I will take the five scraps of paper that I now hold as bonds, with your signature alone, and here is a receipt in full for the six millions between us.
But here are your bonds; pay me differently;" and he held the bonds towards Danglars, who seized them like a vulture extending its claws to withhold the food that is being wrested from its grasp.
He writhed in his bonds; a violent contraction of surprise and pain distorted the muscles of his face, but he uttered not a single sigh.
He had at first tried, in a quiet way and without much outward movement, to break his bonds. His eye had been seen to light up, his muscles to stiffen, his members to concentrate their force, and the straps to stretch.
"From Brazil the United States, in return for her surplus, gets bonds and securities.
"The Rockefellers went into mines--iron and coal and copper and lead; into other industrial companies; into street railways, into national, state, and municipal bonds; into steamships and steamboats and telegraphy; into real estate, into skyscrapers and residences and hotels and business blocks; into life insurance, into banking.
He tugged at his bonds
. God, if he could but get them near those strong teeth of his.
"Erik, unloose my bonds
....Am I not your prisoner?"
Was this a people to stand in his way, to claim the protection and sympathy of foreign governments against their own bond
, that they might keep their land for misuse and their bodies for debauchery?
Cut these bonds
. The apes will take care of the blacks."
Pay the Jew ten times the money and tear up the bond
, rather than that Antonio shall lose a single hair through Bassanio's fault."
In some few instances, their incredulity arises from a want of reflection; but, generally, it indicates a hatred of the light, a desire to shield slavery from the assaults of its foes, a contempt of the colored race, whether bond
Lifting the iron hammer that hung at the portal, Hester Prynne gave a summons, which was answered by one of the Governor's bond
servant -- a free-born Englishman, but now a seven years' slave.
'Oh, trouble not yourself about that,' said the dwarf; 'only undertake to bring me here, twelve years hence, whatever meets you first on your going home, and I will give you as much as you please.' The merchant thought this was no great thing to ask; that it would most likely be his dog or his cat, or something of that sort, but forgot his little boy Heinel; so he agreed to the bargain, and signed and sealed the bond
to do what was asked of him.
Trades and professions march together with scarcely a more real bond