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matrimony
used in Howards End

4 uses
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Definition
the state of being a married
  • It was the work of Fraulein Mosebach, who had conceived the large and patriotic notion of winning back her cousins to the Fatherland by matrimony.
    Chapter 12 (54% in)
  • For the present, puppies and her father were the only things she loved, but the net of matrimony was being prepared for her, and a few days later she was attracted to a Mr. Percy Cahill, an uncle of Mrs. Charles's, and he was attracted to her.
    Chapter 16 (99% in)
  • How absurdly matrimonial you are!
    Chapter 19 (27% in)
  • Half-guineas are poured on the troubled waters, the lawyers creep back, and, if all has gone well, Love joins one man and woman together in Matrimony.
    Chapter 20 (10% in)

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