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bound up


  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bound up deeply devoted to "bound up in her teaching","is wrapped up in his family"
    • adj bound up closely or inseparably connected or associated with "his career is bound up with the fortunes of the enterprise"
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  • Bertrand Russell
    “If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.”
  • Helen Keller
    “The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.”


In literature:

Her tunic was torn and rain-wet, her long black hair not bound up and covered but in wild disarray.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Suddenly a rabbit bounded up, almost beneath his nose.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Rachel untied the bundle that had been bound up with a stout cord.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Their hearts had been bound up in the hope of victory, and now that hope was rapidly receding and bade fair to vanish altogether.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
I got some warm water and washed him off and bound up his throat.
"Track's End" by Hayden Carruth
The one danger is that both engagements are bound up together by a singular entanglement.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
France has no royal family, and is bound up with Russia.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
Why do you hop on one leg, with the other bound up?
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Her child had slipped from her hand, bounded up over the rail, and fallen.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
On the morning of the tenth of March I took steamer with my outfit, bound up the Columbia for The Dalles.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
Suddenly it saw that the window had been opened, and with one leap it bounded up and in through it.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
I had the chance right there in Canton to see a foot all bound up to make it the fashionable size.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
She had bound up gaping wounds, and had whispered tender words of counsel and advice.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
The interest of a whole tribe was closely bound up with the preservation of true religion.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
But this morning he suddenly made up his mind to start at once, and came off without saying where he was bound for.
"The Bright Face of Danger" by Robert Neilson Stephens
You see, Jack, mother's heart is bound up in you, and she's getting to be an old woman with but few ties.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
It is bound up with every sublime promise.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
He was bounding up the slope, and Dick saw that he came terribly fast.
"The Wolf Patrol" by John Finnemore
Taking three at a time, he bounded up the steps to the chamber above.
"Warrior of the Dawn" by Howard Carleton Browne
They bounded up the hillside and in among the mourning figures.
"The Legion of Lazarus" by Edmond Hamilton

In poetry:

Of music. Pealing to all ends of earth,
The God-given mighty sound
Rose up, and brought with it a purer birth,
Whose bound
"God Wrapt Him" by Alexander Anderson
Though bound tight, at the end of day,
By the anguished darkness' loop,
I'm ever lured to get away-
I long to break things up.
"Confession" by Boris Pasternak
No nothing may go up thereon
But traveling souls, and I am one:
Wayfaring men to Canaan bound,
Shall only in the Way be found.
"Jesus, my all, to heaven is gone," by John Cennick
You are bound to be great, my boy:
Wish, and get up, and do.
Were you content to be little, my joy
Would be little enough in you.
"Willie's Question" by George MacDonald
His eyes they leaped up to the face,
His heart gave one wild bound,
Then stood as if its work were done—
The Master he had found!
"After An Old Legend" by George MacDonald
Wakes the lost life. I see him dress
The godhead. Up he bounds and brays: -
The wild ass of the wilderness,
The soul that sees, the soul that slays!
"The Wild Ass" by Aleister Crowley

In news:

Not when this demon could be bound up for one day a week.
One of the most pivotal moments in the lead-up to this year's NCAA basketball tournament came in the closing seconds of a Big East conference game, when St John's player Justin Brownlee stepped out of bounds while the clock was still ticking.
A trio of Millville children bounded up the South Vineland Methodist Church steps Monday afternoon - 11:03 pm.
The left-hand lane and middle lane of east-bound traffic on I-90 has slowly opened up.
HK Shares End up but Remain Range-Bound.
Ever since Christmas, when a Nigerian man allegedly tried but failed to blow up a jetliner bound for Detroit, officials have been even more cautious in monitoring the skies.
The provision gives US fishermen the right to catch up to 16.5 per cent of the total allowable catch of Fraser River-bound sockeye and 25.7 per cent of the total allowable catch of pink salmon when those migrating fish enter US waters.
When Nicolas Sarkozy bounded up the steps of France's presidential palace in jogging shorts and shoes on his first day in office five years ago, many French instantly sensed they were in for something new.
A man broke into a home in St John, Washington Wednesday morning, only to end up on the garage floor, bound by zip-ties.
The so-called BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — are upping their foreign assistance by leaps and bounds at a time when traditional donors' aid budgets are frozen.
If your Micro-T's transmission feels like it's bound up, try loosening the screws that secure the gearbox halves together.
The most interesting musical moment of the night promises to be one of Glee 's patented mash-ups: this one will combine Phillip Phillips' "Home" with Simon & Garfunkel's classic "Homeward Bound.
But Shanahan said he didn't have any problem with Griffin 's decision to stay in bounds and try to pick up additional yards on the play that resulted in his injury against Baltimore.
After knocking down a wall, erecting a brand-new stage and moving all the sound equipment, a bug was bound to pop up, right.
More than papers are bound up in a bundle of letters that has passed through the post office many times in the past 58 years.

In science:

Moreover, as for p even, it is also not difficult to show that the truncated value N (p−2)E eVN (t, ǫ) tends to zero for all t up to Talagrand’s bound (2.16).
Fluctuations of the free energy in the REM and the p-spin SK models
In the language of the underlying IIB string theory, P and Q count the number of fundamental and Dirichlet strings, respectively, that make up the bound state .
Duality Cascade and Oblique Phases in Non-Commutative Open String Theory
In fact, it is not difficult to see that for any graph E there exists a unique (up to combinatorial equivalence) embedding f (E ) of this graph to some oriented compact closed surface Sρ for some genus ρ and such that each index loop bounds an open subdomain of Sρ homeomorphic to a disk.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
More recently, Finley et al found an approximative twisting type N solution up to the third order of iteration on the basis of which they suggested that it seems that the twisting, type N fields can describe a radiation field outside bounded sources.
Radiative spacetimes
The argument that the algorithm “keeps up” with the random rounding of an unknown optimal solution implicitly uses a dual solution to bound the optimal at each iteration.
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
This result implies in essence that quantum walks can mix at most quadratically faster than classical walks (this is exactly true for bounded degree graphs; for graphs of maximal degree d this speed-up may be enhanced by a factor of 1/d ).
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
The lower bound on C ro1 implies that on the blow-up limit (N, ¯g∞, x∞ ) above, one has a line.
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
Here, the components gαβ are the full space-time components of g, and the estimate (5.6) gives bounds on both spatial and time derivatives of g, up to order 2, in Lp, where Lp is measured on spatial slices of Cro .
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
The random matrices we consider have bounded entries which are independent, up to a possible self-adjointness constraint.
Concentration of norms and eigenvalues of random matrices
Together with the above upper bound on Ek ˜X kq ′→q, this implies that in this situation, the concentration result of Theorem 1 is sharp when (max{m, n})−1/q t is sufficiently large, up to the values of numerical constants.
Concentration of norms and eigenvalues of random matrices
H (f ) and τ (f (H )) coincide for arbitrary bounded measurable f on R, up to a fixed constant factor.
Integrated density of states for random metrics on manifolds
Topologically asymptotic flatness means that the non-trivial ‘topological features’ of Σ should all reside in a bounded region and not ‘pile up’ at infinity.
Close encounters of black holes
Theorem 2.1 () For a generic implicit system with local ly bounded derivatives on the plane and for any regular point of its folding, the respective point singularity takes one of the forms listed in the second column of Table 1 near the origin up to smooth orbital equivalence.
Generic singularities of implicit systems of first order differential equations on the plane
Theorem 2.4 For a generic implicit system on the plane with local ly bounded derivatives and any singular point of its folding the respective point singularity takes one of the forms listed in the second column of Table 2 near the origin up to smooth orbital equivalence.
Generic singularities of implicit systems of first order differential equations on the plane
Exact large deviation bounds up to Tc for the Ising model in two dimensions.
Random Surfaces