bondage under

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  • Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world. Cited from Commentary on Galatians, Martin Luther
  • "Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the word." Cited from World's Great Sermons, Volume I, edited by Grenville Kleiser
  • We left them in bondage under the sentence of the law with no hopes of deliverance. Cited from Twenty-Four Short Sermons On Universal Salvation, by John Bovee Dods
  • It was so with Peter in the porch and Paul beaten down in bondage under the Law. Cited from Thoughts on Religion at the Front, by Neville Stuart Talbot
  • And suppose, again, that he should give quarter to every one of you, be sure he will bring you into that bondage under which you were captivated before, or a worse, and then what good will your lives do you? Cited from The Holy War, by John Bunyan
  • And suppose again, that he should give quarter to every one of you, be sure he will bring you into that bondage under which you were captivated before, or a worse; and then what good will your lives do you? Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • For ten years the boy had suffered in bondage under different masters, the last of whom -- Klerkon Flatface -- had brought him into Esthonia. Cited from Olaf the Glorious, by Robert Leighton
  • The believer being dead indeed unto sin, through the cross of Christ, is to look upon himself as legally freed from that yoke of bondage under sin and death. Cited from Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life, by John Brown (of Wamphray)
  • While I, though cherishing a Christian hope, was still struggling in bondage under the law, she appeared to enjoy to the full the glorious liberty of the children of God. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • If a pirate's spear put an end to bondage under the Roman yoke and to this unworthy yearning and wavering, so much the better! Cited from Cleopatra, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • The fear of death is a bondage under which the race of man lies, save only where Christian faith and hope alleviate the terror and inspire a superhuman courage before which all fear is banished. Cited from Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters, by Milligan, et al.
  • The radical Abolitionists, in like manner, asserted that it was wicked to hold a man in bondage under any form of government, or under any guarantee of the Constitution. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII, by John Lord
  • He fancied now that they, on the contrary, would despise him, if only they could be aware of the lingering sense he entertained of his being in bondage under a sacred obligation to a farmer's daughter. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v2
  • The Russians belong to the European family, and must of necessity return to fulfil their destiny, although they had been temporarily diverted from their bondage under the Mongols. Cited from Russia, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers, ed. by Singleton
  • To Lincoln and to other people who disapproved of slavery, the idea of human beings held in bondage under the very shadow of the dome of the Capitol seemed indeed a bitter mockery. Cited from The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln by Helen Nicolay
  • When we were infants, we were in bondage under the elements of the world; kept straight, as children are, by rules which they cannot understand, by the fear of punishment which they cannot escape, with no more power to resist their father than slaves have to resist their master. Cited from Sermons on National Subjects, by Charles Kingsley
  • But it may be that she is held in bondage under the spell of the evil powers that created these devil-chariots which pant like souls in agony and breathe with the breath of Hell. Cited from The Mummy and Miss Nitocris, by George Griffith
  • Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: but when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. Cited from World's Great Sermons, Volume I, edited by Grenville Kleiser
  • So we also, when we were children, were held in bondage under the rudiments of the world: but when the fulness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, that he might redeem them which were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. Cited from Unspoken Sermons, by George MacDonald
  • He turned out to be a most ungrateful wretch, who poisoned the minds of the Doctor's few followers, and ingratiated himself with them by selling the favours of his concubines to them, by which he reduced them to a kind of bondage under him. Cited from How I Found Livingstone, by Sir Henry M. Stanley
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