MATRIMONY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MATRIMONY
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matrimony
 n.  union of man and woman as husband and wife; marriage; wedlock
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  With the tide of hysterical gaiety and excitement flooding the city, they rushed into matrimony.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  He must think her a fool if he offered her a proposition like that, instead of the proposal of matrimony she had been expecting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  I'm not urging instant matrimony because of your reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
5  This may certify, that I joined together in holy matrimony Frederick.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
6  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
Get Context   In BOOK V
7  The explanation of the intent of matrimony was gone through; and then the clergyman came a step further forward, and, bending slightly towards Mr. Rochester, went on.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
9  I did not know before, that I had two daughters on the brink of matrimony.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 57
10  Perhaps," said Elinor, "thirty-five and seventeen had better not have any thing to do with matrimony together.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
11  You are about to enter into holy matrimony, and God may bless you with offspring.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 1
12  "A more determined enemy of matrimony than you I never saw," said Sergey Ivanovitch.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 2
13  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
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 6
14  With an instinctive hatred of matrimony, she suffered Andrea's attentions in order to get rid of Morcerf; but when Andrea urged his suit, she betrayed an entire dislike to him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 84. Beauchamp.
15  And when they were united in holy matrimony, they went home to breakfast at Stone Lodge aforesaid.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  The explanation of the intent of matrimony was gone through; and then the clergyman walked a step further forward, and, bending slightly towards him.
2  She could choose her own partner in matrimony, as long as she gave no utterance to her passions and emotions.