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  • Forty-five, mostly women and children, were taken captive, to be carried into bondage more dreadful than death. Cited from Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam, by Abbott
  • Seldom has any nation been reduced to a state of bondage more galling and oppressive. Cited from The History of England, by John Lingard and Hilaire Belloc, Vol. 8
  • They had enjoyed a taste of freedom, and now were to be hurled back to a dark life of bondage more bitter to them than ever before. Cited from A Woman's Life-Work, by Laura S. Haviland
  • "Most noble mistress, tempt me not to hate my bondage more by bringing to my ears such words." Cited from The Coming of the King, by Bernie Babcock
  • "Of course -- the absence of one so actively annoying, must make my bondage more tolerable." Cited from The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I, by Susanna Moodie
  • If he had been bound to silence before, he was no less bound to it now; the only difference lay in the fact that what he had just learned had rendered his bondage more intolerable. Cited from The Reef, by Edith Wharton
  • The more I pondered upon the subject, the more impossible it appeared that the laws of any Christian country should doom me, and deliver me up against my will, to a bondage more degrading and more cruel than slavery itself. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • The spectacle overwhelmed her with ecstasy, and she wept tears of joy while offering up sincere and heartfelt thanks to the Almighty for delivering her from a bondage more dreadful than death. Cited from Woman on the American Frontier, William W. Fowler
  • "But what more oft in nations grown corrupt, And by their vices brought to servitude, Than to love bondage more than liberty, Bondage with ease than strenuous liberty?" Cited from Seekers after God, by Frederic William Farrar
  • And, therefore, while Alice Pyncheon lived, she was Maule's slave, in a bondage more humiliating, a thousand-fold, than that which binds its chain around the body. Cited from House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • But, even if freedom from all these hateful bonds could come, and could be complete, without Him, there still remains a serfdom more degrading, a bondage more inexorable than any of these, for men are everywhere the bond-slaves of sin. Cited from Our Master, by Bramwell Booth
  • Seeing that the religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences, I feel impelled to reiterate my demands for justice, liberty, and equality in the Church as well as in the State. Cited from Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • No slave could be kept in bondage more than ten years; it was stipulated that they were to be brought from Africa, or elsewhere, only with their own consent; and when, in 1638, it appeared that a cargo of them had been forcibly introduced, they were sent back to Africa. Cited from U.S. History, V1, by Julian Hawthorne
  • But while they were panting for an untrammelled existence, to plant a free nation on the shores of North America, they were robbing Africa every year of her sable children, and condemning them to a bondage more cruel than political subjugation. Cited from History of the Negro Race, Vol 1, by George W. Williams