Usage examples for matrimonial

  1. I'll fill 'em, Mrs. C. I'm the next starter for the matrimonial stakes, after the giddy bridegroom. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  2. Far be it from me to hasten your matrimonial alliance. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  3. " But to me," said Pats, smiling pleasantly upon the Archbishop, " she did make a binding promise- a very definite promise of a matrimonial nature. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  4. You know how a modern poet excused himself to his wife for all his pre- matrimonial experiences. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  5. I reminded the gentleman that identity of moral and religious principles alone could render matrimonial happiness possible. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  6. A bitter matrimonial quarrel naturally follows this confidence. – Queens of the French Stage by H. Noel Williams
  7. He has got some matrimonial tangle like you have, and when he is through with it, Daisy is such dead nuts on him, they say she is certain to get him to marry her! – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  8. Nothing short of bearing my name and being introduced to the world as my wife would satisfy her; and this not only threatened a scandal destructive of my hopes, but involved the breaking of a fresh matrimonial engagement into which I had lately entered with more ardor I fear than judgment. – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  9. Andrew, like a wise man, determined to get out of her way, for he read in her eyes that she would willingly give herself to him with matrimonial bonds, and he had no wish to find himself engaged foot to foot and alone in such an encounter; accordingly, he requested his comrades to quit the place that night. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  10. He had laboured under the delusion that matrimonial conditions were still what they had been in the Eighteenth Century- although it is doubtful whether he had ever thought of that century. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and in compliance with old established custom, the marriage rites during the three remaining days shall not be insisted on, during which days the bride shall be perfectly free to act as she may think proper, either by adhering to her husband and home, or by enjoying her freedom and independence from all observance of matrimonial obligation. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  12. According to this version, it is the Count and his brother who lay the matrimonial trap, and the Comparini parents and child who fall into it. – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  13. But as a general rule they seem to accept very cheerfully these abrupt changes in their matrimonial existence. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  14. The best agencies absolutely decline to touch divorce and matrimonial cases of any sort. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  15. The Professor had once sacrificed his liberty to secure a competence, and, having acquired five hundred a year, was not inclined for a second matrimonial venture. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  16. What is that academy, a sort of matrimonial bureau? – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  17. Francesca brightened at the matrimonial suggestion. – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki