Suitor sentence example

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  • If a suitor changed his mind, he forfeited the presents.
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  • Her father wished her to marry a son of Philip IV., king of Spain, while her cousin, the elector palatine, Charles Louis, was also a suitor for her hand, but both proposals fell through and she became the wife of a Dutch prince, William, son of Frederick Henry, prince of Orange.
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  • He corresponded frequently with Mary, but there being no hopes whatever of his restoration, and a new suitor being found in the duke of Norfolk, Mary demanded a divorce, on pleas which recall those of Henry VIII.
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  • Already more than one suitor had made application for her hand, Ferdinand of Aragon, who ultimately became her husband, being among the number; for some little time she was engaged to his elder brother Charles, who died in 1461.
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  • She was famed for her running, and would only consent to marry a suitor who could outstrip her in a race, the consequence of failure being death.
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  • A girl pledges to marry the suitor who can spend the night in a haunted house.
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  • When the temporal courts interfered to prevent excess of jurisdiction, they did so by prohibiting the ecclesiastical court from trying and the suitor from suing in that court.
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  • Juliet's parents have found a suitor for her, Count Paris.
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  • In most situations, there was at least one knowledgeable individual who calmed parents' fears about a potential suitor or knew the details of a widow's bounty.
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  • It's a great cliché, the tongue-tied suitor trying to come up with sweet things to say to girls.
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  • Apparently Matilde's family faces bankruptcy and her mother plans to marry her off to a wealthy suitor in order to keep the family financially flush.
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  • One of the elimination ceremonies during the fourth cycle of show caused viewers (and late night comedians) much amusements when eliminated suitor Ron said, "Deanna didn't reject me tonight.
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  • New York, former Flavor Flav suitor, has parlayed her appearance on the first installment of Flavor of Love into four VH1 reality shows and counting.
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  • Would she ever be certain of a suitor's intent again?
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  • Even if his decision was brought about by libel on the part of the suitor's friend this was done, and the Code enacted that the faithless friend should not marry the girl.
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  • He actually became a suitor for Mary's hand, when the death of her husband the French king (5th of December 1560) left her a friendless exile.
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  • He had acquired such a mastery of the Greek language that, when he presided over the courts in Asia, he was able to answer each suitor in ordinary Greek or any of the dialects in use.
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  • Failing as suitor for the hand of Pauline Bonaparte, one of Napoleon's sisters, he went in 1799 as commissioner to Santo Domingo and died there in 1802.
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  • Hooft had been a suitor for the hand of Anna Roemer Visscher, and after the death of Roemer Visscher both the sisters visited Muiden.
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  • He carried off Marpessa, daughter of Evenus, as his wife and dared to bend his bow against Apollo, who was also her suitor.
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  • He went to Pisa in Elis as suitor of Hippodameia, daughter of king Oenomaus, who had already vanquished in the chariot-race and slain many suitors for his daughter's hand.
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  • Finally, a rejected suitor persuaded one of the gods to deal with him.
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  • Like SBS, COM is losing money and failing to attract a suitor willing to take on the whole division.
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  • In each country a youth who had no suitor lost in public estimation.
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  • This practice assumes that no ardent male suitor could gain access to the widowed queen.
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  • The Lombard chronicler tells a romantic tale of the way in which Authari sought his bride from Garibald, duke of the Bavarians, how he went incognito in the embassy to judge of her attractions, and how she recognized her disguised suitor.
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  • My father has not spoken to me of a suitor, but has only told me that he has received a letter and is expecting a visit from Prince Vasili.
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  • Natasha sat down and, without joining in Boris' conversation with the countess, silently and minutely studied her childhood's suitor.
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  • Prince Andrew knew Denisov from what Natasha had told him of her first suitor.
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  • Juliet 's parents have found a suitor for her, Count Paris.
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  • Schefft went on to appear in the third season of The Bachelorette, where she rejected her chosen suitor's marriage proposal.
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  • I Love New York 2 star Tiffany "New York" Pollard and her chosen suitor on the VH1 reality show, George "Tailor Made" Weisgerber, may be heading down the aisle soon.
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  • Finally the suitor came to the end of his speech.
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  • 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.
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  • Turnus, king of Rutuli, a rejected suitor, takes up arms against him and Latinus, but is defeated and slain by Aeneas on the river Numicius.
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  • It is interesting to find that he had for some time at the end of his reign a second Spanish marriage in view; his wife Elizabeth of York having died in 1503, he seriously proposed himself as a suitor for Joanna of Castile, the elder sister of Catherine, and the widow of the archduke Philip, though she was known to be insane.
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  • In the Peloponnesian legends, another suitor of Daphne, Leucippus, son of Oenomaiis of Pisa, disguised himself as a girl and joined her companions.
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  • Queen Elizabeth, with the almost incredible want of tact or instinctive delicacy which distinguished and disfigured her vigorous intelligence, had recently proposed as a suitor to the queen of Scots her own low-born favourite, Lord Robert Dudley, the widower if not the murderer of Amy Robsart; and she now protested against the project of marriage between Mary and Darnley.
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  • Princess Mary's self-esteem was wounded by the fact that the arrival of a suitor agitated her, and still more so by both her companions' not having the least conception that it could be otherwise.
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  • On the other hand, even if it be admitted to be possible and conceivable that a present should be given by a suitor simply as seeking favourable consideration of his cause, and not as desirous of obtaining an unjust decree, and should be accepted by the judge on the same understanding, this would not entitle one absolutely to accept Bacon's statement.
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  • The marriage of Mary and Darnley was now a question of practical politics, and the queen, having nursed her new suitor through an attack of measles, soon made up her mind to wed him, saying he "was the properest and best proportioned long man that ever she had seen."
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  • Her mother, supported at first by her husband's great rival and her own former suitor, Bacon, objected to the match, and placed her in concealment.
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