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1  He was determined to make it by marriage.
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2  The intimacy had been formed before our marriage.
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3  She was sure that he had not been happy in marriage.
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4  The circumstances of his marriage, too, were found to admit of much extenuation.
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5  The evil of a marriage would be much diminished, if Elizabeth were also to marry.
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6  Pretty well, ma'am in the fifteen years of my marriage; though many women have done more.
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7  They had each had money, but their marriages had made a material difference in their degree of consequence.
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8  Such excellent parents as Mr and Mrs Musgrove," exclaimed Anne, "should be happy in their children's marriages.
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9  I can satisfy you, perhaps, on points which you would little expect; and as to his marriage, I knew all about it at the time.
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10  The letter I am looking for was one written by Mr Elliot to him before our marriage, and happened to be saved; why, one can hardly imagine.
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11  Her recent good offices by Anne had been enough in themselves, and their marriage, instead of depriving her of one friend, secured her two.
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12  It was with the daughter of Mr Shepherd, who had returned, after an unprosperous marriage, to her father's house, with the additional burden of two children.
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13  Mrs Wallis has an amusing idea, as nurse tells me, that it is to be put into the marriage articles when you and Mr Elliot marry, that your father is not to marry Mrs Clay.
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14  I never knew him myself; I only heard of him; but there was a something in his conduct then, with regard to my father and sister, and afterwards in the circumstances of his marriage, which I never could quite reconcile with present times.
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15  Always to be presented with the date of her own birth and see no marriage follow but that of a youngest sister, made the book an evil; and more than once, when her father had left it open on the table near her, had she closed it, with averted eyes, and pushed it away.
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16  Mrs Clay," said she, warmly, "never forgets who she is; and as I am rather better acquainted with her sentiments than you can be, I can assure you, that upon the subject of marriage they are particularly nice, and that she reprobates all inequality of condition and rank more strongly than most people.
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17  That Lady Russell, of steady age and character, and extremely well provided for, should have no thought of a second marriage, needs no apology to the public, which is rather apt to be unreasonably discontented when a woman does marry again, than when she does not; but Sir Walter's continuing in singleness requires explanation.
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18  In fact, Anne could never see the crape round his hat, without fearing that she was the inexcusable one, in attributing to him such imaginations; for though his marriage had not been very happy, still it had existed so many years that she could not comprehend a very rapid recovery from the awful impression of its being dissolved.
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19  The disgrace of his first marriage might, perhaps, as there was no reason to suppose it perpetuated by offspring, have been got over, had he not done worse; but he had, as by the accustomary intervention of kind friends, they had been informed, spoken most disrespectfully of them all, most slightingly and contemptuously of the very blood he belonged to, and the honours which were hereafter to be his own.
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