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After Finckenstein's desertion, it had been proposed that she should make a mariage de convenance.
I can't bear to think of any one so lovely doing anything so sordid, so miserable, as making a mariage de convenance.'
FRANKLIN KANEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
It was never anything but a 'mariage de convenance' anyway, what of it ?
It was not a mariage de convenance; the young people had chosen freely.
I made a mariage de convenance; and what other result could you anticipate?
THE GYPSY QUEEN'S VOWMAY AGNES FLEMING
I see before me either a hideous struggle with want or—a mariage de convenance.
THE DULL MISS ARCHINARDANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
This mariage de convenance brought no happiness to the parties concerned, and ended in completely crushing the unloved wife.
Yet the mariage de convenance is not altogether without legitimate recommendations.
Nevertheless, since she married—as girls in France do—not to please herself, but her parents, she made a mariage de convenance.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
It seemed that when he was only twenty-three he had made a mariage de convenance to please his father.
SHADOWS OF FLAMESAMELIE RIVES

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