Thesaurus / betroth

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The marriage itself is purely moral: I will betroth her to Me in righteousness and justice, in leal love and tender mercies.

I will betroth her to your nephew, my beloved Montagu's son.

But before permitting you to go I wish, not having been able to wed you myself, to betroth you to the one you have chosen.

Honey-BeeAnatole France

It was also found to be a part of the scheme to betroth the infant king of Scots to a daughter of the duke of Norfolk.

I went there not to meet death, but to betroth myself to it.

MaupratGeorge Sand

Betroth your young princess to Montagu's son, the representative of all the Neviles.

My father did not betroth me to Mr. Mao, answered she, but if he had I should not require you to persuade me to accept him.

It was the custom to betroth before marriage, as it is at this day.

Finger-Ring LoreWilliam Jones

But as in the upper classes it was customary to betroth children still in the cradle, absence of consent could readily be alleged.

I betroth thee unto me according to the Law of Moses and Israel.

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