Marriage

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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
References in classic literature ?
For that purpose may the garden of marriage help thee!
What Sir Patrick says professionally of Scotch Marriages in this chapter is taken from this high authority.
There, as in the mayor's office, two other marriages were taking place, still pursuing them with pomp.
It is in this decisive moment that all our marriages are made.
You know perfectly well that the mere idea of marriage has always scared you.
Louisa, my dear, you are the subject of a proposal of marriage that has been made to me.
Since their marriage Natasha and her husband had lived in Moscow, in Petersburg, on their estate near Moscow, or with her mother, that is to say, in Nicholas' house.
I was telling Katharine a few little commonplaces about marriage," she said, with a little laugh.
No doubt the old cheery publicity is a little embarrassing to the two most concerned, and the old marriage customs, the singing of the bride and bridegroom to their nuptial couch, the frank jests, the country horse-play, must have fretted the souls of many a lover before Shelley, who, it will be remembered, resented the choral celebrations of his Scotch landlord and friends by appearing at his bedroom door with a brace of pistols.
I envy them all the sight they had when the marriage was fairly ended and Adam led Dinah out of church.
While the question of marriage was still in debate, an event occurred which exercised a serious influence on Hardyman's future plans.
Partly because he was irritated by Rachel the idea of marriage irritated him.