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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
Bound (Verb)
  My heart bounds like an imprisoned bird against its wiry barrier.
            —John Brougham
  Bounds like deer from the hounds.
            —Eliza Cook
  Bounding like nymphs in vales of Arcady.
            —William Hazlitt
  Like an antelope he bounded.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
  Bounds, light as hind before the hound.
            —Ambrose Philips
  Bounded like a madman.
            —Edgar Allan Poe
  Bound like a stoned horse.
            —James Shirley
  My pulses bound like a stag at play.
            —John Sterling
  Like a greyhound when slipped from the leash, he bounded.
            —Bayard Taylor

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