MARRIAGE in Classic Quotes

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1  That marriage lacked the dual significance it should have had.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
2  Among those who ventured to doubt the justifiability of the proposed marriage was Helene's mother, Princess Kuragina.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VII
3  Speaking thickly and with a faraway look in his shining eyes, he told the whole story of his life: his marriage, Natasha's love for his best friend, her betrayal of him, and all his own simple relations with her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIX
4  The conflict of magnanimity between the mother and the daughter, ending in the mother's sacrificing herself and offering her daughter in marriage to her lover, even now agitated the captain, though it was the memory of a distant past.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIX
5  The elderly magnate was at first as much taken aback by this suggestion of marriage with a woman whose husband was alive, as the younger man had been, but Helene's imperturbable conviction that it was as simple and natural as marrying a maiden had its effect on him too.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VII
6  At nine o'clock the countess woke up, and Matrena Timofeevna, who had been her lady's maid before her marriage and now performed a sort of chief gendarme's duty for her, came to say that Madame Schoss was much offended and the young ladies' summer dresses could not be left behind.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XV
7  The course of the Father Confessor's arguments ran as follows: "Ignorant of the import of what you were undertaking, you made a vow of conjugal fidelity to a man who on his part, by entering the married state without faith in the religious significance of marriage, committed an act of sacrilege."
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
8  There were, it is true, some rigid individuals unable to rise to the height of such a question, who saw in the project a desecration of the sacrament of marriage, but there were not many such and they remained silent, while the majority were interested in Helene's good fortune and in the question which match would be the more advantageous.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VII