Marriage

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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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What I learned revived my hopes, and I was better pleased not to have found Don Fernando than to find him married, for it seemed to me that the door was not yet entirely shut upon relief in my case, and I thought that perhaps Heaven had put this impediment in the way of the second marriage, to lead him to recognise his obligations under the former one, and reflect that as a Christian he was bound to consider his soul above all human objects.
Hepzibah knew enough to enable her to appreciate the circumstances (resulting from the second marriage of the girl's mother) which made it desirable for Phoebe to establish herself in another home.
In one of the aristocratic mansions built by Puget in the Rue du Grand Cours opposite the Medusa fountain, a second marriage feast was being celebrated, almost at the same hour with the nuptial repast given by Dantes.
His second marriage, to his first wife's maid, was intended, as he frankly said, to provide a nurse for himself and a mother for his children, but his later years were largely occupied with heroic work as a police justice in Westminster, where, at the sacrifice of what health remained to him, he rooted out a specially dangerous band of robbers.
To do Mrs Nickleby justice, her attachment to her children would have prevented her seriously contemplating a second marriage, even if she could have so far conquered her recollections of her late husband as to have any strong inclinations that way.
Another meeting will suffice to explain his sentiments on picturesque beauty, and second marriages, and then you can have nothing farther to ask.
She found out about her husband's second marriage after she saw pictures of the woman on his mobile phone
ordered registration of a Public Interest Litigation and urged Chief Justice HL Dattu to set up a Special Bench to consider gender discrimination suffered by Muslim women owing to " arbitrary divorce and second marriage of their husbands during the currency of their first marriage".
It is the second marriage for the mayor of the capital.
It's the second marriage for both 45-year-old Wahlberg and 41-year-old McCarthy.
While we cannot generalise, we observe that some men are open to a second marriage when their first marriage is in trouble," she said.