"A more determined enemy of matrimony than you I never saw," said Sergey Ivanovitch.
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.
In all these instances the husband had practically ceded or sold his unfaithful wife, and the very party which, being in fault, had not the right to contract a fresh marriage, had formed counterfeit, pseudo-matrimonial ties with a self-styled husband.
And, as though answering his thought, the priest said to him: "You are about to enter into holy matrimony, and God may bless you with offspring.
"Oh, no, I’m not an enemy of matrimony.
There are no more uses of "matrimony" in the book.
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Carlotta stepped back, to better deliver the truth that, when she contemplated holy matrimony, made her heart beat faster.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
I haven’t been to visit him at his condo in several days, but I hear from him that he and Liv have been shopping for their matrimonial bed, each of theirs a bit too historied for the spending of restful nights.