Sentence Examples


  • It was chiefly in the way of matrimonial alliances that it was brought into contact with other states.
  • He appears to have consolidated his power by the aid of the Church and by a series of judicious matrimonial alliances.
  • At length, by dint of much wriggling, and loud and incessant expostulations upon the unbecomingness of his hugging a fellow male in that matrimonial sort of style, I succeeded in extracting a grunt; and presently, he drew back his arm, shook himself all over like a Newfoundland dog just from the water, and sat up in bed, stiff as a pike-staff, looking at me, and rubbing his eyes as if he did not altogether remember how I came to be there, though a dim consciousness of knowing something about me seemed slowly dawning over him.
  • Following this letter one of the masonic Brothers whom Pierre respected less than the others forced his way in to see him and, turning the conversation upon Pierre's matrimonial affairs, by way of fraternal advice expressed the opinion that his severity to his wife was wrong and that he was neglecting one of the first rules of Freemasonry by not forgiving the penitent.
  • A Case Study You are a busy matrimonial lawyer acting for a wife in very acrimonious divorce proceedings.

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