MATRIMONY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of matrimony
Definition:
n. union of man and woman as husband and wife; marriage; wedlock
Example:
The explanation of the intent of matrimony was gone through; and then the clergyman came a step further forward, and, bending slightly towards him.
Sentence in Classic:
After the customary questions, whether they desired to enter upon matrimony, and whether they were pledged to anyone else, and their answers, which sounded strange to themselves, a new ceremony began.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Unhampered by matrimony or widowhood, they made vast inroads on the convalescents, and even the least attractive girls, Scarlett observed gloomily, had no difficulty in getting engaged.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In all the important preparations of the mind she was complete: being prepared for matrimony by an hatred of home, restraint, and tranquillity; by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Thus much for my general intention in favour of matrimony; it remains to be told why my views were directed towards Longbourn instead of my own neighbourhood, where I can assure you there are many amiable young women.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
If it were otherwise, and that absolute sovereignty and power of life and death naturally belonged to the husband, and were necessary to the society between man and wife, there could be no matrimony in any of those countries where the husband is allowed no such absolute authority.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
I made up everything afterwards, set everything right, as it should be, with the bonds of matrimony, you know.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol Context
You are always jealous and hate seeing a goddess take a fancy to a mortal man, and live with him in open matrimony.
The Odyssey By Homer Context