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domestic happiness
relating to a home or family
  • The young matrons discussed the intimacies of domesticity with a frankness and a minuteness which dismayed Carol.
    Chapter 10 (92% in)
  • Somewhat too late she remembered that she had given up domesticity and repentance.
    Chapter 17 (22% in)
  • She perceived that she could do office work without losing any of the putative feminine virtue of domesticity; that cooking and cleaning, when divested of the fussing of an Aunt Bessie, take but a tenth of the time which, in a Gopher Prairie, it is but decent to devote to them.
    Chapter 37 (10% in)
  • She found the same faith not only in girls escaped from domesticity but also in demure old ladies who, tragically deprived of esteemed husbands and huge old houses, yet managed to make a very comfortable thing of it by living in small flats and having time to read.
    Chapter 37 (73% in)

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  • The tragicomedy of the "domestic situation."
    Chapter 24 (47% in)
  • When she dropped her pose and smiled down she discovered Kennicott apoplectic with domestic pride—and gray Guy Pollock staring beseechingly.
    Chapter 6 (84% in)
  • I do think the domestic problem is simply becoming awful.
    Chapter 7 (75% in)
  • And I certainly don't see any need of a farm-bureau or this domestic science demonstration you talk about.
    Chapter 11 (60% in)
  • He was a medical machine now, not a domestic machine.
    Chapter 15 (31% in)
  • Bea's successor was the oldish, broad, silent Oscarina, who was suspicious of her frivolous mistress for a month, so that Juanita Haydock was able to crow, "There, smarty, I told you you'd run into the Domestic Problem!"
    Chapter 19 (11% in)
  • She was happily domestic when Kennicott sat by her on the floor, to watch baby make faces.
    Chapter 20 (68% in)

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