Phrases with "bounded"

Jules Verne Wellington Channel is not very wide; it is bounded by North Devon on the east and Cornwallis Island on the west; this island was long believed to be a peninsula. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

John Galsworthy It was thought, however, that she might have trouble, bounded on the West by Nicholas, and on the East by Edward’s brother. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

Henry James This, however, was a fuller and richer time: it bounded along to the tune of Mrs. Wix’s constant insistence on the energy they must both put forth. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Henry James He presently found his cab and, as he bounded in, bade the coachman drive fast. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Caroline Lamb This is well; and once, though she saw me not, amidst the crowd, I marked her, as she lightly bounded the gayest in the circle, from the mere excess of the animal spirits of youth. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

It is not lawful, even for the Absolute, to outgrow Desire, which is the breath of God quick in his creatures and not to be bounded or surmounted by any perfection. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Andrew Lang As he came on, with his sabre lifted high in the air, Sunlight bounded right over his head, so that the sword fell harmless. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Charles Stur It ran through a flat valley, bounded by sand hills, against which it occasionally struck. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Joseph Furphy Then the prince bounded out through the front door, with a triumphant grin on his brown face, and an enormous cockroach of black sugar in his hand. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Virginia Woolf It bounded off in the opposite direction. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

George Meredith Renee bounded like a vessel free of her load. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Rudyard Kipling The mizzen-mast bounded out of its place, and we heeled over. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Arthur Conan Doyle Suddenly the soft thudding of tennis balls was heard, and Mrs. Westmacott bounded into view upon the lawn with brandished racket and short skirts fluttering in the breeze. Beyond the City by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

It bounded one side of Heronsbourne Park but did not at any point of its length give access to that pleasance. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

George Meredith You taught old Sewis, and God bless you, and Mr. Harry, and British Constitution, all Amen!’ With that he bounded to bed. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Andrew Lang It bounded high and leaped right over his head, got out of the ring, and tore like the eastern wind into the waste. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Rudyard Kipling It bounded from a house-top to a window-ledge, and thence into a little square, and the sound of its fall was hollow and echoing, as the sound of a stone in a well. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

It is as a stream of scent, bounded and confined by changeful tints as the sun toys with the shadows, and curve after curve, reach after reach, slip by. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

Victor Hugo The wolf, having finally assured himself that Gwynplaine was there, bounded on to the wharf. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Mark Twain Others were so shaven in fanciful landscape garden patterns, as to mark their bodies with curving lines, which were bounded on one side by hair and on the other by the close plush left by the shears. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Tobias Smolle It is bounded by the Mediterranean on the south. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

And from the trees that bounded and intersected the village rose the horrible, tireless, spiteful-sounding squawking of the iron-throated crows. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

Charles Dickens Picture to yourself a howling wilderness of grass and bog, bounded by low stony hills. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

D. H. Lawrence The garden was a narrow strip, bounded from the road, that cut transversely between the blocks, by a thick thorn hedge. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Andrew Lang Still in spite of his warning she trembled all over when a huge wolf, as thin as if he had fasted for a month, with claws like saws, and mouth as wide as an oven, bounded howling towards her. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence The sharp light plough turned the soil in a fine furrow over the potatoes; hosts of little birds fluttered, settled, bounded off again after the plough. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Beyond the village, which reaches far and wide, lie barley fields, and cotton patches, and palm-groves, bounded on one side by the river, and on the other by the desert. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Andrew Lang They were riding through a rocky valley, when a deer sprang up in front of them and bounded away. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilder whirled the music, and the dormice capered ever higher till they bounded from the floor up to the beams of the vaulted roof, and down again, and up again to the roof-beams in the joyful dance. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Charles Stur Through this opening the eye surveyed a long plain, which at about two miles was bounded by low dark hills. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

The other fancy was about the low ridge of rocks which bounded the bay on the right. The Far Islands by John Buchan [1899]

George Meredith She—There goes Mr. Whitford!” Crossjay bounded away. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

The dislodged stones bounded away from under our feet, unheard, like puff-balls. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Charles Stur This plain was bounded by distant hills, the bright red tops of which gleamed, even in the twilight. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

I followed him into the landing involuntarily, calling him to stop; but, without heeding me, he bounded down the stairs, clinging to the balusters, and taking several steps at a time. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

D. H. Lawrence As we approached the fence that bounded the Mill fields, he exclaimed, “Hullo!” and hurried forward. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Edgar Allan Poe As I turned the corner of the gable, the mastiff bounded towards me in stern silence, but with the eye and the whole air of a tiger. Tales of Natural Beauty by Edgar Allan Poe

The curve is bounded south by Point Dyánye, which appeared to retreat as we advanced. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Wilkie Collins Every pulse in her body bounded in answer to it, and she looked up. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Rudyard Kipling Outside that circle again, was a rude square, traced out in bits of red brick alternating with fragments of broken china; the whole bounded by a little bank of dust. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Immediately Mr. Orcutt, who up to the last moment had felt his case as secure as if it had indeed been founded on a rock, bounded to his feet, white as the witness herself. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Sinclair Lewis Literally!” Doremus sounded less paternal than when he had first bounded up to shake hands with the beloved prodigal. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Elizabeth Gaskell The door opened and in bounded Amy, the sweet youngest daughter of the house, a lovely girl of sixteen, fresh and glowing, and bright as a rosebud. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

On the north it is bounded by the Mukondokua, or upper course of the Wami river and on the south by the Ruaha, or northern great branch of the Lufiji river. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Willa Cather He bounded up with a start; half of one of his precious days gone already! He spent more than an hour in dressing, watching every stage of his toilet carefully in the mirror. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

Andrew Lang When everything was tight closed the little hare turned to Big Lion and said ‘Now!’ and Big Lion bounded out of the ditch and tore the other animals in pieces. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing She bounded up the doorsteps, and, meeting Mrs. Mumford in the hall, kissed her fervently. The Paying Guest by George Gissing [1895]

Arthur Conan Doyle She made for it, and just as she reached it the beast bounded after her and knocked her over. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

Arthur Conan Doyle Challenger bounded in his chair. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Jack London He bounded towards her joyously, and she met him with shrewd fangs that laid his cheek open to the bone. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

The horizon beyond Assûan is bounded on all sides by rocky heights, bold and picturesque in form, yet scarcely lofty enough to deserve the name of mountains. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

William Makepeace Thackeray The one, seemingly the younger of the twain, wore a flaunting feather in his barret-cap, and managed a prancing Andalusian palfrey that bounded and curveted gayly. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

Arthur Conan Doyle But somehow, as it bounded up and saw the twittering finger and thumb which de Lapp held out behind him, its fury died suddenly away, and we saw it wagging its thumb of a tail and clawing at his knee. The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Farther on a frightened deer bounded across the road in front of them, and they could watch its swift, graceful flight for some distance amid the leafless trees. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

George MacDonald North Wind bounded into the air. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Ford Madox Ford His knowledge seemed to be bounded by the contents of his newspaper for the immediate day; at any rate, his conversation never went any farther. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Andrew Lang He bounded into the air and fell straight into the river. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Elizabeth Gaskell Up to this time there was no Sunday-school in Hanbury. Mr. Gray’s desires were bounded by that object. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

Wilkie Collins On our left hand, spread the open country — a magnificent prospect of grand grassy hills, rolling away to the horizon; bounded only by the sky. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

After leaving the town, the road is not particularly pretty, but is for the most part a broad, straight avenue, bounded on either side by trees. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Washington Irving At the sound of her footsteps he gave a tender adieu, bounded lightly over the barrier of reeds and myrtles, sprang upon his horse, and was out of sight in an instant. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Arthur Conan Doyle He bounded from the earth and bounded again, twisting and turning in a frenzy. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

At the sound of this name, the marquis bounded from his chair with clinched fists. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

He bounded towards D’Artagnan, over whose brain a vertigo was stealing and who staggered as he caught at the door for support. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Thomas Hardy Eustacia bounded into the vehicle and sat on the stool, ensconced from view on the side towards the trackway. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Jack London The lightened sled bounded on its side behind them. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

Tobias Smolle The country from Sarzana to the frontiers of Tuscany is a narrow plain, bounded on the right by the sea, and on the left by the Apennine mountains. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Jules Verne He bounded like a bird over the dried-up CANADAS and the bushes of CURRA-MAMMEL, his loud, joyous neighing seeming to bode success to the search. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

John Lewis Burckhard From the spring there is a beautiful view into the plain of the Haouran, bounded on the opposite side by the mountain of the Heish, now covered with snow. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Anna Katherine Green I shrank from the ordeal and stood with my back half turned when, dashed by his own emotions, he bounded into our presence. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Thomas Hardy Laminae of white paper tied with twine were indiscriminately intermixed with other white papers bounded by black edgesthese with blue foolscap wrapped round with crude red tape. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Suddenly a bulky shape sprang from the ground within a few yards of him and bounded away. Because of the Dollars by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Lucy Maud Montgomery Josie’s triumph being rather more pronounced than good taste permitted, Anne Shirley dared her to walk along the top of the board fence which bounded the garden to the east. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

The armed men bounded forward, and the bearers left the litter. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

He wanted to make an opening through a noble piece of woods that bounded the north side, that he might catch a view of the village steeple – so he fell to musing about that. Three Hundred Years Hence by Mary Griffith

He clapped his hands — he bounded aloft — he was as a Pythoness inspired; suddenly as it came this preternatural transport passed, though only partially, away. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

As his mistress roused, Snookums bounded off the bed, rushed to the door and scratched furiously at the crack beneath it, as if trying to dig under it through the floor. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Edgar Allan Poe I bounded like a madman through the crowded thoroughfares. The Imp of the Perverse by Edgar Allan Poe [1845]

H. G. Wells The Vaterland bounded like a football some one has kicked and when they looked out again, Union Square was small and remote and shattered, as though some cosmically vast giant had rolled over it. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

A minute had scarcely elapsed when he in his turn bounded in his chair, and stifled a cry of instinctive terror and surprise. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

H. G. Wells Their hopes, I learnt, were not bounded by their own sect. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Jules Verne Indeed, the two friends, beating the bushes, roused a herd of kangaroos that fled and bounded along on their elastic paws. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

The Rif country is full of mines, and is bounded south by one of the lesser chains of the Atlas running parallel with the coast. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

T. E. Lawrence The tiny plain was about two miles across, bounded by low green ridges, and roughly triangular, with my reserve ridge as base. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

He said ‘Thanks!’, stuck the letter in his pocket, and started up the stairs with outward calm, but no sooner was he out of Mrs Wisbeach’s sight that he bounded up three steps at a time. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

F. Scott Fitzgerald Inside Basil looked about for Imogene. There was a crowd around her seeking dances, but she saw Basil; his heart bounded at her quick intimate smile. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

William Godwin They “could be bounded in a nutshell, and count themselves kings of infinite space. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

This in turn is bounded by a reef of low rocks falling by gentle breaks to the water’s edge. The Far Islands by John Buchan [1899]

Lady Blemley’s house-party was not bounded on the north by the Bristol Channel, hence there was a full gathering of her guests round the tea-table on this particular afternoon. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

M. R. James Shapeless as it was, there was about it so horrible an air of menace that as he bounded from his chair and rushed from the room he heard himself moaning with fear: and doubtless he did right to fly. A Thin Ghost and others by M. R. James

Andrew Lang His tail had scarcely disappeared, when a great noise of crashing branches was heard, and up bounded the horse, his black skin glistening like satin. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

William Harrison Ainsworth The animal snatched the glove from her grasp, and, as he bounded backwards, fell over the carriage side. A Night's Adventure in Rome by William Harrison Ainsworth

Jules Verne Stretched out below them was the sandy shore, bounded on the right of the river’s mouth by lines of breakers. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

George Gissing At times nothing was to be seen for the robust old hedges; then would come a peep over open country, a stretch of yellow fields bounded far away by the bare chalk-hills. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Alfred Ainger Where had stood the great gates? What bounded the courtyard? Whereabout did the outhouses commence? A few bricks only lay as representatives of that which was so stately and so spacious. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

As Oswald bounded towards him, he reached out his hand, but his glance was for Doris. “Yes,” he went on, in tones of suppressed elation, “there’s no flaw in my triumph. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Andrew Lang And when they were all seated, the eldest struck her side with a whip and the colt bounded forward. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

North of Mandalay the train, fuelled with wood, crawled at twelve miles an hour across a vast, parched plain, bounded at its remote edges by blue rings of hills. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Willa Cather Suddenly the heavy car, chains and all, bounded up a two-foot bank, shot over the sod a dozen yards before the brake caught it, then swung a half-circle and stood still. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Rudyard Kipling Kashima is bounded on all sides by the rocktipped circle of the Dosehri hills. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Yet his first visit was to the Louvre, and he describes with what impetuosity he bounded up the steps, three at a time, and how he scolded Wilkie for trotting up with his usual deliberation. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Willa Cather He bounded up with a start; one of his precious days gone already! He spent nearly an hour in dressing, watching every stage of his toilet carefully in the mirror. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Suddenly Bustle bounded away, and as Charlotte stood trying to compose herself enough to return to the drawing-room, she heard the poor fellow whining to be let in at Guy’s bed-room door. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Jules Verne Scarcely had he caught a glimpse of the hunter, when he bounded through the air; but he had not touched the ground ere a bullet pierced his heart, and he fell to the earth dead. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Gustave Flauber Suddenly a man of mean appearance bounded to Hanno’s feet, snatched up a herald’s trumpet, blew it, and Spendius (for it was he) announced that he was going to say something of importance. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Robert Louis Stevenson The young man dropped his prize; had it been possible, he would have bounded from the carriage. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch My name is Zebedee Minards.” The parish of Ruan Lanihale is bounded on the west by Porthlooe, a fishing town of fifteen hundred inhabitants or less, that blocks the seaward exit of a narrow coombe. I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

Arthur Conan Doyle At the same instant the smaller man bounded past me, and buried a long poniard in the Emperor’s heart. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

Nikolai Gogol On perceiving them he bounded gracefully from his light phaeton and soon made acquaintance with them. The Calash by Nikolai Gogol

T. E. Lawrence My mind seesawed back to apply this to ourselves, and at once knew that it was not bounded by mankind, that it applied also to materials. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Arthur Conan Doyle Dropping his scrip, he bounded over the stream once more, and made for the two villains, with his staff whirled over his shoulder and his gray eyes blazing with fury. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

John Galsworthy Their philosophy is bounded by their smoky little streets. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Her future was bounded by the years of her son’s childhood. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Elizabeth Gaskell The view was bounded by some rising ground in deep purple shadow against the sunset sky. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

A tributary joins the Finke here from the west, and a high dark hill forms its southern embankment: the western horizon is bounded by broken lines of hills, of no great elevation. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

The door burst open, and a young girl bounded into the room, with the merry cry: “All ready, mother. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Each way the prospect was bounded by hills in the distance. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

H. G. Wells Then, a grateful sight for her, she saw young Redwood far away over a gap in the tree masses that bounded her view. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth by H. G. Wells [1904]

The country was entirely open, and only a sandy undulation to the eastward bounded the horizon. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

And the sheepdogs bounded before her. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Edgar Allan Poe This friend was no other than Tiger. With a low growl, he bounded into the cabin, at a most critical moment for Augustus, and throwing himself upon Jones, pinned him to the floor in an instant. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Florence Dixie So many days had gone by since he had spoken in such a manner, and the girl’s heart, sad she hardly knew why, or rather would not acknowledge to herself, bounded with delight. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Benjamin Disraeli The furniture was French; and opposite the throne Canova’s Hebe, bounded with a golden cup from a pedestal of ormolu. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Charles Stur From this point the creek appeared to be bounded by forest land, partly scrubby and partly grassed. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

William Dampier The neighbouring sea is bounded with a sandy shore; but there is no going ashore for the violence of the waves. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Victor Hugo At intervals, while he bounded or dropped from rock to rock, he pricked up his ears, his head erect, like a listening deer. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Ann Radcliffe The lawn, which was on each side bounded by hanging woods, descended in gentle declivity to a fine lake, whose smooth surface reflected the surrounding shades. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

We peered over the edge of the precipice, but could see nothing; most likely they struck rocks at once, and then bounded off and fell far below to a spot hidden from our view. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Gertrude Stein If a wake means bounded numbers eighty and lately. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Thomas Love Peacock Reflection was lost for a moment, and, by a sudden impulse, he bounded over the chasm. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

Arthur Conan Doyle Two of their guards bounded after them and fell to two bullets from Lord John. We ran forward into the open to meet our friends, and pressed a loaded rifle into the hands of each. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then he struck a rock, bounded off, and splashed into the water. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Walter Crane In designing one's sprig, too, the best plan to secure good decorative effect is to see that its general form is inclosed or bounded by an agreeable linear shape, although itself not actually visible. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

Gustave Flauber Two men leaped together upon his back; he bounded backwards against a gate and crushed them. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Rudyard Kipling There was a sound of ironmongery in revolt; the car bounded marsupially to its right, and, with its head-light, disappeared. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

Mrs. Octagon bounded after him and pulled him back by the coat-tails into the centre of the room. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Alphonse Daudet This thing lowered its head, sniffed the ground, bounded up, rolled over, and darted off at the gallop, but returned and stopped short. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet [1872]

Rudyard Kipling Gray Brother followed his example quickly, keeping a little to his left to get the wind that was blowing from the right, while Akela bounded fifty yards up wind, and, half-crouching, stiffened too. The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1895]

Agile as a tiger, he bounded on him, and touched him in the throat; but the distance was too great, it was only a scratch. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Jules Verne Almost immediately Top bounded into the corral, and the gate was quickly shut. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

From the top of a sandhill I saw that the eastern horizon was bounded by timbered ridges, and it was not very probable that the creek I was searching for could lie between us and them. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

This plain—the plain of ancient Thinis—runs parallel with the Nile, like the plain of Thebes, and is bounded to the westward by a range of flat-topped mountains. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

George MacDonald It was a waste kind of spot below, bounded by an irregular wall, with a few doors in it. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

John Galsworthy The balloon floated, dropped, bounded twice, wobbled and came to rest. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Arthur Conan Doyle The luckless limner, thus suddenly brought out from his dreams, sat up with a piercing yell, while Hordle John bounded back into the circle almost as rapidly as he had left it. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

I— I—” She made no attempt to finish but bounded to her feet, pulling up the more sedate Helen with her. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

He bounded amongst the boulders, using the handle of the stable fork for a staff. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The sea is bounded by his majesty’s empire. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

E. F. Benson Probably he too had observed this apparition, for his fingers prematurely loosed hold of the sponge, and it bounded into the street. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Rudyard Kipling They have power over all India. Of what they speak they understand nothing, for the low-born’s soul is bounded by his field, and he grasps not the connection of affairs from pole to pole. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

H. G. Wells Yet that is not all I see, and I am not altogether bounded by my littleness. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

When Margaret announced Mrs. Fitzhenry, her heart bounded with joy. Lodore by Mary Shelley

The house lay back a little way from the green; and there was a tiny brook running beside the holly hedge that bounded the garden, spanned by a little rustic bridge before the gate. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

James Joyce Her faith was bounded by her kitchen, but, if she was put to it, she could believe also in the banshee and in the Holy Ghost. The gentlemen began to talk of the accident. Dubliners by James Joyce

E. F. Benson He bounded to his telephone, and with great presence of mind rang up the fire-station at Blitton. “Riseholme,” he called. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

The little boat bounded over the waves like a nut-shell. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Matthew Arnold The forest of trees and the forest of rocks, not hewn timber and carved stones, suit its aspirations for something not to be bounded or expressed. The Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold [1867]

He bounded out of his seated immobility, and in one leap had his shoulders against the rock standing at bay before the darkness, with his knife in his hand. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

From the top of a hill here the western horizon was bounded by low scrubby ridges, with an odd one standing higher than the rest; to one of these I decided to go next. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

A short, dapper figure leaped lightly on the deck and nearly bounded into him where he stood beyond the circle of light from the gang- way lamp. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Rudyard Kipling He obeyed and bounded across the rivulet, and the snake, indeed, made no sign. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

I bounded up, and in an instant had mounted the tree, and had clasped her senseless in my arms. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

Benjamin Disraeli There was a glade at Hurstley, bounded on each side with masses of yew, their dark green forms now studded with crimson berries. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

The wild things bounded away and were lost among the flanks of the hill. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Henry David Thoreau Our life is like a German Confederacy, made up of petty states, with its boundary forever fluctuating, so that even a German cannot tell you how it is bounded at any moment. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

She heard the two get up and stroll away, towards a stone-paved path that bounded the property on the river side. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

James Joyce He turned, bounded back, came nearer, trotted on twinkling shanks. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

She bounded aside like a startled fawn, but Heemskirk, with a lucid comprehension of what she was there for, pounced upon her, and, catching her arm, clapped his other thick hand over her mouth. Freya of the Seven Isles by Joseph Conrad [1911]

I bounded back, closed the door of Blunt’s room, and the next moment was speaking to the Italian. “A little patience. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

To the east timbered ridges bounded the view. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

John Galsworthy On this square island were the vegetables of the earth and the fruits of the world, bounded on the west by publishing, on the cast by opera, on the north and south by rivers of mankind. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

E. Phillips Oppenheim Only through the black darkness she still bounded on, her furnaces roaring, and the black trail of smoke leaving a long clear track behind her. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

Andrew Lang She bounded off at the sight of a man, but not before the prince, who had fastened on his bow without thinking, had let fly several arrows, which the fairy Tulip took care should do her no harm. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Ranges upon ranges, some far and some near, bounded the horizon at all points. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

The Islands were beautiful beyond imagining; a world carpeted with wild flowers and bounded by a sea that broke in sapphire on silver beaches. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Jules Verne John Bunsby, master, at length gave the order to start, and the Tankadere, taking the wind under her brigantine, foresail, and standing-jib, bounded briskly forward over the waves. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

Andrew Lang He bounded high into the air with delight and uttered cries of pleasure; then he drew near and undid the bolts. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Charles Dickens The two dogs, with a glad, deep, generous bark, bounded away. No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens [1867]

Walter Scott The water, wheeling out far beneath, swept round the crag, which thus bounded their view, and tumbled down the rocky glen in a torrent of foam. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

G. K. Chesterton The King bounded down the steps and smacked Provost Wayne on the back. The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton

She bounded forward like a bullet from a catapult. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Rudyard Kipling A big coughing mass, reeking of carrion, bounded past him up the hill, and he followed discreetly. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The garden was bounded on one side by the house, from which it flowed and into which it ran, on two sides by the old village, and on the last by the cliff falling by ledges to the sea. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

H. G. Wells They lived in a little world that was bounded on the one side by “office” and on the other by the constituencies, and they seemed unable to imagine that it was not an eternal world. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

She had grown weary of the broad sands stretching far away, flat and desolate under the September sky, and weary of the everlasting and unbroken line that bounded that wide grey sea. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Jules Verne Come, Top! Come, old dog!” The magnificent animal bounded barking to his master, and caresses were lavished on him. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Below, a fine stretch of woodland park is bounded by those dark fir-topped hills scarcely a couple of miles away. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

E. F. Benson It lay quite hidden behind the red-brick wall which bounded it, and not a chrysanthemum or a fuchsia could she see. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

A league and more to the south a line of black cliffs bounded the glacier-basin. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

For some time they were both rather silent, pacing thoughtfully up and down the sheltered walk that bounded the lawn. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

At last we near the top, and look down upon the plain, bounded by the distant Apennines, that run through the middle of the island. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

Wilkie Collins There were merits visible now, in the narrow social horizon that is bounded by gossip, knitting, and tea. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Jules Verne The Nanay with its left bank bounded it to the north for about a mile, and for nearly the same distance to the east it ran along the bank of the larger river. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Wilkie Collins Toward the northern end this street is bounded by the one eminence visible over all the marshy flat — a low wooded hill, on which the church is built. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Walter Scott Either side of this valley is bounded by a chain of hills, which, on the right in particular, may be almost termed mountains. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Henry James Good-night!”— on which, turning away, Peter bounded into a hansom. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Arthur Conan Doyle Again and again he bounded into the air, and then, seizing the bit between his teeth, he plunged down the slope and galloped after the dogs. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Jules Verne There, exactly as we had seen it for the last six weeks, was the circle that bounded sea and sky, unbroken, definite, distinct as ever! Curtis gazed with intensest scrutiny, but did not speak a word. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

The whole is surrounded by a well-kept garden, bounded by a very high wall. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Lieut. Feraud crouched and bounded with a fierce tigerish agility fit to trouble the stoutest heart. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]