Vows are the knots which tie us to Heaven they are the cords which bind
the sacrifice to the horns of the altar, and are therefore, as I said before, to be unloosened and discharged, unless our holy Mother Church shall pronounce the contrary.
Adhere to them with inflexible resolution, as to the horns of the altar; instil them with unwearied perseverance into the minds of your children; bind
your souls and theirs to the national Union as the chords of life are centred in the heart, and you shall soar with rapid and steady wing to the summit of human glory.
These are the only ties which bind
me to the earth.
Hans takes Gretel, ties her to a rope, leads her to the rack, and binds
But her bonnet is pulled so far over her brow that none of her face is disclosed while she binds
, though her complexion may be guessed from a stray twine or two of dark brown hair which extends below the curtain of her bonnet.
He cleanses the injured place and dries it, and having carefully examined it and gently pressed it with the palm of his hand, takes a small case from his pocket, dresses it, and binds
When the Englishman takes you into his heart and friendship, he binds
you there as with cords of steel, and I do not believe that there are many other friendships that are so lasting or so satisfactory.
I must not let him know this, for it would make him conscious, and so break the spell that binds
him and me together.
I maintain that his silence then binds
him to silence for ever.
Some months ago the committee offered me a responsible situation upon the staff, and I have decided now to accept it, for Charles's marriage removes the last tie which binds
me to England.
Unfortunately, it does not bind
me more than I am bound; but it binds
you, Rosa, you.
In the South Seas such a ceremony binds
two men closer together than blood brothership.