Two brothers from Calcutta face divergent fates, one tragic and one beholden to that tragedy.
Stille shows how his family, like all families, is beholden to elements both large and small.
The religious parties themselves are not, contrary to popular assumption, beholden only to right-wing parties.
I had been too beholden to literary orthodoxy, too insistent that the narrative obey the strictures of reality.
The auteurs of the world are no longer given free rein and are now beholden to certain financial imperatives.
Many a man before had offered her gifts, and she had refused them every one; for she had no wish to be beholden to any man.
In that case, I shouldn't have to be beholden to other people.
This venerable dame appeared to gaze at the spectator from whatsoever situation she was beholden.
We are beholden, in a measure, to Mr. Burnham, and have to be guided by his wishes.
“I am beholden to you, Master Salkeld,” he said, when I had done.