Sentence Examples


  • After only a few months of wedlock his wife died, and Gallatin was once more alone.
  • He has two sons, neither of them born in wedlock; one, Modred, is alike his son and his nephew.
  • It was supposed that he would marry the queen regnant, Christina, but her unsurmountable objection to wedlock put an end to these anticipations, and to compensate her cousin for a broken half-promise she declared him (1649) her successor, despite the opposition of the senate headed by the venerable Axel Oxenstjerna.
  • They must be learned presbyters at least thirty years of age, born in lawful wedlock, and of good life and behaviour.
  • Into a land of harems, a land of polygamy, a land where women are married without ever being seen, he introduced the flirtations and jealousies of our ball-rooms. In a land where there is boundless liberty of divorce, wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact.