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an archaic term for a boundary

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an archaic term for a goal or destination

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Reuben Bourne, but half convinced that he was acting rightly, at length raised himself from the ground and prepared himself for his departure.
There was now in the breast of Reuben Bourne an incommunicable thought--something which he was to conceal most heedfully from her whom he most loved and trusted.
Reuben Bourne, however, was a neglectful husbandman; and, while the lands of the other settlers became annually more fruitful, his deteriorated in the same proportion.
His foot was fleet, his aim true, his apprehension quick, his heart glad and high; and all who anticipated the return of Indian war spoke of Cyrus Bourne as a future leader in the land.
Cyrus Bourne was sufficiently skilled in the travel of the woods to observe that his father did not adhere to the course they had pursued in their expedition of the preceding autumn.
A low moan, which told his success, and by which even animals cars express their dying agony, was unheeded by Reuben Bourne.
His sin was expiated,--the curse was gone from him; and in the hour when he had shed blood dearer to him than his own, a prayer, the first for years, went up to Heaven from the lips of Reuben Bourne.
The shop-boys in the neighbourhood had long been in the habit of branding Noah in the public streets, with the ignominious epithets of 'leathers,' 'charity,' and the like; and Noah had bourne them without reply.
He is gone to that bourne from whence no traveller returns.
Unsurprisingly, this seems to be the case with Damon's Jason Bourne, too.
After proving that there's still demand for the Jason Bourne film franchise at the box office, does series star Matt Damon see the embattled former spy collaborating with, say, Aaron Cross, portrayed by Jeremy Renner in 2012's 'The Bourne Legacy'?
The impact of 2002's inventively violent The Bourne Identity was to invigorate the competition - and Daniel Craig duly wowed the world as a gritty James Bond.
Jason Bourne (Damon) believes he knows how the US government moulded him into a trained killer and is living off the grid on the Greek-Albanian border posing as a bare-knuckle brawler.
Call it a rebirth: Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne in the franchise's tough, "this time it's personal" fifth installment, simply titled with the character's name.
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced today that it has formed a joint venture with Bourne Partners, a healthcare-focused investor, operator and investment banking firm, to build a global pharmaceutical platform.