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  • I was in a flutter of pride and anxiety; pride in my dear little betrothed, and anxiety that Agnes should like her.
  • When we had our first great quarrel (within a week of our betrothal), and when Dora sent me back the ring, enclosed in a despairing cocked-hat note, wherein she used the terrible expression that ’our love had begun in folly, and ended in madness!’ which dreadful words occasioned me to tear my hair, and cry that all was over!

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  • She was betrothed on the day of her birth.
  • Last of all came a little hump-backed, wizened old man in whom she recognized with a shudder the new Grand Vizier and her own betrothed husband, Ahoshta Tarkaan himself.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy

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