She died happy when she saw that I loved her, and that this new love was due neither to pity nor to the ties that bound us together
. Never shall I forget her last hours.
"As citizens of this great nation, we accept the result of the democratic process that has bound us together
as one nation," CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said but added that regardless of who won or lost yesterday's election, American Muslims are here to stay.
As a nation, we share these, and coupled with some customs and traditions, they have bound us together
. They are embedded in our national DNA.
The unity that bound us together
during the war with Nazi Germany was palpable, no one was privileged, no one could plead immunity from the demands required of them, and thus we survived.
Why, as society becomes more sophisticated and wealthier, in material terms at least, do we seem increasingly to lose what is surely far more precious - the strong bonds of family and community which once bound us together
As he later wrote: "Our little network bound us together
in common cause, and gave us the power to resist beyond ordinary physical endurance.
But they have certainly not invalidated those innate qualities in the Welsh character which have bound us together
as a small nation in the face of threats and dangers from outside - a rich religious heritage and a strong spirit of comradeship in close-knit communities.
The Prime Minister is correct to identify the breakdown of families and communities that bound us together
as part of the problem.
To help overcome this we built highways and railways from west to east; ribbons of steel and blacktop were going to be the ties that bound us together
. To some extent the strategy worked.
'We know that Europe and America have military ties in Nato that have bound us together
throughout the tense Cold War years in pursuit of peace.