Marriage


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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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The count stood like one changed to stone, and turning to the bewildered crowd, Ferdinand added, with a gay smile of triumph, "To you, my gallant friends, I can only wish that your wooing may prosper as mine has done, and that you may all win as fair a bride as I have by this masked marriage.
The acme of bliss, which would have been a marriage with the tragedian, was not for her in this world.
The old scholar and his daughter embraced, and the former said, "Truly the Holy Mother has done more than she promised, child, for she has give you a splendid marriage portion-- think of it, two thousand pieces of gold
The element of romance in Aurelia's marriage existed chiefly in the fact that Mr.
A large debt of gratitude was owing here; but the intercourse of the last seven years, the equal footing and perfect unreserve which had soon followed Isabella's marriage, on their being left to each other, was yet a dearer, tenderer recollection.
He married early in life; and the children of the marriage were either six or seven in number -- I am not certain which.
George Muncaster's marriage is a type of the new poetry, the poetry of essentials.
The real drawback to marriage is that it makes one unselfish.
There is another custom amongst them yet more extraordinary, which is, that the wife is punished whenever the husband proves false to the marriage contract; this punishment indeed extends no farther than a pecuniary mulct, and what seems more equitable, the husband is obliged to pay a sum of money to his wife.
When he first heard of the marriage he was at the house of the chief-justice, du Ronceret, where his mother was playing boston.
Is it possible that in Lineland proximity is not necessary for marriage and for the generation of children?
The reader will remember that at five minutes past eight in the evening-- about five and twenty hours after the arrival of the travellers in London-- Passepartout had been sent by his master to engage the services of the Reverend Samuel Wilson in a certain marriage ceremony, which was to take place the next day.