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  • More than 34 percent of Moroccans approve of polygamy.†   (source)
  • For polygamy.†   (source)
  • I examined polygamy, not as a doctrine but as a social policy.   (source)
    polygamy = the practice of a husband having more than one wife at the same time
  • Oh, to be the alter ego of his polygamous life!   (source)
    polygamous = practice of being married to more than one person at the same time
  • Or didn't turn me loose—Center has no rule against polygamy.   (source)
    polygamy = the practice of being married to more than one person at the same time
  • The church had ended the temporal practice of polygamy in 1890, but it had never recanted the doctrine.   (source)
    polygamy = a husband having more than one wife at the same time
  • Then he gave up and mumbled the words I was supposed to say, that he didn't understand fully, but that he knew polygamy was a principle from God.   (source)
    polygamy = the practice of a husband having more than one wife at the same time
  • As a child I'd been taught—by my father but also in Sunday school—that in the fullness of time God would restore polygamy, and in the afterlife, I would be a plural wife.   (source)
  • He knew nothing of Mormonism except the custom of polygamy, which is its foundation.   (source)
    polygamy = the practice of a man having more than one wife at the same time
  • While the tale was in progress, it convinced the two men, the tragedy seemed a slur on the whole community; better polygamy almost, than that a woman should die without the joys God has intended her to receive.   (source)
    polygamy = the practice of being married to more than one person at the same time
  • "Polygamists are people who marry more than one person," Klaus explained.†   (source)
  • "But we're not polygamists," Violet said mournfully.†   (source)
  • "If we were polygamists," Klaus said, "Count Olaf's marriage plan wouldn't work."†   (source)
  • As we know, the sociobiological theory of natural polygamy was used as a scientific justification for some of the odder practices of the regime, just as Darwinism was used by earlier ideologies.†   (source)
  • Gilead outlawed the first two as irreligious but legitimized and enforced the third, which was considered to have Biblical precedents; they thus replaced the serial polygamy common in the pre-Gilead period with the older form of simultaneous polygamy practiced both in early Old Testament times and in the former state of Utah in the nineteenth century.†   (source)
  • "In this community, polygamists are breaking the law, even if they have married in the presence of a judge, with the statement of 'I do' and the signed document in their own hand.†   (source)
  • Also, polygamy means that the wealthiest men take two or three wives, leaving even fewer women available for the poor.†   (source)
  • Out of those eleven billion people perhaps seven billion lived where polygamy is legal, and Stu's opinion manipulators played up "persecution"; it gained us sympathy from people who otherwise would never have heard of us—even gained it in North America and other places where polygamy is not legal, from people who believe in "live and let live."†   (source)
  • Islamic law banned the previously common practice of female infanticide, and it limited polygamy to four wives who were supposed to be treated equally.†   (source)
  • In that low, passionate utterance Shefford read the death-blow to the old Mormon polygamous creed.†   (source)
  • All over Utah polygamists have been arrested.†   (source)
  • She, a monogamist, regretted the cessation of some of life's innocent odours; he, whose instincts were polygamous, felt morally braced by the change and less liable to the temptations that had assailed him in the past.†   (source)
  • I suppose that I should really like to be a polygamist; with Nancy, and with Leonora, and with Maisie Maidan and possibly even with Florence.†   (source)
  • He had studied the totemism and exogamy of the primitive races, and here was his opportunity to understand polygamy.†   (source)
  • …our midst and on our very doorstep, as it were—it's a shame and a disgrace that the Congress of these United States spends all its time talking about inconsequential financial matters that ought to be left to the Treasury Department, as I understand it, instead of arising in their might and passing a law that any one admitting he is a Mormon shall simply be deported and as it were kicked out of this free country in which we haven't got any room for polygamy and the tyrannies of Satan.†   (source)
  • Florence would happen in on her, whilst she was doing her wonderful hair, with a proposition from Edward, who seems about that time to have conceived the naive idea that he might become a polygamist.†   (source)
  • Instinctively Shefford felt that it was in them that polygamy was embodied; they were the husbands of the sealed wives.†   (source)
  • When the United States government began to persecute, or prosecute, the Mormons for polygamy, the Mormons over here in Stonebridge took their sealed wives and moved them out of Utah, just across the line.†   (source)
  • This judge is after the polygamists.†   (source)
  • Did I tell you about the government sending a Supreme Court judge out to Utah to prosecute the polygamists?†   (source)
  • But—women can't be polygamists.†   (source)
  • Then he perfunctorily and briefly stated that certain women had been arrested upon suspicion of being sealed wives of Mormon polygamists, and were to be herewith tried by a judge of the United States Court.†   (source)
  • He was brought from a definite social environment,—the polygamous clan life under the headship of the chief and the potent influence of the priest.†   (source)
  • Forced and long-continued toil became the rule of life, the old ties of blood relationship and kinship disappeared, and instead of the family appeared a new polygamy and polyandry, which, in some cases, almost reached promiscuity.†   (source)
  • It had made itself master of Utah, and subjected that territory to the laws of the Union, after imprisoning Brigham Young on a charge of rebellion and polygamy.†   (source)
  • …was now the only person left in the car, and the Elder, looking him full in the face, reminded him that, two years after the assassination of Joseph Smith, the inspired prophet, Brigham Young, his successor, left Nauvoo for the banks of the Great Salt Lake, where, in the midst of that fertile region, directly on the route of the emigrants who crossed Utah on their way to California, the new colony, thanks to the polygamy practised by the Mormons, had flourished beyond expectations.†   (source)
  • One more argument for polygamy.†   (source)
  • Polygamy.†   (source)
  • There was so much the more reason for them to make a regulation in this matter, because they are the only people of those parts that neither allow of polygamy nor of divorces, except in the case of adultery or insufferable perverseness, for in these cases the Senate dissolves the marriage and grants the injured person leave to marry again; but the guilty are made infamous and are never allowed the privilege of a second marriage.†   (source)
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