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matrimony
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
the state of being a married
  • Being mentally older than her mother she did not regard Mrs Durbeyfield's matrimonial hopes for her in a serious aspect for a moment.
    1 — The Maiden (60% in)
  • On matrimony he had never once said a word.
    2 — Maiden No More (27% in)
  • He continued to his wife, with the stolid mien of a man who understood nothing of the emotions relating to matrimony—"Now, Christianer, that shows that folks should never fancy other folks be supposing things when they bain't.
    4 — The Consequence (61% in)

There are no more uses of "matrimony" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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