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By all means let him dream of the Bondage of Egypt, so long as he is free from it.

In his “Bondage of the Will,” he severely criticises the book.

Bondage, serfdom, even slavery, seemed to be sanctioned by the Bible.

What better luck could that ring cause than that we should escape from the land of Egypt—the House of Bondage?

(It is the vibration of mind acting upon the body, and causing its actions that subjects to Bondage).

The Bondage of those countries will, as far as I can perceive, be prolonged by what this Court has in contemplation.

Following it came some admirable portrait busts; and finally, in 1862, his "Peace in Bondage."

Freedom gotten by the Sword is an 140 established Bondage to some part or other of the Creation.

But they have long occupied, nevertheless, a part of 'thePg 337 House of Bondage,' who has lately multiplied her many mansions.

The next of the four is The House of Bondage, which had less success than it deserved.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "condition of a serf or slave," from Anglo-Latin bondagium, from Middle English bond "a serf, tenant farmer," from Old English bonda "householder," from Old Norse boandi "free-born farmer," noun use of present participle of boa "dwell, prepare, inhabit," from PIE *bhow-, from root *bheue- "to be, exist, dwell" (see be). Meaning in English changed by influence of bond. The sexual sado-masochism sense is recorded by 1966.

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