For the first time, the idea of marriage crossed her mind.
Would he think she was pressuring him into marriage now?
She didn't want to jump into marriage with a man she hardly knew, but she didn't want to chance loosing him, either.
It sounds as if your marriage was very happy.
If the purpose of food is nourishment and the purpose of marriage is the family, the whole question resolves itself into not eating more than one can digest, and not having more wives or husbands than are needed for the family--that is, one wife or one husband.
A marriage is a partnership, not a dictatorship.
In the first place the marriage was not a brilliant one as regards birth, wealth, or rank.
When he visited her, she'd mentioned marriage and divorce.
Like marriage is a big deal?
You said marriage was for people who wanted to spend a lifetime together, not a few nights.
Holdings hands like an old world family; we were committing our lives together like marriage vows.
I was against this marriage even then and foretold all that has happened.
From the time of his marriage Sonya had lived in his house.
Had Alex written off marriage completely?
If it be God's will to prove thee in the duties of marriage, be ready to fulfill His will.
He wasn't proposing marriage - he was proposing an affair.
That's what marriage is.
Dean's marriage to Cynthia hadn't helped break the tie as she wisely refused to divulge to either of them how she voted.
It was yet another example of the way their marriage continued to mature.
No wonder he wasn't interested - not in marriage, anyway.
I always heard marriage could break up a good friendship.
Sweetheart, if I didn't feel sorry about that at some point during our marriage, I'd probably be the first man.
Marriage was supposed to cool that passion, or so they said.
How could she blame him if he wanted to call the marriage off?
"This is more permanent than marriage," Dusty said in a hushed tone.
Of course, a proposal of marriage was something that didn't come easy for him.
What if their marriage wasn't successful and she lost both?
At some point their marriage had morphed into a family.
I always thought they had a pretty solid marriage, especially with Claire, but she's acting as crazy as a teenager and just watching her marriage crumble.
Did the prospect of marriage dig up old bones?
Not enough for marriage, anyway.
Like her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Marsh had the kind of marriage she would like to have some day – happy.
The countess had written direct to Julie's mother in Moscow suggesting a marriage between their children and had received a favorable answer from her.
There hasn't been any talk of marriage between Alex and me.
All who had known Natasha before her marriage wondered at the change in her as at something extraordinary.
She could do a lot worse than Davis, but marriage wasn't a solution to her problems.
After twenty or thirty years of marriage, they would still be alone together, whether or not they had any children.
These questions, then as now, existed only for those who see nothing in marriage but the pleasure married people get from one another, that is, only the beginnings of marriage and not its whole significance, which lies in the family.
The conflict of magnanimity between the mother and the daughter, ending in the mother's sacrificing herself and offering her daughter in marriage to her lover, even now agitated the captain, though it was the memory of a distant past.
Marriage should be based on trust, and I'll never trust a man.
The exchange was a stark testimony to the incongruities of man versus woman, and the pending adjustments of our marriage, looming ahead.
I wouldn't be surprised the Shipton marriage was a disaster from the start and Donnie's silence is a result of that tension.
Since their marriage Natasha and her husband had lived in Moscow, in Petersburg, on their estate near Moscow, or with her mother, that is to say, in Nicholas' house.
Discussions and questions of that kind, which are like the question of how to get the greatest gratification from one's dinner, did not then and do not now exist for those for whom the purpose of a dinner is the nourishment it affords; and the purpose of marriage is the family.
They argued about marriage for weeks before he finally went silent on the matter.
They wanted Dad to annul the marriage - even cut off any money for Mom.
He wasn't interested in marriage and he didn't want her trying to manipulate him into it.
Here, get yourself together and we'll go in and get a marriage license.
Well Carmen, marriage is something you have to work at.
The arrangements for Natasha's marriage occupied him for a while.
That's nice of you, but there should be more to a marriage than convenience.
If the purpose of marriage is the family, the person who wishes to have many wives or husbands may perhaps obtain much pleasure, but in that case will not have a family.
Are we talking about a marriage or a dynasty?
Accepting his proposal of marriage might be setting her up for a fall, but declining was surely something she would live to regret.
A few months ago she wouldn't have realized that forgiving her father was important to her marriage – but then, a few months ago she didn't know Chauncey.
But as time progressed, his obvious reluctance to propose marriage presented a far more difficult problem.
He believes he's hurting our marriage, threatened to move back to California and tank the whole business.
Besides, if you buy her story of years of happy marriage, it doesn't point to any untoward reason for Dawkins to seek her out before meeting her.
Certainly their marriage was a failure, but it was hard to believe Josh would do something like that.
Then he added, with an unsuccessful attempt at levity, "Doesn't this prove I'm looking at our marriage as a long term relationship?"
A woman, dreaming of her pending marriage, scratched in tiny letters with her diamond, 'So in love, says everyone,' on the pane of her bedroom window.
In regard to this project of marriage for me, I will tell you, dear sweet friend, that I look on marriage as a divine institution to which we must conform.
In her thoughts of marriage Princess Mary dreamed of happiness and of children, but her strongest, most deeply hidden longing was for earthly love.
She thought of Natasha and of her own youth, and of how there was something unnatural and dreadful in this impending marriage of Natasha and Prince Andrew.
Speaking thickly and with a faraway look in his shining eyes, he told the whole story of his life: his marriage, Natasha's love for his best friend, her betrayal of him, and all his own simple relations with her.
She still maintained that the money he came into the marriage with was his.
Both lost their wives to cancer and I think my father was a tad jealous but pleased our marriage made his friend and his daughter both so happy.
It was the joyous weekend my future wife and I made public our marriage plans, with no one listening.
The couple was honeymooning on a second marriage.
You're the one who was spouting all the virtues of marriage.
I can't imagine marriage being any different.
She had been the one who insisted that they wait until after marriage, but it was Alex who came up with sound reasoning for it.
Other than that, marriage was heavenly.
" At the time of marriage the Holy One, blessed be he, who knows all souls and spirits, unites them again as they were before; and they again constitute one body and one soul, forming as it were the right and the left of the individual..
in 1341 he was succeeded by John Palaeologus, a minor; and Cantacuzenus, the mayor of the palace, appealed to Orkhan for assistance to supplant him, giving in marriage to the Ottoman prince his daughter Theodora.
For a great heiress and a very ambitious girl the marriage scarcely seemed brilliant, for Stael had no fortune and no very great personal distinction.
So why did you propose marriage, or was that part of your plan to get the ranch?
I kicked in more coins to our marriage than Paul ever did.
Before Alex came on the scene, marriage was only a yes down the road.
Obviously Alex wasn't ready for marriage because he was still involved - with a woman who didn't love him.
All I know is, I have doubts - and marriage is going to be hard enough with no doubts.
Katie knew a happy marriage with Alex was impossible.
A propos of marriages: do you know that a while ago that universal auntie Anna Mikhaylovna told me, under the seal of strict secrecy, of a plan of marriage for you.
Prince Andrew needed his father's consent to his marriage, and to obtain this he started for the country next day.
Natasha repeated suddenly, only now realizing that the marriage was to be postponed for a year.
He first implored her to forgive him and Sonya and consent to their marriage, then he threatened that if she molested Sonya he would at once marry her secretly.
After hearing the details of Anatole's marriage from Pierre, and giving vent to her anger against Anatole in words of abuse, Marya Dmitrievna told Pierre why she had sent for him.
The doctor, whether from lack of means or because he did not like to part from his young wife in the early days of their marriage, took her about with him wherever the hussar regiment went and his jealousy had become a standing joke among the hussar officers.
That marriage lacked the dual significance it should have had.
Among those who ventured to doubt the justifiability of the proposed marriage was Helene's mother, Princess Kuragina.
Cynthia explained this was a second marriage and her first husband had died.
Surely Alex was considering marriage now.
I guess maybe hearing people talk... about their marriage.
It's a sin... outside marriage.
Maybe that was how it was in any marriage.
Had he changed his mind about marriage?
As he had promised, Bordeaux was demanding a decision to his proposal of marriage.
No hanky-panky until after marriage.
She wanted a permanent relationship with him - marriage.
Randy Byrne was Cynthia's twenty year-old son from her first marriage.
Dean sensed his wife looked forward to the service and it helped her to come to terms with her son's sudden marriage.
A week ago she might have pondered the longevity of their marriage.
It might be trivial, but it was an integral part of their marriage.
Mums was her first choice because of confidentiality issues, but there probably wasn't much romance at her age and after so many years of marriage.
With that thought came the realization that she had crossed another bridge in their marriage.
The next few days will be nothing but feasts and parties in celebration of our marriage!
Your husband had a son from his previous marriage?
I noticed the newspaper always gave a big spread for weddings, so as long as I was there I thought I'd try and find Annie and the Reverend's marriage.
Dean spent the afternoon busying himself with the chores of Bird Song, partially out of guilt for having dumped the morning duties on Fred and in part to take his mind off the ever-present feeling he'd caused long term or, heaven forbid, permanent damage to his seven-month marriage.
Connor had decided not to tell his parents about their marriage.
Was he trying to say he was interested in marriage?
He wasn't talking about marriage.
In the few hours remaining before his departure, her head was so far in the clouds that she didn't even notice he said nothing about marriage.
The next thing I knew you were talking about marriage.
I was talking marriage?
There's nothing wrong with a man and woman making love - as long as it's sanctioned by marriage.
He did have second thoughts about this marriage.
More than likely their marriage would be strained at times, but he couldn't picture it ever being dull.
"There was a time when the national marriage rate was fairly high," she reminded him.
At least companions have the same rights as spouses without the hassle of marriage.
Since his marriage two weeks ago, his catnaps were becoming even more frequent than in his pre-nuptial days.
Then maybe you wouldn't understand but they were what marriage is supposed to be.
And I know what marriage ought not to be!
During those years no man had shared her life, but just before Dean was released from the Army, he received surprising word of his mother's second marriage.
I guess I can say marriage isn't in either of our plans.
He'd given me 20 years of marriage.
If he wanted to keep his marriage together, he'd best let go of his past with Carmen and start focusing on Lori.
He wasn't opposed to making decisions, but marriage should be a partnership.
Carmen and Josh had never discussed marriage.
Waiting until after marriage is following my morals, not his.
If her father had been alive, he would have heartily agreed with her marriage to Alex.
Had she really changed or would she regret this marriage after the new wore off of their relationship?
The rest of the meal was taken up with light conversation about the weather, the clinic, the animals... anything but their feelings about marriage.
All of the sudden I feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of marriage.
The reverend began, "We welcome you today to the marriage of Alexander Matthew Barnett and Carmen Natalie Pulock."
Did he think she was eager to consummate the marriage?
Marriage was going to be a wonderful change.
It was the first time in their marriage that they didn't do the chores together.
Marriage was exactly what she expected and thought she would want – and yet there was something missing.
Marriage was so much more than she could have imagined – and yet...
This was still the honeymoon stage of their marriage.
Mom always said jealousy would destroy a marriage quicker than anything.
But then, marriage wasn't a smooth ride.
Marriage with Alex had taught her that sex and making love were two separate things.
He did ask how marriage was treating her.
It was way too early in their marriage to consider any of that money hers.
In the morning there were dirty dishes from the night before for the first time in their marriage.
Your marriage is young.
If marriage to Alex had taught her one thing, it was that life without him now would be smaller.
It was unreasonable of Josh to expect her to keep the marriage together on her own.
After nearly two years of marriage, nothing had changed – absolutely nothing.
Once he had told her that there would be times in their marriage when they would regret giving up their freedom.
Was he regretting their marriage?
You don't trash a marriage the first time an obstacle comes along.
Honorable, even admirable, but what kind of a marriage would that be?
The cold wet days of May had thawed into the warmth of June, yet their marriage remained cold and lifeless.
Surely their marriage could never survive this kind of abuse.
Marriage was based on mutual respect.
The magic was gone from their marriage.
Prenuptial agreements are created for people who approach a marriage with the preconceived idea that it may not succeed.
Their marriage was whole again — or at least should have been.
Josh and Lori somehow managed to keep their marriage together, but Carmen was having less luck with her problem.
That's what marriage is about, you know.
It's a partnership, not a dictatorship ... a successful marriage, anyway.
We were never intimate — not before or after our marriage.
Their marriage had finally blossomed into mature love.
Your marriage ceremony bound you to him.
Her marriage was arranged.
In seven years of marriage, he had not been able to teach her how to avoid being one of them.
Marriage required vigilance and maintenance.
Actually, she wasn't that interested in making a business out of it, but she felt the need to make some monetary contribution to their marriage.
Of course, that was before she met Alex and surrendered everything in marriage.
That's what their marriage was right now – a disaster.
This is a marriage, Carmen, not a dictatorship.
But then, not being married, how could he understand what was required to sustain a marriage?
There was no point talking about what was right in their marriage right now.
What could be more important than their marriage?
No wonder he wanted out of the marriage.
But their marriage had always been so much more – or did she only think so?
Was there a chance to salvage their marriage?
They were two individuals joined in marriage because they wanted to be lifetime companions.
That was what marriage was about.
Marriage is a big step.
Enough to know his proposal of marriage was purely business.
Enough to know their marriage would be a mistake.
Mr. O'Hara could push all he wanted, but marriage and a baby would come at her pace, not his.
It wouldn't be easy to tell Denton the marriage was off.
When you're my age you'll wish you had taken his proposal of marriage more seriously.
This marriage is the best thing that could happen to either of us.
Instead of a marriage ceremony, we could take merger vows.
If they had to work at love during courtship, what would marriage be like - when he no longer needed to pretend affection?
An on-the-job complaint or a short marriage?
Her father would never agree to a marriage with someone like you, and she isn't going to get the money until she's married.
Mr. O'Hara, I'd like to have your daughters hand in marriage.
They loved each other, and that love would be a solid foundation for their marriage.
His mother spoke of a rich woman often, one who sent her on errands when his mother was not wanted at the whorehouse where she made what living was afforded a poor woman beyond the marriage age.
He was present at the siege of Rouen, and the king committed to him personally the negotiations for the surrender of the city in January 1419 and for the marriage of Katherine.
With unbending dignity, however, he retained his antagonism; and shortly afterwards he was one of the thirteen cardinals who refused to attend the ceremony of the emperor's marriage with Marie Louise.
In both novels I pointed out the dangers and pains of an ill-assorted marriage.
Solange, who inherited all her mother's wild blood with none of her genius, on the eve of a marriage that had been arranged with a Berrichon gentleman, ran away with Clesinger, a sculptor to whom she had sat for her bust.
George Sand not only forgave the elopement and hushed up the scandal by a private marriage, but she settled the young couple in Paris and made over to them nearly one-half of her available property.
His marriage in March 1518 was arranged by the pope with Madeleine la Tour d'Auvergne, a royal princess of France, whose daughter was the Catherine de' Medici celebrated in French history.
The marriage of this youth to James IV.'s widow on the 6th of August 1514 did much to identify the Douglases with the English party in Scotland, as against the French party led by Albany, and incidentally to determine the political career of his uncle Gavin.
The first outcome of the new connexion was his appointment to the abbacy of Aberbrothock by the queen regent, before her marriage, probably in June 1514.
Soon after the marriage she nominated him archbishop of St Andrews, in succession to Elphinstone, archbishop-designate.
A woman's right to hold, manage and acquire property is not affected by marriage, except that unless she lives apart from her husband, she may not mortgage or convey real estate without his consent.
Now in 18 B.C. Augustus carried the Leges Tuliae, which offered inducements to marriage and imposed disabilities upon the celibate.
Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.
On his marriage in 1823 with Elizabeth, daughter of Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth, he had become a Christian, and had changed his name to Palgrave, the maiden name of his wife's mother.
He was attached to the Hohenstaufen by the marriage of his daughter, Elizabeth, with Conrad, son of Frederick II.
These names, indeed, continue even after the Pisan family of Lacon-Massa had by marriage succeeded to the judicature.
Some of them were baptized; the territory which was afterwards known as the duchy of Normandy was ceded to them; but the story of the marriage of their chief Rollo with a sister of the king, related by the chronicler Dudo of Saint Quentin, is very doubtful.
He lived for some time with Sir Daniel Norton, one of his trustees, at Southwick, and upon his death in 1635 with Mr Tooker, an uncle by marriage, at Salisbury.
Eventually the marriage was celebrated in Edinburgh on the 8th of August 1503.
gave his daughter a scanty dowry and quarrels on this head embittered the relations between the two kingdoms, which the marriage, although accompanied by a treaty of perpetual peace, did nothing to heal.
The whole of Margaret's life after her marriage with James IV.
The consequences of this marriage were to alienate many of the most powerful of the nobility, especially the earls of Arran and Home, and to make Margaret entirely dependent on the house of Douglas.
On the 18th of August 1477, by his marriage at Ghent to Mary, who had just inherited Burgundy and the Netherlands from her father Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, he effected a union of great importance in the history of the house of Habsburg.
Early in 1490 he took a further step and was betrothed to the duchess, and later in the same year the marriage was celebrated by proxy; but Brittany was still occupied by French troops, and Maximilian was unable to go to the assistance of his bride.
in the peninsula, he signed the league of Venice in March 1495, and about the same time arranged a marriage between his son Philip and Joanna, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, king and queen of Castile and Aragon.
by bringing about the marriage of his pupil with Mademoiselle de Blois, a natural but legitimated daughter of the king; and for this service he was rewarded with the gift of the abbey of St Just in Picardy.
by his second marriage, and became king of Jerusalem in right of his wife in 1197.
The kingdom of Cyprus passed to Hugh, his son by an earlier marriage, while that of Jerusalem passed to Maria, the daughter of Isabella by her previous marriage with Conrad of Montferrat.
Guy and Sibylla were married in 1180; and Guy thus became heir presumptive of the kingdom, if the young Baldwin V., Sibylla's son by her first marriage to William of Montferrat, should die without issue.
She had been made a daughter of the republic at the time of her marriage to the king of Cyprus; and on the death of her child the republic first acted as guardian for its daughter, and then, in 1489, obtained from her the cession of the island.
He set up an " intelligence bureau " in Rome, instituted mysteries like those of Eleusis, from which his particular enemies the Christians and Epicureans were alike excluded as " profane," and celebrated a mystic marriage between himself and the moon.
he mentions "eating with the blood" 2 along with murder, and failure to observe ritual regulations along with oppression of the fatherless and the widow; the old customary law permitted marriage with a half-sister (father's daughter), with a daughter-in-law, and with a father's wife (Gen.
The event showed that he judged the situation rightly - the religious scheme announced by him, though not accepted in all its details, became the dominant policy of the later time, and he has been justly called ' The stricter marriage law is formulated in Lev.
The marriage was not happy.
The chief subjects of discussion were: the relations of faith and modern thought, the supply and training of the clergy, education, foreign missions, revision and "enrichment" of the Prayer-Book, the relation of the Church to "ministries of healing" (Christian Science, &c.), the questions of marriage and divorce, organization of the Anglican Church, reunion with other Churches.
The resolutions on questions of marriage and divorce (37-43) reaffirm the traditional attitude of the Church; it is, however, interesting to note that the resolution (40) deprecating the remarriage in church of the innocent party to a divorce was carried only by eighty-seven votes to eighty-four.
He married a great-granddaughter of Duncan, 8th earl of Levenax (or Lennox), and besides this relationship by marriage the Napiers claimed a lineal male cadency from the ancient family of Levenax.
He did not, however, as has been supposed, spend the best years of his manhood abroad, for he was certainly at home in 1571, when the preliminaries of his marriage were arranged at Merchiston; and in 1572 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Stirling of Keir.
After Napier's death his manuscripts and notes came into the possession of his second son by his second marriage, Robert, who edited the Constructio; and Colonel Milliken Napier, Robert's lineal male representative, was still in the possession of many of these private papers at the close of the 18th century.
The first reforms he wished to see introduced concerned the Lord's Supper, church praise, religious instruction of youth and the regulation of marriage.
Princess Patricia of Connaught resigned her royal title on her marriage, and elected to be known as Lady Patricia Ramsay.
Negotiations for the marriage began during the reign of Charles I., were renewed immediately after the Restoration, and on the 23rd of June, in spite of Spanish opposition, the marriage contract was signed, England securing Tangier and Bombay, with trading privileges in Brazil and the East Indies, religious and commercial freedom in Portugal and two million Portuguese crowns (about 300,000); while Portugal obtained military and naval support against Spain and liberty of worship for Catherine.
The next day the marriage was solemnized twice, according to the Roman Catholic and Anglican usages.
ALEXANDER (ALEXANDER OF BATTENBERG) (1857-1893), first prince of Bulgaria, was the second son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and the Rhine by his morganatic marriage with Julia, countess von Hauke.
From the earls of Cork it descended by marriage to the dukes of Devonshire.
After the second of these insurrections, Bethlen attempted a rapprochement with the court of Vienna on the basis of an alliance against the Turks and his own marriage with one of the Austrian archduchesses; but Ferdinand had no confidence in him and rejected his overtures.
of France, and in preparing the way for the marriage of his son Ferdinand with Isabella of Castile, which brought about the union of the crowns.
But a son Charles, called, as heir of Navarre, prince of Viana, had been born of the marriage.
He was succeeded by Ferdinand, his son by his second marriage, who was already associated with his wife Isabella as joint sovereign of Castile.
Through their grand-daughter Marie, the countship of Eu passed by marriage to the house of Brienne, two members of which, both named Raoul, were constables of France.
The marriage rate varies as in other countries from year to year according to the degree of prosperity prevailing.
In the five years 1881-1888 the rate was 8 08 marriages (16.1 persons) per thousand of the population, declining to 6.51 in 1891-1895; in recent years there has been a considerable improvement, and the Australian marriage rate may be quoted as ranging between 6.75 and 7.25.
The marriage registers furnish another test of education.
All belonged to the same totem or totemic class, and might be scattered throughout the tribe, though subject to the same marriage laws.
In many cases it arranged the assemblies and ceremonial of the tribe; it regulated marriage, descent and relationship; it ordered blood feuds, it prescribed the rites of hospitality and so on.
The most intricate and stringent rules existed as to marriage within and without the totemic inter-marrying classes.
There is said to be but one exception to the rule that marriage must be contracted outside the totem name.
It was estimated that when first visited by Europeans the native 1 The existence of " Group Marriage " is a much-controverted point.
This custom, which has been defined as the invasion of actual marriage by allotting permanent paramours, is confined to a special set of tribes.
Howitt, Kamilaroi and Kurnai, Group Marriage and Relationship (Melbourne, 1880); H.
By this marriage M.
He had contracted a second marriage in 1869 with Mlle Autard de Bragard, daughter of a former magistrate of Mauritius; and eleven out of twelve children of this marriage survived him.
Godfrey received a large sum of money, was confirmed in the possession of Friesland, and on being converted to Christianity in 882, received in marriage Gisela, daughter of Lothaire II.
It was precisely at this time that Flanders, and gradually the other feudal states of the Netherlands, by marriage, purchase, treachery or force, fell under the dominion of the house of Burgundy.
A permanent memorial of it remains in the famous Order of the Golden Fleece, which was instituted by the duke at Bruges in 1430 on the occasion of his marriage with Isabel of Portugal, a descendant of John of Gaunt, and was so named from the English wool, the raw material used in the Flemish looms, for which Bruges was the chief mart.
This charter provided that no war could be declared nor marriage concluded by the sovereign, nor taxes raised without the assent of the states, that natives were alone eligible for high office, and that the national language should be used in public documents.
Her marriage four months later to Maximilian of Austria was the beginning of the long domination -of the house of Habsburg.
He married in 1847 the countess Clam-Martinic, but there was no issue of the marriage.
In spite of his iconoclastic sympathies, he endeavoured to conciliate the image-worshippers, but incurred the wrath of the monks by entering into a second marriage with Euphrosyne, daughter of Constantine VI., who had previously taken the veil.
The diversity of nomenclature indicated above 1 Referring to the Japanese custom of employing a go-between to arrange a marriage.
BOHEMUND (I 108 - 1131), son of the great Bohemund by his marriage with Constance of France, was born in '108, the year of his father's defeat at Durazzo.
The marriage of Charles the Bold and Margaret of York, sister of Edward IV., was celebrated at Damme on the 2nd of July 1468.
By the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine with Henry Plantagenet, the countship passed under the suzerainty of the kings of England, but at the same time it was divided, William VII., called the Young (1145-1168), having been despoiled of a portion of his domain by his uncle William VIII.,called the Old,who was supported by Henry II.
1488), one of the favourites of King Charles VII., by his marriage with Marguerite, heiress of Reynald V.
It is state-law; alike self-help, blood-feud, marriage by capture, are absent; though family solidarity, district responsibility, ordeal, the lex talionis, are primitive features that remain.
The amelu was a patrician, the man of family, whose birth, marriage and death were registered, of ancestral estates and full civil rights.
Marriage retained the form of purchase, but was essentially a contract to be man and wife together.
The marriage of young people was usually arranged between the relatives, the bridegroom's father providing the bride-price, which with other presents the suitor ceremonially presented to the bride's father.
This bride-price was usually handed over by her father to the bride on her marriage, and so came back into the bridegroom's possession, along with her dowry, which was her portion as a daughter.
The marriage contract, without which the Code ruled that the woman was no wife, usually stated the consequences to which each party was liable for repudiating the other.
The man was responsible for debts contracted by his wife, even before her marriage, as well as for his own; but he could use her as a mancipium.
Hence the Code allowed a proviso to be inserted in the marriage contract, that the wife should not be seized for her husband's pre-nuptial debts; but enacted that then he was not responsible for her pre-nuptial debts, and, in any case, that both together were responsible for all debts contracted after marriage..
If she had maintenance, a breach of the marriage tie was adultery.
Wilful desertion by, or exile of, the husband dissolved the marriage, and if he came back he had no claim on her property; possibly not on his own.
Free women might marry slaves and be dowered for the marriage.
A father had control over his children till their marriage.
The son also appears to have received his share on marriage, but did not always then leave his father's house; he might bring his wife there.
The contracts naturally do not concern such criminal cases as the above, as a rule, but marriage contracts do specify death by strangling, drowning, precipitation from a tower or pinnacle of the temple or by the iron sword for a wife's repudiation of her husband.
Fouillee's wife, who by a previous marriage was the mother of the poet and philosopher Jean Marie Guyau (1854-1888), is well known, under the pseudonym of "G.
The outdoor charitable institutions include those which distribute help in money or food; those which supply medicine and medical help; those which aid mothers unable to rear their own children; those which subsidize orphans and foundlings; those which subsidize educational institutes; and those which supply marriage portions.
Berengar imprisoned her upon the Lake of Como, and threatened her with a forced marriage to his son Adalbert.
The king of Germany descended into Italy, and took Adelheid in marriage.
pero~ In his single person he combined the prestige of empire with the crowns of Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Germany and Burgundy; and in 1225, by marriage with Yolande de Brienne, he added that of Jerusalem.
His own family was fortified by the marriage of his daughter to a son of Innocent VIII., which procured his son Giovannis elevation~to the cardinalate, and involved two Medicean papacies and the future dependence of Florence upon Rome.
After this marriage Philip broke the peace of Europe by invading Sardinia.
The former possessed the rich duchies Frecch of Milan (including Mantua) and Tuscany; while Revolu through a marriage alliance with the house of Este UoI, of Modena (the Archduke Ferdinand had married the heiress of Modena) its influence over that duchy was supreme.
In exchange for French assistance Piedmont would cede Savoy and perhaps Nice to France; and a marriage between Victor Emmanuels daughter Clothilde and Jerome Bonaparte, to which Napoleon attached great importance, although not made a definite condition, was also discussed.
He terminated the war with Holland in 1674, and from that time maintained a friendly correspondence with William; while in 1677, after two years of tedious negotiations, he overcame all obstacles, and in spite of James's opposition, and without the knowledge of Louis XIV., effected the marriage between William and Mary that was the germ of the Revolution and the Act of Settlement.
Little is known with certainty of his university career beyond the facts that he became a fellow of Jesus College in 1510 or 1511, that he had soon after to vacate his fellowship, owing to his marriage to " Black Joan," a relative of the landlady of the Dolphin Inn, and that he was reinstated in it on the death of his wife, which occurred in childbirth before the lapse of the year of grace allowed by the statutes.
Cranmer suggested that if the canonists and the universities should decide that marriage with a deceased brother's widow was illegal, and if it were proved that Catherine had been married to Prince Arthur, her marriage to Henry could be declared null and void by the ordinary ecclesiastical courts.
Expected or not, the primacy was forced upon him within a very few months of his marriage.
During the first week of April Convocation sat almost from day to day to determine questions of fact and law in relation to Catherine's marriage with Henry as affected by her previous marriage with his brother Arthur.
Declining to appear, she was declared contumacious, and on the 23rd of May the archbishop gave judgment declaring the marriage null and void from the first, and so leaving the king free to marry whom he pleased.
Five days later he pronounced the marriage between Henry and Anne - which had been secretly celebrated about the 25th of January 1533 - to be valid.
Anne's sister, Mary Boleyn, had been Henry VIII.'s mistress; this by canon law was a bar to his marriage with Anne - a bar which had been removed by papal dispensation in 1527, but now the papal power to dispense in such cases had been repudiated, and the original objection revived.
A ward must be allowed a reasonable liberty in the matter of marriage.
Before marriage free intercourse between the sexes is the rule, though certain conventional precautions are taken to prevent it.
Divorce is rare, unfaithfulness after marriage not common and incest unknown.
Now that the duke of Gandia was dead, the pope needed Cesare to carry out his political schemes, and tried to arrange a wealthy marriage for him.
- This arose naturally from the sacred character of Christian marriage.
Upon this right an inroad was early made, in consequence of the question of legitimation by subsequent marriage.
In the 12th century the Church's rule, that subsequent marriage did legitimize previous issue, was settled (c. 6, x.
was born before or afte,r his parents' marriage.
In regard to marriage the secular jurists distinguished between the civil contract and the sacrament, for purposes of separating the jurisdiction (Diet.
The council of Trent took away the jurisdiction of archdeacons in marriage questions.
But Boleslaus's first Bohemian war proved unsuccessful, and was terminated by the marriage of his sister Swatawa with the Czech king Wratyslaus II.
Two years after his marriage he became possessed of a copy of the Kabbalistic " Bible " - the Zohar of Moses de Leon.
The request was granted and the campaign proved successful, the alliance being sealed by the marriage of Burgred to ZEthelswith, daughter of ZEthelwulf.
In 1884 he pleaded eloquently in the House of Magnates for the establishment of civil marriage, and in 1888 was Minister of Education in the Cabinet of Koloman Tisza.
Together with Szilagyi, the Minister of Justice, Csaky was one of the most decided champions of obligatory civil marriage and of the rights of the Jews.
Archbishop Hamilton, however, who now granted the decree, had himself obtained a papal dispensation for the marriage, 1 and in consequence it is extremely doubtful whether according to the Roman Catholic law Bothwell and Mary were ever husband and wife.
On the 12th Bothwell was created duke of Orkney and Shetland and the marriage took place on the 15th according to the Protestant usage, the Roman Catholic rite being performed, according to some accounts, afterwards in addition.'
The marriage, which had not been consummated, was dissolved by a special act of parliament.
Doubtless the judge was the son of John Howard of Wiggenhall, living about 1260, whose widow Lucy, called by the genealogists the daughter of John Germund, was probably the wife of John Germund by her second marriage.
Before his death his eldest son, John Howard, was a knight and already advanced by his marriage with Joan of Cornwall, one of the bastard line founded by Richard of Cornwall, king of the Romans.
It is to the marriage of this young knight that the house of Howard owes the tragedy of its greatness.
allowed the marriage with his queen's sister to take place in 1495.
She survived her marriage but a few months and her husband then obtained the wardship of her Dacre offspring, a son who died young, and three daughters whom the duke, with the true Howard eye for a rich inheritance, gave as brides to three of his sons.
After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.
After promising fidelity and the abandonment of the Scots marriage scheme, Cecil took him corresponding with Mary and tampering with the Ridolfi plot.
But Philip Howard, the son and heir, succeeded to the ancient earldom of Arundel in 1580, on the death of his maternal grandfather, while the Lord Lumley, his uncle by marriage, surrendered to him his life interest in the castle and honour of Arundel.
The eldest of the cadet branches of the ducal house has its origin in William (c. 1510-1573), eldest son of the victor of Flodden by his second marriage.
Thomas, son of the fourth duke of Norfolk's marriage with the daughter and heir of Thomas, Lord Audley of Walden, founded the line of the present earls of Suffolk and Berkshire and of the extinct Lords Howard of Escrick.
As the youth progressed in his studies, he came under the influence of Jacopo Bellini, a painter considerably superior to Squarcione, father of the celebrated painters Giovanni and Gentile, and of a daughter Nicolosia; and in 1454 Jacopo gave Nicolosia to Andrea in marriage.
A hopeless antagonism arose between them, which was widened by Enfantin's announcement of his theory of the relation of man and woman, which would substitute for the "tyranny of marriage" a system of "free love."
His first diplomatic work of importance was the negotiation of a marriage between the grand duchess Olga and the crown prince Charles of Wurttemberg.
All that was done was done step by step. First, marriage between the two orders was legalized.
His younger daughter married a subaltern in a line regiment, belonging to the lesser nobility; as ennobled by marriage (according to the liberal rule of this particular court), she was duly "presented."
In 789 Offa secured the alliance of Berhtric of Wessex by giving him his daughter Eadburg in marriage.
The Maoris had no regular marriage ceremony.
Partly owing to this, and partly to ancient feuds whose origin we cannot trace, the Athenian people was split up into three great factions known as the Plain (Pedieis) led by Lycurgus and Miltiades, both of noble families; the Shore (Parali) led by the Alcmaeonidae, represented at this time by Megacles, who was strong in his wealth and by his recent marriage with Agariste, daughter of Cleisthenes of Sicyon; the Hill or Upland (Diacreis, Diacrii) led by Peisistratus, who no doubt owed his influence among these hillmen partly to the possession of large estates at Marathon.
The condition was that their families should be allied by the marriage of Peisistratus to Megacles' daughter Coesyra.
By a former marriage he already had two sons, Hippias and Hipparchus, now growing up, and in his first tyranny or his first exile he married an Argive, Timonassa, by whom he had two other sons Iophon and Hegesistratus, the latter of whom is said to be identical with Thessalus (Ath.
These include the prohibition of alcoholic drink, of fleshly sins and of marriage, and the inculcation of faith in the Holy Ghost and complete surrender to his influence.
One of his successors, half a century later, married a daughter of the Byzantine emperor, and gave his own daughter in marriage to a Russian prince.
After a short campaign a peace was concluded and Ivan's daughter was given in marriage to the Lithuanian grandprince, but the matrimonial alliance did not improve the relations between the two countries.
In a short time the invaders were expelled, and a Grand National Assembly elected as tsar Michael Romanov, the young son of the metropolitan Philaret, who was connected by marriage with the late dynasty.
the order of succession, was almost an imbecile, the third son, Peter, born of the second marriage, was proclaimed tsar, and his maternal relations became the dominant faction, but their triumph was of very short duration.
In 1109 she was betrothed to the emperorelect, Henry V., and was sent to Germany, but the marriage was delayed till 1114.
In fact, while Robertson Smith (in Kinship and Marriage in Early Arabia, as well as his Religion of the Semites, followed by Stade and Benzinger) strongly advocated the view that clear traces of totemism can be found in early Israel, later writers, such as Marti, Gesch.
Circumcision and Sabbath, separation from marriage with a foreigner, which rendered a Jew unclean, as well as strict conformity to the precepts of the Torah, constituted henceforth an adamantine bond which was to preserve the Jewish communities from disintegration.
In the following year he conducted the negotiations for the marriage of Mary of England and Philip II.
Among the more delicate negotiations of his later years were those of 1580, which had for their object the ultimate union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal, and those of 1584, which resulted in a check to France by the marriage of the Spanish infanta Catherine to Charles Emmanuel, duke of Savoy.
In 1514 she accompanied Mary Tudor to France on the marriage of the princess to Louis XII., remained there after the king's death, and became one of the women in waiting to Queen Claude, wife of Francis I.
Among the former was the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt, 2 and among the latter, Henry Percy, heir of the earl of Northumberland, a marriage with whom, however, was stopped by the king and another match provided for her in the ' See Anne Boleyn, by P. Friedman; The Early Life of Anne Boleyn, by J.
of the 16th of August 1527, 2 during the absence in France of Wolsey, who, not blinded by passion like Henry, naturally opposed the undesirable alliance, and was negotiating a marriage with Renee, daughter of Louis XII.
Henry meanwhile, however, had sent William Knight, his secretary, on a separate mission to Rome to obtain facilities for his marriage with Anne; and on the cardinal's return in August he found her installed as the king's companion and proposed successor to Catherine of Aragon.
Subsequently, on the 23rd of May, their marriage was declared valid and that with Catherine null, and in June Anne was crowned with great state in Westminster Abbey.
The marriage was commonly antedated to the 14th of November 1532.
Every year since her marriage Anne had given birth to a child, and Henry had no reason to despair of more; while, if Henry's state of health was such as was reported, the desire for children, which Anne shared with him, may be urged as an argument for her guilt.
HESPERIDES, in Greek mythology, maidens who guarded the golden apples which Earth gave Hera on her marriage to Zeus.
After a marriage between the prince and Lady Diana Spencer, afterwards the wife of John, 4th duke of Bedford, had been frustrated by Walpole, Frederick was married in April 1736 to 1 Frederick was never actually created duke of Gloucester, and when he was raised to the peerage in 1736 it was as duke of Edinburgh only.
He had stoutly opposed the marriage of Mary with Darnley, and when, after Restalrig, he was captured by the queen's troops, he narrowly escaped execution.
At Eleusis, Demeter was venerated as the introducer of all the blessings which agriculture brings in its train - fixed dwelling-places, civil order, marriage and a peaceful life; hence her name Thesmophoros, " the bringer of law and order," and the festival Thesmophoria.
Again, in regard to Antigone's tragic end Sophocles differs from Euripides, according to whom the calamity was averted by the intercession of Dionysus and was followed by the marriage of Antigone and Haemon.
of England, and his marriage with the princess Isabella of France.
said to have been the first Christian king of Ireland, whose mother, Eirc or Erca, became by a subsequent marriage the grandmother of St Columba.
Panin further incensed Catherine by meddling with the marriage arrangements of the grand duke Paul and by advocating a closer alliance with Prussia, whereas the empress was beginning to incline more and more towards Austria.
Nevertheless, even after the second marriage of Paul Panin maintained all his old influence over his pupil, who, like himself, was now a warm admirer of the king of Prussia.
They believed in the existence of two gods, a good (whose son was Christ) and an evil (whose son was Satan); matter is the creation of the evil principle, and therefore essentially evil, and the greatest of all sins is sexual intercourse, even in marriage; sinful also is the possession of material goods, and the eating of flesh meat, and many other things.
His elder brother had been the husband of the heiress Sibylla; and on the death of Sibylla, who had carried the crown to Guy de Lusignan by her second marriage, Conrad married her younger sister, Isabella, now the heiress of the kingdom, and claimed the crown (1190).
- Omri (q.v.), the founder of one of the greatest dynasties of Israel, was contemporary with the revival of Tyre under Ithobaal, and the relationship between the states is seen in the marriage of Omri's son Ahab to Jezebel, the priest-king's daughter.
The worship of Baal of Tyre roused a small circle of zealots, and again the Phoenician marriage was the cause of the evil.
The descendants of the detested Phoenician marriage were rooted out, and unless the close intercourse between Israel and Judah had been suddenly broken, it would be supposed that the new king at least laid claim to the south.
Smith, Kinship and Marriage, Religion of the Semites; to E.
Tobiah and his son Johanan were related by marriage to Judaean secular and priestly families, and active intrigues resulted, in which nobles and prophets took their part.
1 Fortified with remarkable powers, some of which far exceed the known tolerance of Persian kings, he began wide-sweeping marriage reforms; but the record ceases abruptly (vii.-x.).
His marriage with the daughter of the Arabian king Aretas (which was at any rate in accordance with the general policy of Augustus) seems to have preserved his territory from the incursions of her people, so long as he remained faithful to her.
Antipas is chiefly known to history in connexion with John the Baptist, who reproached him publicly for his marriage with Herodias.
They declare their readiness to adapt the law of the synagogue to the law of the land, as for instance in the question of marriage and divorce.
His marriage in 1848 with Miss Mackinnon, a Scottish lady, remained without issue.
The Mussulman cadis retain their jurisdiction in regard to religious affairs, marriage, divorce, the wardship of minors and inheritance.
A divorce may be granted only to one who has lived for at least one year in the state; among the recognized causes for divorce are desertion for two years, cruelty, insanity or physical incapacity at time of marriage, habitual drunkenness or excessive use of opium or other drugs, and the conviction of either party of felony.
Under the revised code (1905) a wife may hold property which she had acquired before marriage free from any obligation of her husband, but in general she is not permitted to make contracts affecting either her personal or real estate without the written consent of her husband.
At this point it is necessary to look back on the proposed marriage of David with Saul's eldest daughter Merab (xviii.
He is related by marriage with south Judaean clans of Caleb, Jezreel, and probably Geshur.
He strengthened his position by giving his daughter Sophia in marriage to Vasily, grand-duke of Muscovy; but he never felt secure beneath the wing of the Teutonic Order, and when Jagiello removed Skirgiello from the government of Lithuania and offered it to Witowt, the compact of Ostrow (5th of August 1392) settled all differences between them.
Largely owing to his efforts, causes of quarrel between Great Britain and France in Tahiti, over the marriage of Isabella II.
In the prose version, Lancelot, from his first appearance at court, conceives a passion for the queen, who is very considerably his senior, his birth taking place some time after her marriage to Arthur.
1497), while Hofer (in Roscher's Lexikon) suggests that the episodes of the murder of his father and of his marriage are reminiscences of the overthrow of Cronus by Zeus and of the union of Zeus with his own sister.
Being forfeited by his grandson Eustace FitzJohn in the reign of Stephen, Knaresborough was granted to Robert de Stuteville, from whose descendants it passed through marriage to Hugh de Morville, one of the murderers of Thomas Becket, who with his three accomplices remained in hiding in the castle for a whole year.
The bishops are chosen from the teachers; they are itinerant, conduct marriage and funeral services, and are present at communions, at ordinations, when deacons are chosen or elected, and at trials for the excommunication of members.
The teachers, who are chosen by vote, may also exhort or preach, when their services are needed for such purposes, and may, at the request of a bishop, perform marriage or baptismal ceremonies.
of Scotland, and in the same year he pleased Henry by the extraordinary expedition with which he crossed and recrossed the Channel on an errand connected with the king's proposal of marriage to Margaret of Savoy.
He brought about the peace with France and marriage between Mary Tudor and Louis XII.
This was probably the reason why their marriage was annulled by mutual consent in 1151, but contemporary scandal-mongers attributed the separation to the king's jealousy.
This second marriage, with a youth some years her junior, was purely political.
Louis, who had hoped that Aquitaine would descend to his daughters, was mortified and alarmed by the Angevin marriage; all the more so when Henry of Anjou succeeded to the English crown in 1154.
In 1201 she negotiated a marriage between her grand-daughter, Blanche of Castile, and Louis of France, the grandson of her first husband.
Although a woman of strong passions and great abilities she is, historically, less important as an individual than as the heiress of Aquitaine, a part of which was, through her second marriage, united to England for some four hundred years.
In 1661 he buried, at Lisburn, Edward, the only surviving son of his second marriage.
Henceforth Bentham was a frequent guest at Bowood, where he saw the best society and where he met Miss Caroline Fox (daughter of the second Lord Holland), to whom he afterwards made a proposal of marriage.
He sentenced to death his own cousin and nephew by marriage, Flavius Clemens, whose wife he banished for her supposed leaning towards Judaism (Christianity).
The story is reminiscent of the old form of marriage by capture.
She refused all offers of marriage so that she might remain by the side of her brother, whom she loved passionately.
Mill's friendship with Mrs Taylor and their marriage in 1851 involved a break with his family (apparently due to his resentment at a fancied slight, not to any bitterness on their part), and his practical disappearance from society.