Wives sentence example
That's all poetry and old wives' talk--all that doing good to one's neighbor!
Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves.
Was he actually considering having two wives?
This latter had three wives, a Greek woman from Istrus, Opoea a Scythian, and a Thracian daughter to the great chief Teres.
A certain Persian king was accustomed to kill his wives on the morning after the consummation of the marriage.Advertisement
For all I know he has a dozen wives.
At the corners of the central block are smaller monuments commemorating the Guru's wives.
Another feature of his programme was the community of wives.
His wives were kept secluded in oriental fashion; a harem was maintained at Lucera, and eunuchs were a prominent feature of his household.
After 66 years'exile Jeremiah brings back the Jews to Jerusalem, but refuses to admit such as had brought with them heathen wives.Advertisement
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She bristled, feeling as if she'd been sentenced to nothing more than a sewing circle for good little wives.
Thus, the sons inherited their fathers' hunting-ground, but bore their mothers' name and therewith the right to certain women for wives.
In the approaching disruption writers saw the punishment for the king's apostasy, and they condemn the sanctuaries in Jerusalem which he erected to the gods of his heathen wives.
The most striking declaration of his ideals was the marriage feast at Susa in 32 4, when a large number of the Macedonian nobles were induced to marry Persian princesses, and the rank and file were encouraged by special rewards to take Eastern wives.Advertisement
Under Ferdinand the parochial clergy were tempted to become Lutherans by the prospect of matrimony, and, in reply to the remonstrances of their bishops, declared that they would rather give up their cures than their wives.
Polygamy was practised, the son inheriting his father's wives.
The presence of the mother-in-law is coveted by their sons-in-law, who look on them as the guardians of the virtue of their wives.
The paternal uncle is a much nearer tie than with us; while men look on their first cousins on the fathers side as their most natural wives.
The Persian wives were practically all discarded and the Persian satraps removedat least from all important provinces.Advertisement
In political philosophy (the Civitas Solis) he sketches an ideal communism, obviously derived from the Platonic, based on community of wives and property with statecontrol of population and universal military training.
Fenelon sums up in favour of the cultivated house-wife; his first object was to persuade the mothers to take charge of their girls themselves, and fit them to become wives and mothers in their turn.
It is true that he finds the most typical examples of lust, cruelty, levity and weakness in the emperors and their wives - in Domitian, Otho, Nero, Claudius and Messalina.
It is based on the fact that a British Museum MS. contains a Syriac fragment entitled "Names of the wives of the Patriarchs according to the Hebrew Book of Jubilees."
They may marry, but their wives as such enjoy no title or precedence.Advertisement
For after the death of himself and of his wives Buddhism gradually decayed, and was subjected by succeeding kings to cruel persecutions; and it was not till more than half a century afterwards, under King Kir Song de Tsan, who reigned 740-786, that true religion is acknowledged by the ecclesiastical historians to have become firmly established in the land.
The harem, with separate provisions for four wives, occupied the south corner, the domestic quarters, including stables, kitchen, bakery, wine cellar, &c., being at the east corner, to the north-east of the great entrance court.
During the bitter conflict between laws which forbade sacerdotal marriages and long custom which had permitted them, it was natural that the legislators and the ascetic party generally should studiously speak of the priests' wives as concubines, and do all in their power to reduce them to this position.
The state supports the following charitable and correctional institutions all under the inspection of a State Department of Charities and Correction (1905); hospitals for the insane at Trenton and Morris Plains; a training-school for feeble-minded children (partly supported by the state) and a home for feeble-minded women at Vineland; a sanatorium for tuberculous diseases at Glen Gardner; a village for epileptics, with a farm of 700 acres, near Skillman, Somerset county; a state home (reform school) for boys near Jamesburg, Middlesex county, and for girls in Ewing township, near Trenton; a state reformatory for criminals sixteen to thirty years of age, near Rahway; a state prison at Trenton; a home for disabled soldiers at Kearney,' Hudson county; a home for disabled soldiers, sailors and their wives at Vineland"; and a school for the deaf at Trenton.
They notice the selfdenying affection of the mothers, and the hard treatment of the wives by the husbands, polygamy and the shifting marriage unions.
But when we meet with a casual remark as to the tendency of the Tasmanians to take wives from other tribes than their own, it seems likely that they had some custom of exogamy which the foreigners did not understand.
In his last years he was given to self indulgence and scandalous excesses, which did not, however, alienate the London citizens, with whose wives he was too familiar.
Ser Piero on his part was four times married, and had by his last two wives nine sons and two daughters; but he had from the first acknowledged the boy Leonardo and brought him up in his own house, principally, no doubt, at Florence.
Some of these titles have been bestowed to give a recognized rank to the morganatic wives and children of royal princes, e.g., the princes of Battenberg, or the title of " princess " of Hohenberg borne by the consort of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand d'Este; others as a reward for distinguished service, e.g.
Spalding (c. 1801-1874), who were accompanied by their wives, the first white women, it is said, to cross the American continent.
Near him lie several of his wives and children; the garden was formerly enclosed by a marble wall; a clear stream waters the flower-beds.
The process was not so hard as might be thought; when once the Danes had settled down, had brought over wives from their native land or taken them from among their English vassals, had built themselves farmsteads and accumulated flocks and herds, they lost their old advantage in contending with the English.
Truculent pamphieteers like Simon Fish, who wrote Beggars Supplication, were already demanding that these sturdy boobies should be set abroad into the world, to get wives of their own, and earn their living by the sweat of their brows, according to the commandment of God; so might the king be better obeyed, matrimony be better kept, the gospel better preached, and none should rob the poor of his alms. It must be added that monastic scandals were not rare; though the majority of the houses were decently ordered, yet the unexceptionable testimony of archiepiscopal and episcopal visitations shows that in the years just before the Reformation there was a certain number of them where chastity of life and honesty of administration were equally unknown.
But beyond this nature did not seem to go in determining the relations of the sexes; accordingly, we find that community of wives was a feature of Zeno's ideal commonwealth, just as it was of Plato's; while, again, the strict.
Thus there had become current the conception of a " state of nature " in which individuals or single families lived side by side - under none other than those " natural " laws which prohibited mutual injury and interference in the free use of the goods of the earth common to all, and upheld parental authority, fidelity of wives, and the observance of compacts freely made.
To all his three wives, in spite of numerous infidelities, he seems to have been warmly attached; and this is perhaps the best trait in a character otherwise more remarkable for arrogance and heat than for any amiable qualities.
Turkish ideas prevail about their social position; but so highly valued are their services, that parents are often unwilling to see their daughters marry; and wives are in many cases older than their husbands.
Polygamy is practised, but not frequently, and from the wife (or wives) there comes no opposition.
On a chief's death wives and slaves were buried alive with him.
However, by an act of 1547 every person entitled to the benefit of clergy is to be allowed the same, "although he hath been divers times married to any single woman or single women, or to any widow or widows, or to two wives or more."
The bright prospects thus opening up were clouded by the death of Radama at the age of thirty-six, and the seizure of the royal authority by one of his wives, the Princess Ranavalona.
From time to time additional settlers arrived or shipwrecked mariners decided to remain; in 1827 five coloured women from St Helena were induced to migrate to Tristan to become the wives of the five bachelors then on the island.
Wispohahp is the Aht Noah, who, with his wife, his two brothers and their wives escaped from the deluge in a canoe.
In his old age, one of his wives Sobh (the Daybreak), a Basque, bore him the first son born in his harem.
Then, the Tigris having undermined part of the city wall, he collected his wives and treasures and burned them with himself in his palace (880 B.C.).
Of the latter many were accompanied by their wives, though the Russian law allows divorce in the case of such sentences; the emperor unwillingly allowed the devoted women to go, but decreed that any children born to them in Siberia would be illegitimate.
Their wives, Paulette for Paul and Ginger for straitlaced Joseph, were a contrast in themselves.
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He killed his wives in cold blood after they gave birth to his sons, until he tangled with the demoness that was Rhyn's mother.
The oddities of Tiyan made him recall the wives' tales told about the city's magical powers.
He was well aware that Guardians usually took the Naturals they were assigned as girlfriends or wives.
Wives are not mere appendages or chattels of their husbands, rather the welfare of his wife must be a man's first concern.
Sons and husbands donned aprons and waited on mothers and wives at the supper table.
He was made the first Protestant archbishop by King Henry VIII, and helped him to divorce several of his wives.
His wives sometimes bickered among themselves and even once engaged in a petty plot against him.
Another fine old boatyard bulldozed aside and replaced by another Stepford wives style housing estate.
Wives of the unemployed could obtain no relief unless deserted, a provision which encouraged the breakup of destitute families.
Some players had professional caddies; others had wives, girlfriends, brothers or dads.
The ethical structure of that day covered wives, but had not yet been extended to human chattels.
It may be talking about requirements on the wives of deacons, and it may be talking about requirements on the female deacons.
Sadly, most of them already have girlfriends or wives helping them with their tables.
The wives, too, were rather grand, wearing what seemed to be Paris fashions.
Each of the Israelite men would have had to have had a harem of wives for this to have been true.
At the bottom she has been what all good wives must be, an absolute helpmate and a good adviser.
It is considered immodest for men to touch women - other than their wives.
They marry wives with perhaps 300 pounds to 1,000 pounds portion, and can settle no jointure upon them.
Because of her beauty a pagan king made her one of his wives.
An immense multitude had been attracted thither with their wives and children.
Good maids and wives, I pardon crave, And lack not that which you would have.
She worked tirelessly for naval wives and families and was instrumental in getting widows pensions introduced in 1894.
He lived in Windsor with his merry wives, writing tragedies, comedies and errors, all in Islamic pentameter.
So far below me I see the confusion, small-minded men with their small-minded wives.
Why, faced with such supposed cruelty, were the wives all so supine?
Some men may become secretly unfaithful to their wives.
I cannot say whether wives working in family businesses were paid a wage or given a share of the takings for their personal use.
You would think we were poor starved waifs the way the wives of the organizers tried to fill us up with food.
Historically, husbands have often wielded great power over their wives.
In the end we find jewelry and novelty slippers for our wives and handfuls of those leather wristbands for the kids.
The same policy of fusion was furthered by the great marriage festival at Susa, when Alexander took two more wives from the Persian royal house, married a number of his generals to Oriental princesses, and even induced as many as he could of the rank-and-file to take Asiatic wives.
In England "presentation at court" is the privilege of no particular class as such; and the wives of ministers of the class in strictness takes in only the peers personally; at the outside it cannot be stretched beyond those of their children and grandchildren who bear the courtesy titles of lord and lady.
He advised his courtiers to marry Germans - "they are the best wives in the world, good, naive and fresh as roses."
During the Thirty Years' War the depopulation of Moravia was so great that after the peace of Westphalia the states-general published an edict giving every man permission to take two wives, in order to "repeople the country."
It was "of use to thieves by its fume and sheen, being a stone born, as it were, to aid theft," and even opening bars and locks; it was effective as a love potion, and possessed " the power to reconcile husbands to their wives, and to recall brides to their husbands."
Though Trinity hospital no longer exists as a hospital with resident pensioners, the trustees disburse annually pensions to certain poor burgesses and their wives and children; and the trust controlling the benevolent branch of the Gillespie hospital endowment is similarly administered.
They live in the house of Indra and with their wives, the Apsaras, beguile the time by singing, acting and dancing.
The Khazars were fair-skinned, black-haired and of a remarkable beauty and stature; their women indeed were sought as wives equally at Byzantium and Bagdad; while the Kara Khazars were ugly, short, and were reported by the Arabs almost as dark as Indians.
The murder of the sons of Aegyptus by their wives is supposed to represent the drying up of the rivers and springs of Argolis in summer by the agency of the nymphs.
Cobden spoke some words of condolence, but "after a time he looked up and said, ` There are thousands of homes in England at this moment where wives, mothers and children are dying of hunger.
It was probably also during this period that the female element was first definitely admitted to a prominent place amongst the divine objects of sectarian worship, in the shape of the wives of the principal gods viewed as their sakti, or female energy, theoretically identified with the Maya, or cosmic Illusion, of the idealistic Vedanta, and the Prakriti, or plastic matter, of the materialistic Sankhya philosophy, as the primary source of mundane things.
His own favourite ascetics, the Therapeutae, whose chief centre was in Egypt, had renounced property and all its temptations, and fled, irrevocably abandoning brothers, children, wives, parents, throngs of kinsmen, intimacy of friends, the fatherlands where they were born and bred (see Therapeutae).
She lived on the best of terms with all the rectors ' wives around her.
O sirs, your souls are of greater concern to you even than the lives of all the wives and children in the world.
A couple of unhappy wives are tempted to infidelity, a spurned lover tries to kill himself, a famous writer disappoints a fan.
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Sri Krishna had indeed uttered falsehoods so many times, had broken his pledges, had wives and even ` married ' 16,000 ladies !
The second experiment was to see whether putting banana skins under cabbage plants made them grow faster as the old wives tale suggests.
I know "The Stepford Wives" is meant to be a satirical thriller, but I can't help but wonder what would happen if our loved ones were secretly replaced by androids.
Since husbands are traditionally the payers of alimony, this section legislation has been dubbed the "2nd Wives" clause, although if the payer is a woman, it also applies to 2nd husbands.
This kit can also be a tool for young children to introduce the subject of death.Most husbands and wives grieve completely opposite and composing the kits together may alleviate some unwanted stress.
Poor management of finances can force companies out of business and drive husbands and wives to divorce court over job-loss stress.
Her betrothed, much older than Anahita, has had three previous wives, all of whom have died under mysterious circumstances.
Faith Hill had a supporting role in the 2004 version of The Stepford Wives.
Among the many pregnancy Old Wives tales, there is that one about not telling anyone you are pregnant until after the first trimester for fear of losing the baby.
It doesn't make the news when average folks get DUIs, get busted for drugs, or cheat on their wives, but it always will when celebrities get caught.
Thornton currently has a girlfriend with which he has a child and has three other children from two of his past five wives.
After playing the role of Jane Seymour in the BBC television series The Six Wives of Henry VIII, the actress took the moniker as her stage name.
Couples cruises are specially designed to refresh and rejuvenate husbands and wives as they continue their spiritual journey on earth.
Yes husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends and so on and you can set this up in a few ways.
Daughters, granddaughters, wives and girlfriends all would enjoy receiving such a thoughtful and meaningful gift.
While married men could turn to their wives when in doubt about what to wear, the single man was often without a clue, left wandering department store aisles and escaping as quickly as possible.
If you have any doubts about what to wear when, ask fashion-savvy friends, girlfriends, wives, partners or consult with menswear experts.
Many men who buy their wives or girlfriends lingerie choose red over many other colors.
He has seven wives, reportedly all Shokan women.
This program was begun in the early 1940s by the wives of some of AA's earliest members and founders, including Lois Wilson, wife of AA founder Bill Wilson.
Some men choose to become "stay-at-home dads" because their wives earn considerably higher salaries than they do; others simply want to spend more time with their children.
Many men feel less burdened by economic concerns when their wives are contributing to the family's income and report that having fewer anxieties about money actually improves their relationship with their spouse.
On the other hand, some men whose wives earn higher incomes than they do may come to resent the demands of the wife's job.
Family movements are often parallel with what's going on in history - wives moving in with families as husbands go off to war or families moving across country to find better jobs during tough times.
Among the many old wives' tales and legends, proponents consider the Chinese Lunar pregnancy calendar to be one of the more accurate means of unscientific sex prediction.
Additionally, old wives tales can provide more confusion.
A lot of inaccurate information is passed around; hence the growing host of wives' tales that are passed down from generation to generation.
While many women are convinced their husbands are selfish and inconsiderate for not helping out around the house, most men simply don't realize all that their wives are doing.
There are many superstitions and old wives tales regarding baby gender prediction.
Take this baby gender prediction quiz from Childbirth.org and get a result that's based on the combination of several different superstitions and old wives tales.
Countless old wives tales and myths abound for achieving the gender of choice.
Any pregnancy old wives tale for bringing on labor that sounds even slightly dangerous should not be attempted by women unless they are under the care of a doctor.
Baby prediction methods range from old wives' tales to DNA tests.
Many early methods are known as old wives' tales, which describes any prediction method that is not backed by scientific evidence.
Yet, the various pregnancy symptoms associated with old wives' tales are often related to the mother's pre-pregnancy health, body type, hormone levels, and genetics instead of baby gender.
Friends and family usually mean well, but the persistence of some Old Wives Tales can cause you to feel anxious during your pregnancy.
There are also methods that can be dangerous or based upon old wives tales that may end up making you feel sick or tired.
But like the old wives' tale that going outside with wet hair in winter cause colds, vitamin C may not prevent the common cold at all.
You can give husbands and wives their own copies of the questions, allow them to answer them separately and then come together to see how many answers they got correct, or simply use the list as a conversation starter during dinner.
Mothers, grandmothers, wives, aunts -- there are a variety of gifts that work well for almost any woman.
However, for long-term girlfriends and wives, something more extravagant is often expected.
Mothers, grandmothers, daughters, aunts, wives, sisters, and nieces all deserve to have something special to open on Christmas morning!
Despite many old wives' tales, poinsettias are not poisonous.
A popular theme for renaissance faires is during the reign of King Henry VIII and his six wives.
Most of us have heard of men having multiple wives.
However, even husbands and wives can surprise their spouses with a bit of attentiveness.
Does your boyfriend have an ex wife that you need some help dealing with ex wives?
I recommend that you look to join a military wives organization.
Girlfriends and wives enjoy a romantic gift that puts her needs and feelings ahead of the gift giver.
Diamond anniversary rings are a popular gift from husbands to wives, regardless of whether they are celebrating their first or their fiftieth anniversary.
Perhaps the most important consideration when choosing an anniversary ring is to demonstrate the intimate knowledge of one's spouse, that special connection that husbands and wives share.
Edwardian 3 stone rings are among the types of antique rings showing up on the hands of both new brides and happily married wives.
New husbands and wives may give each other a special piece of jewelry as as a gift to mark their special day.
Whether fairly or not, women with this placement are sometimes seen as hypochondriacs, and the men tend to idealize their wives.
Victoria's Secret was founded in 1977, as a way for men to feel comfortable shopping for lingerie for their wives or girlfriends.
The struggles they faced as she wanted to work and had to balance a chosen job with her family life was something husbands and wives everywhere could relate to.
Husbands and sons were just as likely to watch the shows with their wives and mothers as the other women in the family were.
Other wives come and go, but these women date back to the show's inception in 2004.
Since then, Mary Alice's voice narrates each episode, detailing the trials and tribulations of the wives, their husbands and their families.
Lifetime TV's Army Wives debuted in June 2007 to the women targeted network's largest audience.
Set on the fictional base of Fort Marshall outside of Charleston, South Carolina, Lifetime TV's Army Wives follows the lives and exploits of four army wives and one army husband as they cope with life, marriage, family and more.
Roxy struggled with expectations and obligations as a new army wife and made friends with Claudia Joy, a veteran of the army wives who is married to a Colonel.
Understanding base politics and socialization, Claudia Joy invited Roxy, along with several other wives to a tea, including Pamela Moran (Brigid Brannagh) who was pregnant.
The series began by introducing Army Wives through the eyes of Roxy (Pressman) learning the ropes about being a new military wife.
Throughout the season, the wives struggled with serving their country as the loved ones who are left behind.
The wives returned with new wounds to nurse as they tried to assume their normal lives.
The third season allowed the wives a glimpse into the past as they met some former army wives who lived on the base during World War II and shared their parallel experiences.
In the series fourth season, the wives' struggle with family, love and commitment continued.
Only time will tell what will happen in future seasons of Army Wives.
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Army Wives full episodes are available for viewing on the Lifetime network (the five most recent episodes) and is available for purchase on DVD.
Brown and Sally Pressman as the titular wives (and one husband) of army officers and enlisted posted at the fictitious Fort Marshall.
Roxy moves on base with new husband Trevor and meets the wives of other officers and servicemen including Claudia Joy, Denise and Pamela as well as Roland, an army base psychiatrist and the husband of a deployed soldier.
The series creators reportedly asked the question of what were the wives thinking behind all the sex scandals from Bill Clinton to Eliot Spitzer to John Edwards.
In most of these cases, the wives are also attorneys and they stand the in public while the husband is raked over the coals.
With a reflection back to the more modern wars in history, the Army Wives TV show has risen to great audience response, showing the lives of the families left behind.
The Army Wives TV Show begins with Roxy, the mother of two young boys, getting married to Private First Class Trevor LeBlanc and uprooting her family to move to Fort Marshall.
In the four years of Army Wives episodes, the characters at Fort Marshall have seen much strife.
Army Wives has the distinction of being the top-rated Lifetime drama premiere in 2009.
All four seasons of Army Wives are out on DVD.
The five discs of the Complete Third Season include webisodes, Army Wives Gives Back where the cast surprises deserving military families, and a feature on filming in Charleston.
Army Wives episodes highlight the unsung heroes of military service, that being military spouses.
Throughout each episode of this Lifetime drama, it's the wives, and in one case a husband, that are left back at home to manage the family and household on their own.
Army Wives featured an ensemble cast and each season, storylines focus on the wives.
There is always high drama played out in the Army Wives episodes, but the same core of the storyline always remains.
Family always comes first, for both the deployed servicemen and women, and their wives and husbands back home.
Victor's passionate convictions earned him many lovers and wives through the decades.
Wives such as Diane and Leanna were placeholders and failed to arouse the true passion in the tycoon.
Actress Kim Delaney would later go on to appear on NYPD Blue, CSI Miami and Army Wives.
Sailors, anticipating a long trip out at sea, might get a rose tattoo as reminders of beloved wives or mothers back home.
If we take in to account all of the bad omens and wives tales surrounding comets, these myths and fears can also give way as a means to signify change in someone's life.
The Internet, and perhaps even your own circle of friends and relatives, is full of myths and old wives' tales that range in variety from housekeeping tips to fertility.
Henry VIII cross stitch seems appropriate, because historians believe Catherine of Aragon, one of Henry VIII's many wives, ihave brought black stitch, a precursor to cross stitch, from Spain to England.
Both patterns and kits with images of Henry VII and, in some cases, his wives are available commercially, although not in great abundance.
That old expression "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" isn't just an old wives tale.
On a less awkward note, wives, long-term girlfriends and shameless lovers make perfect recipients for lingerie gifts.
Many of the men who will admit to wearing mantyhose say that their wives or girlfriends feel more awkward about it than they themselves do.
They also understand that sets are a favorite for men to buy for their wives and girlfriends.
A majority of men, despite assuring wives and girlfriends otherwise, are more than happy to attend a fashion show highlighting the latest in sexy lingerie.
So, make sure the wives and girlfriends of your guests are otherwise occupied if you decide to have the party at someone's home.
Wife Swap often changes the types of wives they're looking for.
The show takes two wives - oftentimes polar opposites of one another - and has them swap lives for two weeks.
The show begins with a brief introduction to the two wives and their families for the audience.
After the initial introduction to the viewing audience, the wives switch families.
The wives are allowed to enter their temporary homes in the beginning without the family present.
The wives then review the rule guide left by the other wife, which usually results in some raised eyebrows or sighs of disgust from the wives as they read about the rules of the family they are about to join temporarily.
The wives then meet the family, and in the beginning there is usually a cordial atmosphere within the home.
Since the wives are required to follow the house rules for the first week of their stay, cameras often capture moments of the wives' expression of frustration and sometimes a few tears as well.
Upon the second week of the swap, the wives can change the rules of the house to suit their own principals.
He has admitted to sleeping with several of his friends' wives, is hooked on pornography, and goes on sex benders when he's touring.
All of these shows feature a famous father dealing with everyday life with their wives and children.
The action on Sister Wives focuses on Kody Brown, his three wives, thirteen children, and the new woman he is "courting."
Although the ladies hint at a rocky road in the past, the wives come across as close, supportive friends at ease in a family situation that works for them all.
It was Meri who urged Kody to spend time with Robyn, but when he started traveling to her home five hours away for dates, the other wives balked.
Kody and Robyn's love-struck behavior, coupled with Robyn's big wedding reception and bigger honeymoon, only increased the obvious reservations the other wives had about the relationship.
Sister Wives was a slow burner at first for TLC but took off thanks to plenty of media coverage.
In present day, he is a reality TV sensation as the controversial father figure on TLC's Sister Wives.
The show Sister Wives took reality TV to a place it had never been before.
The show features Kody Brown and his four wives Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn as well as their children.
Earlier episodes featured only the first three wives, but Kody added Robyn as another wife in a special episode centered on the marriage and honeymoon between the two.
In his forties, he is an advertising salesman who is only legally married to one wife, but considers the other three women to be his wives despite the lack of a legal union.
His personality on Sister Wives reveals a man who appears normal by most counts.
He likes to joke and appears to take an active role in the lives of his children and wives.
His family does not live within the confines of a religious sect and all of his wives are consenting adults.
Visit the TLC website for more information on Kody Brown, Sister Wives, and show times.
They had Football Wives and Basketball Wives, so leave it to VH1 to give a look at marriage, mob style.
Mob Wives filmed on location in New York and New Jersey in late 2010 and the first ten-episode run debuted on VH1 in March, 2011.
You can keep up with the Jersey housewives on the Bravo website, and head to VH1 for the latest on Mob Wives.
A Christian Fundamentalist sect takes control of the US and institutes a new social order, in which women who are still fertile are parceled out to the men as 'handmaids', to bear children to be raised by the infertile wives of the rulers.
One example of taking the concept of female robot, fembot or gynoid one-step further was Ira Levin's novel, The Stepford Wives.
In the end, Joanna is murdered by one of the Stepford wives, and in the final scenes of the novel, the reader sees that Joanna has become obedient, complacent and replaced by a female android who is the perfect wife and mother in every way.
Whether you are a fan of the Lifetime Television Network show called Army Wives, or whether you are actually an army wife in real life, you might want to consider decorating your MySpace page with army wife graphics for MySpace.
Choosing an army wives theme can provide some unexpected benefits for real-life military wives and Army Wives television show fans.
A search for the keywords "army wives" on MySpace currently yields 67 results.
Real-life army wives can benefit from an online network of support.
Many people make the mistake of overloading their pages with army wives graphics for MySpace.
These graphics tend to cover every single aspect of being a real-life army wife or an Army Wives television show fan.
There are a number of MySpace graphics for military wives.
Alternate between Denise, Claudia Joy, Pam and Roxy, or focus on different Army Wives episodes.
You can show photos of the base, your husband, the other soldiers and other military wives.
Real-life army wives also use patriotic graphics as means of finding other military spouses for friendship.
No measures had been taken to supply these voluntary crusaders with food or clothing; as harvest-time approached, the landlords commanded them to return to reap the fields, and on their refusing to do so, proceeded to maltreat their wives and families and set their armed retainers upon the half-starved multitudes.
The cannibalism and community of wives which he attributes to certain races of that island do certainly belong to it, or to islands closely adjoining.
The sect was called by the Rabbis Boethusians as being friendly to the family of Boethus, whose daughter Mariamne was one of Herod the Great's wives.
The desire of numerous divorced persons for a change in the law which prevented their remarriage was manifested in repeated demonstrations before Parliament; especially in that of Dec. 1911, in which it was asserted that the lives of half a million divorced wives were affected.
He maintained a very large harem (xi.), and among his wives was the daughter of an Egyptian Pharaoh.
She reviewed the departing regiments; she entertained the wives and children of the Windsor soldiers who had gone to the war; she showed by frequent messages her watchful interest in the course of the campaign and in the efforts which were being made throughout the whole empire; and her Christmas gift of a box of chocolate to every soldier in South Africa was a touching proof of her sympathy and interest.
One of their duties is to guide to paradise the heroes who fall in battle, whose wives they then become.
After this comes the creation of the four men and their wives who are the ancestors of the Quiches, and the tradition records the migrations of the nation to Tulan, otherwise called the Seven Caves, and thence across the sea, whose waters were divided for their passage.
For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.
But after cremation came in a mourning procession of servants and chiefs carrying the body to the funeral pyre to be burnt by the demondressed priests, after which the crowd of wives and slaves were exhorted to serve their lord faithfully in the next world, were sacrificed and their bodies burnt.
Danh-gbi has numerous wives, who until 1857 took part in a public procession from which the profane crowd was excluded; a python was carried round the town in a hammock, perhaps as a ceremony for the expulsion of evils.
The simple offering of food or shedding of blood at the grave develops into an elaborate system of sacrifice; even where ancestor-worship is not found, the desire to provide the dead with comforts in the future life may lead to the sacrifice of wives, slaves, animals, &c., to the breaking or burning of objects at the grave or to the provision of the ferryman's toll, a coin put in the mouth of the corpse to pay the travelling expenses of the soul.
It was a favourite residence of the emperor Frederick II., whose second and third wives, lolanthe and Isabella of England,'`were buried in the cathedral dedicated to St Richard, who is believed to have come from England in 492; their tombs, however, no longer exist.
There were in all in 1900, 106,369 males (69.1%; a preponderance due to the large number of Mongolian labourers, whose wives are left in Asia) and only 47,632 females.
The shrines which voluntary worshippers might visit, the public bath-house, and the cottages of the soldiers' wives, camp followers, &c., lay outside the walls.
In the North the sanctuaries called horgar seem to have been usually under the charge of the wives and daughters of the household.
He was greatly helped in his proselytism by his two wives, one a Nepal princess, daughter of King Jyoti varma, the other an imperial daughter of China; afterwards, they being childless, he took two more princesses from the Ru-yong (= "left corner " o) and Man (general appellative for the nations between Tibet and the Indian plains) countries.
Then, in the scheme below, if A b and (A)N b are two brothers who both marry normal wives N, their children N(A) in the first case will be all normal in appearance but will be carrying albinism recessive; and in the second case some will be pure normal individuals N, and some will be like the children of the first brother, i.e.
The queen consort, the wives and daughters of knights, and some other women of exalted position, were designated " Dames de la Fraternite de St George," and entries of the delivery of robes and garters to them are found at intervals in the Wardrobe Accounts from the 50th Edward III.
From an early date many of the wives of missionaries have done good service; but the going forth of single women in any appreciable number has only been encouraged by the societies in the last quarter of the 19th century.
The Church Missionary Society, besides relying on the above-named Zenana Bible and Medical Mission and Church of England Zenana Missionary Society for women's work at several of its stations in India and China, sent out 500 single women in the fifteen years ending 1900; and the non-denominational missions above referred to have (including wives) more women than men engaged in their work - especially the China Inland Mission, which has sent out several hundreds to China.
Although nearly half the male missionaries (Protestant) are unmarried, these are exceeded in number by the unmarried women; and consequently, the husbands and wives being equal, the aggregate of women in the Missions is greater than the aggregate of men.
In 1910 there were 4614 missionaries (including wives), representing 122 societies, 1272 Indian ministers, and 34,095 other native workers, including teachers and Bible-women.
The total number of Protestant missionaries (including wives) in China in 1910 was 4175, one to about IIoo sq.
The queen mother exercised considerable authority in the state, but the king's wives had no power.
Three months later Stilicho himself and the chief ministers of his party were treacherously slain in pursuance of an order extracted from the timid and jealous Honorius; and in the disturbances which followed the wives and children of the barbarian foederati throughout Italy were slain.
Her violent and murderous conduct led to the king's death in 802; and, it is said, caused the title of queen to be denied to the wives of later kings.
Count Bernstorff was twice married, his wives being the two sisters of the writers Counts Christian and Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg.
The shah himself added to his wives a princess of the imperial family, and bestowed another upon his son Timur Shah, whom he made governor of the Punjab and Sirhind.
Cobden spoke some words of condolence, but after a time he looked up and said, "There are thousands of homes in England at this moment where wives, mothers and children are dying of hunger."
Though allowed by his religion four wives, most Egyptians are monogamists.
One of his wives was strangled and laid beside him, his cup-bearer and other attendants, his charioteer and his horses were killed and placed in the tomb, which was then filled up with earth and an enormous mound raised high over all.
The fact that the new invaders brought their wives and children with them shows that this was no mere raid, but a deliberate 1 Where alternative dates are given the later date is that of the Saxon Chronicle.
As for the date of composition, it is evident, from the conflicting statements in the different MSS., that there must have been an earlier and a later recension, the former belonging to 587-589 A.H., and dedicated to the prince of Mosul, `Izz-uddin Mas`ud, the latter made for the atabeg Nusrat-uddin Abu Bakr of Azerbaijan after 593 A.H., since we find in it a mention of Nizaml's last romance Haft Paikar, or the "Seven Beauties," which comprises seven tales related by the seven favourite wives of the Sassanian king Bahramgur.
The name of Agnes Darer was for centuries used to point a moral, and among the unworthy wives of great men the wife of Darer became almost as notorious as the wife of Socrates.
He is not the only man whom absorption in work and infirmity of temper have made into a provoking husband, though few wives have had Mrs Carlyle's capacity for expressing the sense of injustice.
Henry could thus behead ministers and divorce wives with comparative impunity, because the individual appeared to be of little importance compared with the state.
In 1538 James married a lady whom Henry desired to add to his list of wives, Mary of Guise, at this moment a young widow, Madame de Longueville.
Pearson has shown that Galton's function has a value of 0.28 for stature of middle-class Englishmen and their wives.
Certain old wives' remedies are also included.
With this pretended sanction he legalized polygamy, and himself took four wives, one of whom he beheaded with his own hand in the market-place in a fit of frenzy.
In 1824 Ann Arbor was settled, laid out as a town, chosen for the county-seat, and named in honour of Mrs Ann Allen and Mrs Ann Rumsey, the wives of two of the founders.
Whitelocke married (I) Rebecca, daughter of Thomas Bennet, (2) Frances, daughter of Lord Willoughby of Parham, and (3) Mary Carleton, widow of Rowland Wilson, and left children by each of his wives.
Among Oriental nations plurality of legal wives is customary.
The Anabaptists insisted on freedom in the matter, and Bernardino Ochino conditionally defended plurality of wives.
Associated with Pan is a number of Panisci, male and female forest imps, his wives and children, who send evil dreams and apparitions to terrify mankind.
His earliest governesses were the wives of a tailor and a vintner from the Dutch settlement; a sailor called Norman taught him the rudiments of navigation; and, when he grew older, he was placed under the care of a Hungarian refugee, Janos Zeikin, who seems to have been a conscientious teacher.
The state and ceremony of his court, the number of his wives, and the order and organization of his officials, are described by several of the chroniclers.
One of the wives of the new caliph, the same who gave birth to that son of Yazid II.
Certain it is that though the unprejudiced must admit that exclusion has not been at all an unmixed blessing, yet the consensus of opinion is that a large population, non-citizen and non-assimilable, sending - it is said - most of their earnings to China, living in the main meanly at best, and practically without wives, children or homes, is socially and economically a menace outweighing the undoubted convenience of cheaper (and frequently more trustworthy) menial labour than the other population affords.
In the Arabian Nights Solomon prescribes the flesh of two serpents for the childless wives of the king of Egypt and his vizier.
In addition to his ministrant priestesses, the god has numerous " wives," who form a complete organization.
On the day of public procession - the last took place in 1857 or 1858 - naked priests and " wives" escorted the company with songs and dances; death was the penalty of those caught peering from their houses, and, apart from this, the natives feared loathsome diseases should they gaze upon the sacred scene.
Curiously, Ireland in ancient Erse poetry was often called "Fodla" or "Bauba," and these were the wives of the other two kings in the legend.
He began by traversing the coast of the Mediterranean from Tangier to Alexandria, finding time to marry two wives on the road.
Not daring to return to Delhi, he remained about Honore and other cities of the western coast, taking part in various adventures, among others the capture of Sindabur (Goa), and visiting the Maldive Islands, where he became kazi, and married four wives, and of which he has left the best medieval account, hardly surpassed by any modern.
At Dunkeld, Crinan, the grandfather of Malcolm Canmore, was a lay abbot, and tradition says that even the clerical members were married, though like the priests of the Eastern Church, they lived apart from their wives during their term of sacerdotal service.
In the extreme northwestern districts - the Punjab and Rajputana, judging from the fairly uniform physical features of the present population of these parts - they seem to have been signally successful in their endeavour to preserve their racial purity, probably by being able to clear a sufficiently extensive area of the original occupants for themselves with their wives and children to settle upon.
In the heroic age the Gandharvas have become the heavenly minstrels plying their art at Indra's court, with the Apsaras as their wives or mistresses.
The favourite object of adoration with adherents of these sects is Krishna with his mate - but not the devoted friend and counsellor of the Pandavas and deified hero of epic song, nor the ruler of Dvaraka and wedded lord of Rukmini, but the juvenile Krishna, Govinda or Bala Gopala, "the cowherd lad," the foster son of the cowherd Nanda of Gokula, taken up with his amorous sports with the Gopis, or wives of the cowherds of Vrindavana (Brindaban,near Mathura on the Yamuna), especially his favourite mistress Radha or Radhika.
They are generally arranged in groups, the most important of which are the Mahavidyas (great sciences), the 8 (or 9) Mataras (mothers) or Mahamataras (great mothers), consisting of the wives of the principal gods; the 8 Nayikas or mistresses; and different classes of sorceresses and ogresses, called Yoginis, Dakinis and Sakinis.
A Swedish return of1896-1900shows that the annual births per thousand wives of 20-25 are fewer by nearly 17% than those of wives under zo.
Where the proportion of the married is high, the average age of the wives is low, and early marriage is conducive to relatively rapid increase.
The mean age of husbands married in 1873 was 25.6 years and of wives 24.2, whereas thirty years later the corresponding ages were 28.6 and 26.4.
It would conduce, therefore, to further accuracy in the comparison of the rates of different countries if the latter were to be correlated with greater subdivision of the ages amongst wives between 15 and 45.
The proportion of wives below 30 to the total of that group was TABLE VI.
The stock, then, from which wives are drawn is ample.
On the continent of Europe, however, looking at the divergence in direction between the crude marriage-rate and that corrected to an age-basis, it is not improbable that the decline in the former may be attributable to some cause mentioned in connexion with the marriage-rate, and in the figures relating to some 30 years back some traces can be found of a connexion between a high birth-rate and a high proportion of young wives.
In the earlier period its crude birth and marriage-rates were above the average and its proportion of young wives well up to it.
By 1900-1902, however, the rate had fallen in all the larger States by from 23 to 31% and the highest rate recorded, 253 per thousand conceptive wives, was lower than that of any European country except France and Belgium.
For these settlers he has to find British wives, and to this end collects 11,000 noble and 60,000 plebeian virgins, who are wrecked on their passage across.
The names assigned to the wives of Noah and his three sons (Phercoba, 011a, 0111va, 0111vani 1) have been traced to an Irish source, and this fact seems to point to the influence of the Irish missionaries in Northumbria.
Repudiation of the tie by fervent women, betrothed or already wives, occasioned much domestic friction and popular persecution.
Together with the rage for virginity went the institution of virgines subintroductae, or of spiritual wives; for it was often assumed that the.
He had eight wives after Fatima's death, and in all, it is said, thirtythree children, one of whom, Hassan, a son of Fatima, succeeded him in the caliphate.
St Paul's utterances on this subject, though they go somewhat further, amount only to the assertion that a struggling missionary body will find more freedom in its work in the absence of wives and children.
You should have seen the state of the mothers, wives, and children of the men who were going and should have heard the sobs.
Delmer 's propaganda stories included spreading rumors that foreign workers were sleeping with the wives of German soldiers serving overseas.
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It appears that they had community of wives and lived on funds provided by the richer members.
In 1909 the number of missionaries (including wives) was 113; organized churches, 194; members and adherents, 21,085; schools, 135; pupils, 7042; hospitals and dispensaries, 17; patients treated, 6865; subscriptions raised from Friends in Great Britain and Ireland, £26,689, besides £3245 received in the fields of work.
Women hold a degraded position among the Somali (wives being often looted with sheep), doing most of the hard work.
Here, however, they were obliged to surrender, many killing themselves after putting to death their wives and children, the rest being massacred by the citizens.
The latter left several sons by different wives, who were competitors for the vacant throne.
Although the Vaishnava sects hitherto noticed, in their adoration of Vishnu and his incarnations, Krishna and Ramachandra, usually associate with these gods their Brot wives, as their saktis, or female energies, the sexual element is, as a rule, only just allowed sufficient scope to enhance the emotional character of the rites of worship. In some of the later Vaishnava creeds, on the other hand, this element is far from being kept within the bounds of moderation and decency.
Husbands of adulterous wives are advised not to remarry during the lifetime of the guilty party.
Vernon (opened 1909); an institution for crippled and deformed children (authorized in 1907); a soldiers' and sailors' orphans' home at Xenia (organized in 1869 by the Grand Army of the Republic); a home for soldiers, sailors, marines, their wives, mothers and widows, and army nurses at Madison (established by the National Women's Relief Corps; taken over by the state, 1904); and soldiers' and sailors' homes at Sandusky (opened 1888), supported by the state, and at Dayton, supported by the United States.
But his very domestic regularity caused him to be entirely under the influence of his two wives, Maria Louisa of Savoy, whom he married in 1702, and who died in February 1714, and Elizabeth Farnese of Parma, whom he married in December of the same year, and who survived him.
The number of his wives did not go beyond two, and the second, the daughter of Darius, he did not take till a year before his death.
Proselytes are still not allowed, in Orthodox circles, to become the wives of reputed descendants of the priestly families, but otherwise marriage with proselytes is altogether equal to marriage between born Jews.
Yakutsk is thoroughly Yakutic; marriages of Russians with Yakut wives are common, and in the middle of the 19th century the Yakut language was predominant among the Russian merchants and officials.
Of course it is now rapidly growing less, and the settlers who entered Siberia in the 19th century married Russian wives and remained thoroughly Russian.
Eaton, wife of the secretary of war, with whom the wives of the cabinet officers had refused to associate.
He was surrounded by a patriarchal establishment of wives and children; and to him most of the distinguished families of Bahia still trace their lineage.
The British settlers had, characteristically, reached Natal mainly by way of the sea; the new tide of immigration was by land - the voortrekkers streamed through the passe