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  • Quay: bigamy threat, Yes or No. Possible No. Incest threat Credible Yes and the hand going back before it put down the period, lining out the Credible, writing in Certain, underlining it.†   (source)
  • Bigamy threat val.†   (source)
  • In fact, as time passed and Henry became accustomed to the idea of that ceremony which was still no marriage, that may have been the trouble with Henry—not the two ceremonies but the two women; not the fact that Bon's intention was to commit bigamy but that it was apparently to make his (Henry's) sister a sort of junior partner in a harem.†   (source)
  • as he did; if Henry had only gone then to New Orleans and found out then about the mistress and the child; Henry who, before it was too late, might have reacted to the discovery exactly as Sutpen did, as a jealous brother might have been expected to react, since who knows but what it was not the fact of the mistress and child, the possible bigamy, to which Henry gave the lie, but to the fact that it was his father who told him, his father who anticipated him, the father who is the natural enemy of any son and son-in-law of whom the mother is the ally, just as after the wedding the father will be the ally of the actual son-in-law who has for mortal foe the mother of his wife.†   (source)
  • The president of the Florida Flying Machine Company is in jail for bigamy.†   (source)
  • Bigamy lightened the horizon of his shadowy thoughts for a moment.†   (source)
  • Mr. Rochester continued, hardily and recklessly: "Bigamy is an ugly word!†   (source)
  • Then this so sweet maid is a polyandrist, and me, with my poor wife dead to me, but alive by Church's law, though no wits, all gone, even I, who am faithful husband to this now-no-wife, am bigamist.†   (source)
  • This jail was a Noah's ark of the city's crime—there were murderers, "hold-up men" and burglars, embezzlers, counterfeiters and forgers, bigamists, "shoplifters,"†   (source)
  • — I meant, however, to be a bigamist; but fate has outmanoeuvred me, or Providence has checked me, — perhaps the last.†   (source)
  • There is no knight-errant to come and seek a quarrel with me on account of the fair lady I detain a prisoner; but I have judges quite ready who will quickly dispose of a woman so shameless as to glide, a bigamist, into the bed of Lord de Winter, my brother.†   (source)
  • In their gamesome but still serious way, one whispers to the other—"Jack, he's robbed a widow;" or, "Joe, do you mark him; he's a bigamist;" or, "Harry lad, I guess he's the adulterer that broke jail in old Gomorrah, or belike, one of the missing murderers from Sodom."†   (source)
  • Sure you're not a bigamist, on the quiet, like?†   (source)
  • THE CRIER: (Loudly) Whereas Leopold Bloom of no fixed abode is a wellknown dynamitard, forger, bigamist, bawd and cuckold and a public nuisance to the citizens of Dublin and whereas at this commission of assizes the most honourable... (His Honour, sir Frederick Falkiner, recorder of Dublin, in judicial garb of grey stone rises from the bench, stonebearded.†   (source)
  • * *burn
    What recketh* me though folk say villainy** *care **evil
    Of shrewed* Lamech, and his bigamy?†   (source)
  • These both put off, a poor petitioner, A care-craz'd mother to a many sons, A beauty-waning and distressed widow, Even in the afternoon of her best days, Made prize and purchase of his wanton eye, Seduc'd the pitch and height of his degree To base declension and loath'd bigamy: By her, in his unlawful bed, he got This Edward, whom our manners call the prince.†   (source)
  • Eke well I wot, he said, that mine husband
    Should leave father and mother, and take to me;
    But of no number mention made he,
    Of bigamy or of octogamy;
    Why then should men speak of it villainy?†   (source)
  • And, since to be a wife he gave me leave
    Of indulgence, so is it no repreve* *scandal, reproach
    To wedde me, if that my make* should die, *mate, husband
    Without exception* of bigamy; *charge, reproach
    *All were it* good no woman for to touch *though it might be*
    (He meant as in his bed or in his couch),
    For peril is both fire and tow t'assemble
    Ye know what this example may resemble.†   (source)
  • This is all and some, he held virginity
    More profit than wedding in frailty:
    (*Frailty clepe I, but if* that he and she *frailty I call it,
    Would lead their lives all in chastity), unless*
    I grant it well, I have of none envy
    Who maidenhead prefer to bigamy;
    It liketh them t' be clean in body and ghost;* *soul
    Of mine estate* I will not make a boast.†   (source)
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