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  • At age four, he was sold into bondage by his family.
  • Which of us is not held in bondage by some creature of the kind? Cited from A Dream of the North Sea, by James Runciman
  • Some of you are held in bondage by some habit that you abominate, but cannot get away from. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • The persons who had taken passage on board the Pearl had been held in bondage by no less than forty-one different persons. Cited from Personal Memoir Of Daniel Drayton, by Daniel Drayton
  • There are numbers of daughters in large families kept in conventual bondage by a father or brother or their own timidity. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
  • Men women and children were held in bondage by patriarchs, prophets, kings, and others. Cited from A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin, by A. Woodward
  • Some children are sold into bondage by their parents, while others are induced into labor or commercial sexual exploitation through fraud and physical coercion.
  • Many of them had once enjoyed the blessings of freedom, but had been reduced to bondage by the calamities of war. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917, by Various
  • She shuddered at her own wickedness, but fell again and again, and was held in bondage by the allurements about her. Cited from The Lions of the Lord, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The term, however, was being applied to former alipin (third class) who have escaped bondage by payment, favor, or flight.
  • Victims are often held in debt bondage by their captors, which means they are forced to pay off a debt for their families or transportation fee.
  • If one had realized, if one had only taken a little pains, would it not have been possible to have escaped from the life of bondage by less violent but more permanent means? Cited from The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I have observed, that though the Jewish rites have lost their sanction, yet some that are weak in judgment, do bring themselves into bondage by them. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volume 2, by John Bunyan
  • Men blind and kept in bondage by the demons require to be aided by a special revelation. Cited from History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7), by Adolph Harnack
  • These renewed raids took their toll of lives and property, and many Subanon were even carried off into bondage by the invaders.
  • Nay, the very man, who is held in bondage by the Colonial law, becomes free by English law the moment he reaches the English shore. Cited from Condition Of The Slaves In The British Colonies, by Thomas Clarkson
  • In order to understand this thoroughly, we must remember that for ages they, as a people, have been oppressed and held in bondage by a stern and powerful nation. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • You engaged with me and my friends for a worthy cause, to search for some helpless ladies and an old man who are perchance held in bondage by the enemies of our country. Cited from The Boy who sailed with Blake, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Two elderly virgins are there held in bondage by a Minotaur no bigger than your two fists. Cited from The Ways of Men, by Eliot Gregory
  • They were slaves when they married, and I escaped bondage by only four years, since slaves were not freed in the South, until 1865. Cited from Slave Narratives: South Carolina, Pt. 2, by Work Projects Admin.
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