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Definitions of bonds

  1. Chains; imprisonment; in carp., all the timbers disposed in the wall of a house.
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Quotes of bonds

  1. What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red -hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels. – Saint Augustine
  2. Call it loyalty, call it what you want, but I suppose I've got people up here who I'm really tight with, we've made a lot of great bonds over the last few years and I've got people in my corner I can trust. – Jonathan Brown
  3. And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty. – Margaret Cavendish
  4. If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. – Jim Cooper
  5. If the great Government of the United States were a private corporation no bank would take its name on a piece of paper, because it has cynically repudiated the words engraved upon its bonds – Garet Garrett
  6. The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds we must seal our lips in silence and despair. – Angelina Grimke
  7. I have lifelong friends. My oldest friend, Herbie, has been a friend since I was 9. I've had bonds for over 50 years with people. – Larry King
  8. I've just done a commercial in the U. S. in which I talk about stocks, shares and bonds Everyone is amazed. They ask me: 'You really know about that stuff or did you just learn it for the commercial?' I tell them I wouldn't do it unless I understood and had an interest. – Anna Kournikova
  9. Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys. – Alphonse de Lamartine
  10. Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. – Alphonse de Lamartine
  11. Everyone recognizes that's a joke because obviously the number and shape of the pieces doesn't affect the size of the pizza. And similarly, the stocks, bonds warrants, etc., issued don't affect the aggregate value of the firm. – Merton Miller
  12. Junk bonds prove there's nothing magical in a Aaa bond rating. – Merton Miller
  13. But I'm not going to walk Barry Bonds like some teams do, in the first inning with nobody on. – Frank Robinson
  14. A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no bonds attached him to this life, and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky. – Kenko Yoshida

Usage examples for bonds

  1. " Here's twinty thousand dollars iv th' bonds iv th' raypublic. – Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen by Finley Peter Dunne
  2. It is hardly possible for one who is in these bonds to attain exalted virtue. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  3. This army must, of course, first be freed from the bonds which now confined it. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  4. Pray excuse all faults, From your humble servant in the bonds of the Gospel of Christ, E-- W--. – The Dairyman's Daughter by Legh Richmond
  5. The safe was entirely empty, swept clear of all the papers, titles, deeds, bonds which had covered its shelves. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  6. But there were secret bonds of sympathy between us. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  7. To me that was no sacrilege, Kari, but rather a righteous deed, to free one from the bonds of a faith in which neither she nor I believe, and to lead her from a living tomb back to life and love. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  8. No sooner did the fidalgo find himself at liberty, than seizing a sword which had been left on the ground, he rushed off in the direction his daughter had been carried, followed by his faithful escudeiro, who was the next person released from his bonds – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. But he did not touch his bonds – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  10. Led by a sudden impulse, she put both arms about her, and held her close with a strong but silent tenderness better than any bonds – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  11. And now, Leonidas Force, I shall require you to give bonds to the amount of ten thousand dollars to keep the peace. – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  12. " I cannot, I cannot, who am myself in bonds she replied again. – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  13. No- no- I am very glad I had the bonds where I could get at them quick. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  14. She told of her visit to the ship and the captain's story; adding that their uncle's boxes, when handed over and examined, contained no papers at all, no will, no bonds not so much as a scrap to throw light on the mystery. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. The bonds they set upon your minds do not touch me. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  16. And the other man took the bonds – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. But I haven't any more personal experience of the holy bonds of affiancement than you have, my dear child. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  18. What they wanted was for me to give up these bonds to them as soon as I found them. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  19. But still they began to break through the bonds of the gens. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  20. It is necessary to preserve the public confidence in this system in order to find a market for their bonds – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge

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