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He acknowledges his folly for having ever spoken lightly of matrimony.

In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.

A brunette selects a blonde and a blonde a brunette, as a general rule in matrimony.

She is displeased with him for his affectedly-bashful hints of matrimony.

Yet you see he but touches upon the edges of matrimony neither.

The end of it on the stage is not death but matrimony; and "home well pleased we go."

Every Spartan had to marry, and the bonds of matrimony were strictly observed.

Then he gave me his own views of "the holy state of matrimony."

Good heavens, can it be possible that you don't know what the conditions of matrimony are?

The taint of alcoholism was in his blood, and matrimony and parentage were not for him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French matremoine "matrimony, marriage" and directly from Latin matrimonium "wedlock, marriage," from matrem (nominative mater) "mother" (see mother (n.1)) + -monium, suffix signifying "action, state, condition."

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