome uniform cloth binding. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  18. Under the muzzles of the revolvers levelled in steady hands by von Ludwig and Harris, Jack and Frank set to work binding the members of the crew. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  19. I have no doubt that in doing this we shall encounter the prejudices not only of rebels, but of loyal men; but still the obligation and guarantee is none the less binding on us. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  20. He looked down in surprise at the books, whose beautiful binding was covered with sand. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
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