How to use Bound-for in a sentence

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  • Here they did not attempt to repeat their old charges, but found a more effective weapon to their hands in a new charge of a political kind - that Athanasius had threatened to stop the Alexandrian corn-ships bound for Constantinople.

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  • Sunday morning broke with a surge of nervous excitement as 2,000 cyclists oozed out of Cortez, Colorado, bound for their first day's destination 46 miles distant.

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  • Must of the merchandise and passengers bound for and hailing from foreign ports sail under foreign flags.

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  • After two weeks he left, having received the blessing of Pope Adrian VI., and proceeded by Padua to Venice, where he begged his bread and slept in the Piazza di San Marco until a rich Spaniard gave him shelter and obtained an order from the doge for a passage in a pilgrim ship bound for Cyprus, whence he could get to Jaffa.

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  • In company, therefore, with the earl of Norfolk he refused to render foreign service in Gascony, on the plea that they were only bound to serve with the king, who was himself bound for Flanders.

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  • Admiral de Rigny left for a cruise in the Levant, and Sir Edward Codrington, hearing that an Egyptian armament was on its way from Alexandria, and believing that it was bound for Hydra, steered for that island, which he reached on the 3rd of September, but on the 12th of September found the Egyptians at anchor with a Turkish squadron at Navarino.

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  • The only real success achieved by this numerically imposing force was the capture on the 8th and 9th of August of a large British convoy of ships bound for the East and West Indies carrying troops.

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  • There is a tradition that the first settlement of Martha's Vineyard was made in 1632, at or near the present site of Edgartown village, by several English families forming part of a company bound for Virginia, their ship having put in at this harbour on account of heavy weather.

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  • In addition to the hospital of Jerusalem, numerous others were under its charge in Acre, Cyprus, Rhodes, Malta, &c. Associations were formed to assist pilgrims bound for the East; one being the Confrerie des pelerins de Terre-Sainte in Paris, founded in 1325 by Louis de Bourbon, count of Clermont (afterwards first duke of Bourbon).

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  • By them the United States was granted limited privileges of trade with the British East Indies; some provisions were made for reciprocal freedom of trade between the United States and the British dominions in Europe; some articles were specified under the head of "contraband of war"; it was agreed that whenever provisions were seized as contraband they should be paid for, and that in cases of the capture of a vessel carrying contraband goods such goods only and not the whole cargo should be seized; it was also agreed that no vessel should be seized merely because it was bound for a blockaded port, unless it attempted to enter the port after receiving notice of the blockade.

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  • Thence he procured a passage in a vessel bound for Marseilles, but on the 16th of August, just as the vessel was nearing Marseilles, it fell into the hands of a Spanish corsair.

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  • In the summer of 1774 the captain of the ship " Greyhound," bound for Philadelphia with a cargo of tea, on account of the state of opinion in that city, put in at Greenwich and stored his tea there in a cellar.

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  • A little later he sent a protest to England against the commercial blockade and the detention of cargoes bound for neutral ports.

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  • After 1849 the gold-fever horde bound for California furnished a source of revenue to the Mormons, as their settlement afforded an admirable post for supplies.

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  • At that port the adventurers separated, three of their number taking ship as passengers to London, while Ito and Inouye preferred to work their passages before the mast in the "Pegasus," bound for the same destination.

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  • She escaped on the 3rd of June 161 disguised in man's clothing, and succeeded in getting on board a ship bound for Calais.

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  • He has stated in his autobiography that through all his early years of struggle, when he was successively grocer's apprentice at Fiirstenberg, cabin-boy on the "Dorothea" bound for Venezuela, and, after her wreck, office attendant and then book-keeper in Amsterdam, he nourished a passion for the Homeric story and an ambition to become a great linguist.

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  • The conspiracy was a failure, and Louis Philippe, fearing lest he might make the pretender popular either by the glory of an acquittal or the aureole of martyrdom, had him taken to Lorient and put on board a ship bound for America, while his accomplices were brought before the court of assizes and acquitted (February 1837).

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  • The first European voyager who saw Madagascar was a Portuguese named Diogo Diaz, captain of one of the ships of a fleet commanded by Pedro Cabral and bound for India.

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  • Formerly ships of heavy burden bound for Stettin discharged or lightened their cargo at Swinemiinde, but since the recent deepening of the river Oder they can proceed direct to the larger port.

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  • Her brother, himself at death's door, was carried unconscious on board a ship waiting in harbour and bound for France.

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  • For on the night of the 25th October 1960 two tanker barges were swept into it whilst bound for Sharpness in thick fog.

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  • It is seen here arriving for crew changeover at Stoke Mandeville bound for Aylesbury on the M1 service.

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  • One day he stows away aboard a sailing-ship bound for Australia together with Bunny, a young doe.

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  • Because the tourist hordes, bound for the Great Barrier Reef, generally don't.

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  • There he freed captives unjustly imprisoned, saved sailors in stormy seas, redeemed young girls who were bound for child prostitution.

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  • A large French fleet set sail bound for London, a rebel stronghold, commanded by Eustace the Monk.

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  • Mr. Endicott told me about the great ships that came sailing by from Boston, bound for Europe.

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  • The Port of Esbjerg is where you get the DFDS Seaways ferry from Denmark bound for Harwich in the UK.

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  • As soon as he was released from military service he packed a rucksack and left England aboard a ship bound for Spain.

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  • Blake learns that the villain and his captive have left on a steamer bound for America.

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  • On 23 October 1992, they stowed away on MC Ruby, a cargo ship bound for Le Havre.

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  • As I was bound for the south I strode forward briskly in that direction.

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  • The guides are there for the sole purpose of saving you the trouble of receiving a dress that does not fit properly and bound for the return shipment.

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  • Using magazines bound for the recycle bin, snip out pictures with flowers, trees, animals and bugs and lay them out on a table.

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  • A rose tattoo has been used to designate prisoners bound for execution, religious affiliates, memory of a dead loved one and countless other purposes for centuries.

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  • It is, however, well documented that the church was an important gathering place for knights in the Middle Ages bound for the crusades.

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  • I found the daily disposable liners to be an inconvenience, and it really bothered me that all those liners were bound for the landfill.

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  • In fact, originally, only Nick seemed to be bound for stardom.

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  • Some say he's bound for Governor, maybe even the presidency.

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  • The good doctor had travelled much, and the reading of his itineraries and note-books awakened such a longing for travel in the young Holberg that at last, at the close of 1704, having scraped together 60 dollars, he went on board a ship bound for Holland.

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  • It is because new proposals to lift the sanctions on Iraqi civilians will automatically tighten the embargo on weapons bound for Baghdad.

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