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  • An advantage this, a strengthener of love, in which even the conjugal tie is beneath the fraternal.
  • Miss Ward’s match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible: Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield; and Mr. and Mrs. Norris began their career of conjugal felicity with very little less than a thousand a year.
  • In their house I shall call to mind the conjugal manners of Mansfield Parsonage with respect.
  • …happy to assist in the duties of the day, by spending it at the Park to support her sister’s spirits, and drinking the health of Mr. and Mrs. Rushworth in a supernumerary glass or two, was all joyous delight; for she had made the match; she had done everything; and no one would have supposed, from her confident triumph, that she had ever heard of conjugal infelicity in her life, or could have the smallest insight into the disposition of the niece who had been brought up under her eye.

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  • That day I received a letter from my benefactor in which he wrote about "conjugal duties."
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I start noticing small signs of conjugal existence.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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