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Usage examples for spouse

  1. Now then, you can be very well contented To have your dear fiancee for a spouse. – Love's Comedy by Henrik Ibsen
  2. On the appointed day thy celestial Spouse, accompanied by His angels, shall come to rescue thee, and thou shalt dwell with Him three hundred years. – Modern Saints and Seers by Jean Finot
  3. They had fled from the Emperor Diocletian, who had selected Rhipsime for his spouse, after a most careful search of his kingdom for the most beautiful of women. – Armenian Legends and Festivals by Louis A. Boettiger
  4. There goes the Ambassador, Prince Schwarzenberg, Successor to my spouse. – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  5. Don't you believe him, broke in the woman, with an indignant glance at her spouse. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  6. It must be confessed, however, that if the memory of his deceased spouse had its claims, the selection of her successor was still more prominent among his anxieties. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Further, he got hold of old Joe and his ancient spouse, and charged them by every consideration likely to carry weight, that they were on no account- by word, nod or wink- to let fall the slightest hint to the visitor as to there being any stories afloat about Heath Hover at all. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  8. However, the knight put back the ring himself, saying that he had no spouse, and would never have one; therefore the ring was useless. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  9. But Zoe, a clever, obstinate, and unscrupulous woman, kept the reins of authority in her own hands, and gave her unwilling spouse many an evil hour. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  10. A quiet time throughout; and after a sober feast, a tearful farewell, Mrs. Gamaliel Bliss departed, leaving a great void behind and carrying joy to the heart of her spouse, comfort to the souls of the excited nine, destruction to the " High Life Below Stairs," and order, peace, and plenty to the realm over which she was to know a long and prosperous reign. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  11. A few days after, my spouse changed her key. – I and My Chimney by Herman Melville
  12. His hero stands hand in hand before the altar with the spouse of his choice, for whose smile he has toiled and struggled. – The Ways of Men by Eliot Gregory
  13. He was about fifty years old, and was married a second time, his late spouse having left him only one son, who kept a shop of his own in the next town. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  14. Walter Skirving and his spouse do not receive company of such dignity; and besides them there are only the maids that I know of. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  15. The next morning she had entirely rid herself of her spouse, and nothing but his wings remained. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  16. To the chiefs and kings hath he given other prizes; to whom indeed they remain entire: but from me alone of the Greeks hath he taken it away, and he possesses my spouse, dear to my soul, with whom reclining, let him delight himself. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  17. The lady interests me no more than does her royal spouse. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  18. O king and glory of the mighty Britons, dear spouse of mine, what tidings bringeth this stranger? – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  19. From the same capacity came those riper expressions,- She was the spouse of her son- in- law, the step- mother of her own offspring? – Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. by Cicero
  20. Meantime, Captain Bradd had reached his house, and was discussing the situation with his astonished spouse. – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
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