Phrases with "married"

Anthony Trollope It had become manifest to him whilst he was waiting for his uncle’s money that not only were his own means insufficient for married life but even for single comfort. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens Now I have mentioned, and you have mentioned, that I am this day married to Tom Gradgrind’s daughter. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Why did you leave?” “Because M. Pelet has just married the lady whom you and Mr. Brown assigned to me as my wife. The Professor by Charlotte Bronte [1857]

Had he not met Ivy Lexton seven months ago, he and Enid Dent would now have been engaged to be married . The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

In 1856 he married a daughter of Bernard Barton, the poet, from whom, however, he soon separated. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

His face was so lit up and eager that I thought it was simply another ebullition of the boy in him that could not die, and I reminded him he was a married man. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Jonathan Swif Lady Betty,6 his7 daughter, will be married on Monday next (as I suppose) to the Marquis of Caermarthen. I did not know your country place had been Portraine, till you told me so in your last. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Theodore Dreiser If Lester had not married her already, she must realise full well that he did not intend to do so. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

F. Scott Fitzgerald They’re from Kansas City.” “You going to be married out there?” “Why, no, sir. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

My uncle has married this street ballad~singer. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

She wished to be married and to have children—many children. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Andrew Lang At the same hour Guilbert returned to the country, and, as he had never ceased to love Renelde, he married her eight days later. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Kate Chopin Madame Ratignolle had been married seven years. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Anthony Trollope The state of a married woman is honest at any rate, let her husband be who he may. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Fyne stood by her side, as in those old-fashioned photographs of married couples where you see a husband with his hand on the back of his wife’s chair. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

To dream you stript the bark off any tree, is a sign to a maiden of an approaching loss of a character; to a married woman, of a family bereavement; and to a man, of an accession of fortune. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

His wife might, however, remember, for she’d been the proprietress of the hotel before she married him. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Dinah de la Baudraye — a Sancerre Catherine de Vivonne — married to an apology for a man, is human flesh and blood; and her love for the journalist Etienne Lousteau is natural, though culpable. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Wilkie Collins It would be a sad thing, if he married a girl who didn’t make him happy. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

George Gissing But for her father’s will, she would have been married long ago, and—she ought to be. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

I was horrified; married at my age, no, Sir! It seemed absurd to me and with Jessie. I saw she was pretty and bright, but she knew nothing, never had read anything: I couldn’t marry her. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

He considered it a tragic thing that the deliciously pretty, sweet-natured, little woman now sitting so close to him that they nearly touched, should be married to “that. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Ivan Turgenev She married a man she loved with all her heart, and she was very happy with her husband. Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

Anthony Trollope The two had married sisters, and there was no reason why the light of the prosperous attorney should pale before that of the civil servant, who was not very prosperous. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

I found at the last that my heart was not mine to give, and I am married to Lord Mallow. I do not think my cousin will grieve very much. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

He owned half Northumberland; and he married her after all. A Day of Pleasure by Ellen Wood [1872]

Anthony Trollope He was quite of opinion that ‘Miss Hester,’— who never ought to have been married in that way at all — should now be kept a prisoner in her father’s house. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim My only sister married a rich man, thank heavens. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Wilkie Collins I have a claim to be heard — and after what you have said to me, I will be heard!” “You have no claim! You shameless woman, you are married already. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

My husband and I took this place when we were young married people, and began working to pay for it. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

Anthony Trollope But had she married him it would not have been because she thought herself good enough to be loved by him, but because she held herself to be so insignificant that she had no right to ask for love. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

I married her in a village church in the Lake country; a quiet little church half hidden among the hills which encircle Derwentwater—a sweet spot. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Anthony Trollope But I mean you shall be married out of this house. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Anthony Trollope Mrs. Crabtree’s girl had married the third son of Sir Reginald Rattlepate. The Rattlepates were not rich, and the third son was not inclined to earn his bread. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

My married name recalled too vividly my married life: I could not bear it. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Anne Bronte I have got a long letter from her this morning, telling me she is already engaged, and expects to be married before the close of the month. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

Frances Hodgson Burnett It will not be held against him that I married his beautiful young mother and chose to keep the matter a secret. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Anthony Trollope The woman to be married was a sister of the prisoner’s servant, and it was natural that he should be present. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Yes, it is true that I have been married less than a year. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

But, forasmuch as the commonwealth demands as well the fruits of a man’s body as of his mind, he that has not been married shall not be capable of these magistracies till he be married. The Commonwealth of Oceana by James Harrington

Andrew Lang He could no more marry her than Helen of Troy could have married Castor, the tamer of horses. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Maria Edgeworth He is not going to be married — not engaged. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

George Eliot As that fluent talk fell on her ears there was a rising contempt within her, which only made her more conscious of her bruised, despairing love, her love for the Tito she had married and believed in. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

I married you, dearest; I love you; I believe in you. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

George Gissing He was a married man, with abundant offspring. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Gertrude Stein The younger sister was never married and she might sometime have come to be married and she did not come at any time to be married. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

If they were married it was a pity they could not have sent their wives, and they themselves have stayed at home. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Thomas Hardy Therefore, though in her own sense of the words she was a married woman, in the landlady’s sense she was not. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

We will be married without one, unless you force it upon us. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Charles Dickens This release had befallen her some two years before; for anything I knew, she was married again. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Anthony Trollope I sometimes think that no tragedy ever written, no story of horrors ever told, can have exceeded in description the things which I endured in that one year of my married life. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope If we are to be married at all, it can’t be here. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

John Galsworthy It’s instinct with me not to talk about my married life. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope They must not suppose that Lady Laura Kennedy, the lately married bride, indulged a guilty passion for the young man who had loved her. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Holy is the wife; revered the mother; galliptious is the summer girl—but the bride is the certified check among the wedding presents that the gods send in when man is married to mortality. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

Anthony Trollope When Mary Lowther should have married this captain, she would be a thing lost to him for ever;—and was she not as bad as married to this man already? He could do nothing to stop her marriage. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Jonathan Swif Sir Berkeley Lucy, Bart., F.R.S., married Katherine, daughter of Charles Cotton, of Beresford, Staffordshire, Isaac Walton’s friend. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Wilkie Collins In London I could obtain the legal opinion which would tell me whether I were lawfully married to Eustace or not. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Henry Handel Richardson If I married you, sooner or later you would have to take me home to your people. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Ye’ll no fetter a Hawkshaw, and they can nae mair bide in the ae place than a puddock on a brae, as my puir sister that was married on him kenned ower weel. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

George Gissing He married at two-and-twenty a young girl whom he met in Ireland; married her in his right name—Trefoyle (not Clover)—and they travelled together for a year or two. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

My oldest sister — unhappy, wretched thing — married a man much older than herself, very rich, a bore and greedy. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Anthony Trollope She married early in India, and was only nineteen when her son was born. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

All them Fairfields married for beauty mostly. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Miss McIntyre will tell you that we have known each other since we were children, and as we are to be married in, I hope, a month at the latest, we understand each other pretty well. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Henry James I want to see her married to Lord Warburton.” “You had better wait till he asks her. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Anthony Trollope I’m not such a fool as to want to give up my property just because a girl is going to be married to a man I don’t like. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Wolfe And then they’re very clever, aren’t they, sir? I mean, quite a number of ’em ‘ave been received at court, ‘aven’t they, sir? And some of ’em ‘ave married into the nobility, too. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

George Meredith True; only mark me, Philip, and you, Patrick: they say she has married a prince, and I say no; she’s took to herself a husband in her cradle; she’s married ambition. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell Her father is going to be married again. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

D. H. Lawrence Sorrow and a slow death, because a man had married her. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

They were both handsome and accomplished, and they married well. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Anthony Trollope Perhaps you can understand now something of my married life. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Arnold Bennett Also, a little, she had married him for his bright untidy hair, and for that short oblique shake of the head which with him meant a greeting or an affirmative. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Wilkie Collins Mrs. Catherick had, on the clearest evidence, compromised her reputation, while a single woman, with some person unknown, and had married to save her character. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

He sent a message, through his lawyer, imploring me not to come near him, so that it might never come out I had been married to him. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Anthony Trollope I married rather early in life, and have always found your mother to be a most excellent woman. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins You have often read of very poor people being suddenly enriched by legacies reaching them from remote and unexpected quarters? Mrs. Wragge’s case, when I married her, was one of these. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Andrew Lang After some years the king married again, but he did not love his second wife as he had done his first, and had only married her for reasons of ambition. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Give not thy blessing, and she shall be married all the same, but not so much as a cracked farthing shall cross thy palm. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Charles Dickens I have been married five and thirty year, come next April. I was married on All Fools’ Day. Let them laugh that will. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Bram Stoker Some girls are so vain! You and I, Mina dear, who are engaged and are going to settle down soon soberly into old married women, can despise vanity. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Anthony Trollope The Queen’s daughter had married a subject. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry Fielding Why, Mr. Booth, was you not more quick-sighted? — I will answer for you — your affections were more happily disposed of to a much better woman than myself, whom you married soon afterwards. Amelia by Henry Fielding

He had wondered often how married men managed to combine their domestic lives with the absorbing demands of police work. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

Ford Madox Ford The married wives of officers in any case were not allowed in France, though you could not keep out their unmarried ones . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Anthony Trollope And thus, very greatly to the dismay of Mrs. Bolton, suddenly there came to be no reason why they should not be married almost at once. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins First, his kind, patient Columbine died; then, after a long interval, Columbine’s only child married early; — and woe is me! — married a sad rascal, who first ill-treated and then deserted her. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Elizabeth Von Arnim They had been married nearly ten years, and he was meditating what affectionate little surprise he could prepare for her for the anniversary, when Fanny’s letter arrived at breakfast. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Edith Wharton Every one agreed that there was nothing such a clever sensitive fellow as Stanley Heuston mightn’t have made of his life if he’d married a different kind of woman. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Edith Wharton When you are married you won’t need me. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Ford Madox Ford And it was all very well to regard him as merely a country squire married to a Transatlantic nobody and so out of it. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Jane Austen Well, I was so frightened I did not know what to do, for my uncle was to give me away; and if we were beyond the hour, we could not be married all day. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

George Gissing What would have been thought twenty years ago of a proposal to make all married women independent of their husbands in money matters? All sorts of absurd dangers were foreseen, no doubt. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope If Hess is to be married at all she would especially wish that her husband should be a religious man. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy But the week after you married her and were separated from her, off you rush to make love to me — not first to me either, for you went to several places —’ ‘No, not several places. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

I should have expected to see a young lady that was going to be married to the man she loved much more cheerful and hopeful about the future than Miss Nowell was. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

He had lately married a German Princess, but there were as yet no children by the marriage. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

In the days which followed too, it filled me with a great tenderness when I saw how proud she was of being a married woman. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

John Galsworthy It was not his fault that he had fallen in love a second time or married the object of his affections. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

Gertrude Stein You might be married and have a wife and son. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

She did not think that once she was a married woman Ramon would dare to interfere with her. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

She could have married many times over had she wished, and had often encouraged her ‘boys’ up to a certain point, but there she had stopped them. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Wilkie Collins I had resolved, from the first, that she should not be married in ignorance of which was the man who was disfigured by the blue face. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Wilkie Collins I told him that the vicar had married my mother’s sister, and that the two had been father and mother to me since the death of my parents. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Andrew Lang Silver plates and gold dishes You shall have, and shall be The king of the fishes, When you’re married to me. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim Your sister is married to a German princeling, whose father is aiming at being Chancellor of Germany and who is himself a prominent figure in this latest upheaval. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Anthony Trollope She never told the young vicar that Miss Monsell accompanied her ladyship’s married daughter to Framley Court expressly that he, Mark, might fall in love with her; but such was in truth the case. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

William Hazlitt Sir Toby. Peace, peace! Malvolio. There is example for’t; the lady of the Strachy married the yeoman of the wardrobe. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Here was the woman who appealed to him as no woman had ever done before, and, as the widow of Gerald Garnett, if he, Percy, married her she would bring him all the money he wanted. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

George Gissing Of course you’ll never see her again?” “Why, mother?” asked Bertha. “I’m very glad she has married Mr. Franks. I always hoped she would, and felt pretty sure of it. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Richard Burton Here, too, his great-grandfather Hashim married Salma Al-Mutadalliyah, before him espoused to Uhayhah, of the Aus tribe. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

The harm was done once for all when I let him think he’d married me. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

James Joyce It repeats itself again when he is near the grave, when his married daughter Susan, chip of the old block, is accused of adultery. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Emma. Emma Garrowby. The woman who had brought up a younger sister and when that sister moved out from under her wing married a widower with a young child. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

It came to Isabel almost simultaneously through a married college friend, who made it her business to demand either confirmation or denial. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

William Godwin These persons however, in spite of all that could be said, persisted in shutting their eyes, and pretending they took her for a married woman. Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman by William Godwin [1798]

Jonathan Swif Lord Rivers told me yesterday a piece of bad news, as a secret, that the Pretender is going to be married to the Duke of Savoy’s daughter. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

E. Phillips Oppenheim She had a very quiet time in France before I married her, shut up with a dour old lady, and she is only just beginning to realise what amusement is. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

A. E. W. Mason A fine compensation to sit in front of you knowing you had married a cripple out of pity, and that in so doing you had crippled yourself and foregone the happiness which is yours by right. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Anthony Trollope Such a clergyman, too, would be a comfortable friend, and, if a married man, might be a very dear friend. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Elizabeth Gaskell It went on for eight or ten years in this way; and then her father married again — a woman not many years older than Harriet herself. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Anthony Trollope A married woman should always think most of her husband’s family. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Andrew Lang They had been married for many years without children, so when this baby came they thought themselves the happiest couple in the whole world. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Robert Louis Stevenson You married the animal side of my nature, dear and it is on the spiritual side that I find my affinity for Jean-Marie. So much so, that, to be perfectly frank, I stand in some awe of him myself. The Treasure of Franchard by Robert Louis Stevenson

My father was in a hard-working cavalry regiment, and the early days of my mother’s married life were spent in perpetual wanderings. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Edith Wharton Moreover, when the married sisters came to stay they objected to having their children exposed to the tutor’s influence, and even implied that Paul’s society might be contaminating. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Very few of the regular patients of the practice declined to accept his services, and then only on the ground that he was not a married man. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

I am no longer Miss Chalk. I am Mrs. Everty.” So she had married Mr. Everty after all! She minced along between us in her silk gown, her hands in her ermine muff that looked made for a doll. Our First Term at Oxford by Ellen Wood [1873]

George Gissing Curiously, she only followed a family precedent in risking an elopement; her mother—though Mary did not know it—had married in the same way. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Elizabeth Von Arnim She had an aunt who married a clergyman, and he wore cassocks too, and on Fridays and in Lent would hardly eat a thing, and then was so cross nobody could stay in the same room. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Elizabeth Gaskell Sylvia would not be married any sooner; she said that she must stay there till the very last; and had said it with such determination that Philip had desisted from all urgency at once. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

She is married now to a rich man, and to a good man, as good men go, and she has a family, and she is highly esteemed. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

F. Scott Fitzgerald When Uncle Robert married her she didn’t have a penny. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

George Gissing The idea of my being married just yet! Of course I shall be married some day, you know, Helen; that I have very firmly decided in my own mind. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

A married man looks comfortable and settled: he looks finished, if you understand me, and a bachelor looks unsettled and funny, and he always wants to be running round seeing things. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

If it is miserable to care for any one who is indifferent, it would be a thousand times more miserable to be married to that person. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch So you ain’t married yet? Lord! I don’t wonder they fight shy of you; you’d be a handful, my vixen, for any man to tame. The Disenchantment of ’Lizabeth by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

I promised myself to search out the antecedents of the minister when I got to Durban, for I had a married cousin there, who might know something of his doings. Prester John by John Buchan

Jane Austen But you know married women have never much time for writing. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

Bronislaw Malinowski Among the natives of Central Australia (probably of the Arunta nation) a married woman “may speak to any but the young men. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Time will soon blunt the sharpness of your memory, and when you’re married you’ll ——” “But I’m never going to marry,” interrupted Beatrice quickly. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Sir Walter Scott I was young then, sir, and newly married to Bailie Mac-Candlish, that’s dead and gone (a sigh); and muckle fun I’ve had wi’ the Supervisor. He was a daft dog. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Hey, Farmer! I wish I was a married man and had a girl good enough for that naked young hero. I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

Jack London Took all her family and the preacher that’d married us to convince me. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

George Gissing However, Barbara’s going to be married in a week; she’ll be one out of the way. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Anthony Trollope Mr Peacocke had gone to America, and Mrs Peacocke was going up to London to be married once more to her own husband — and the Doctor and Mr Puddicombe were both going to marry them. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Balzac’s mother, who was married at eighteen, was a Parisian by birth. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Four years after the death of his first wife he married again. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

George Gissing I should be shamed if I married you. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Yes, if possible he must find out where Jean had been married to Paul Wensworthy. The next morning he began his enquiries. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Wilkie Collins I long to see the last of Windygates. As for being married there, I have made it a condition that I am not to be married in Scotland at all. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

George Elio It’s a thousand pities as he married i’ that way — a fine man like him, as might ha’ had the pick o’ the county, an’ had his grandchildren about him now. Mr. Gilfil’s Love Story by George Elio

Anthony Trollope I’ve known men who had married their grandmothers. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Jonathan Swif No wonder she married when she was so ill at containing. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

The wrong you have done me lies in the fact that you married me, while your heart was still given to another. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Guy de Maupassan Every day they tried some new trick or desperate attempt to bring back to their hearts the uncooled ardor of their first days of married life. Indiscretion by Guy de Maupassan

Andrew Lang The young man married the Porcelain Maiden, and had a splendid wedding-feast. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope But then she did not believe that free conversation was within the capacity of Mr. Barry. It would never come, though she might be married to him for twenty years. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Thomas Hardy He says we can be married in a day or two. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

H. Rider Haggard If he ain’t married to her, he won’t marry her now, I’ll go bail. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Thomas Love Peacock However, she is going to be married to my friend Mr Foster, the philosopher. Headlong Hall by Thomas Love Peacock

She’s married to Benton Sharp, a coyote and a murderer. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Anthony Trollope Fanny Heisse, who was to be married to the Augsburg lawyer, had long been accustomed to talk to young men, to one young man after another, so that young men had come to be almost nothing to her. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Virginia Woolf She beheld herself the champion of married love in its purity and supremacy; what her niece stood for she was quite unable to say, but she was filled with the gravest suspicions. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

You married men are mere sieves. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

We were to have been married after I had drawn for a soldier. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Thomas Hardy I would have married you, as you know well enough, at the proper time. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Henry James You know Mr. Osmond married my dearest friend. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Jack London Yet if I married I should not dare to have any. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Like most women in this part of the world, she is married to a man old enough to be her father, or even grandfather, being even more than double her age. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

Anthony Trollope As is so often the case, she had married the very worst of those who sought her hand. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle You say that you are engaged to be married to Miss McIntyre?” “Of course I am. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Anthony Trollope But married or not married, such attention as you paid to her was improper. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Theodore Dreiser She had vaguely hoped that in planning to go away she was bringing about a condition under which Lester might have come after her and married her. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Andrew Lang In the little company present, it should be added, was a lady, Mrs. Cockburn, who had considerable reason to think of her young married daughter, then at a place about fifty miles away. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Henry Fielding When a man is married he is settled in fact, and then he is not removable. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

George Gissing Concerning Jane he asked many questions; then the conversation turned once more to Sidney Kirkwood. ‘I wish he’d married his old sweetheart,’ observed Joseph, watching the other’s face. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Theodore Dreiser He really did not carry himself like a married man. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Sinclair Lewis He might have married Stella then. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

E. Phillips Oppenheim She is married to a dear, good fellow who has gone abroad to work hard and try to make money for her. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

George Gissing I wish to tell you that I have accepted an offer from Mr. Lacour—that I am going to be married to him. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

George Gissing A couple of years ago something like an intimacy had sprung up between her and Bessie Jones (since married and become Bessie Byass), seemingly on the principle of contrast in association. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Anthony Trollope She will not be expected to give up any part of her small income, as she must have done had Lily married a poor man. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing I, for one, don’t want a respectable, plodding, money-saving married life. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Wilkie Collins Our married pair live now on the paternal estate in Ireland; and Miss Jillgall reigns queen of domestic affairs. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

She had made up her mind that if ever she married her husband must be rich enough to be above the petty struggles of household economy, the cheese parings of a limited income. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

If I am married first, he shall dance at my wedding: if he is married first, I shall dance at his. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

No sooner was he married than he was a widower; in the course of eighteen years no less than nine bereavements had befallen the chieftain. Novels by Eminent Hands by William Makepeace Thackeray [1847]

Anthony Trollope The beef and pudding of married life are then in store for him; — or perhaps only the bread of cheese. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope They had been married somewhat over ten years when he died, and she was left with two surviving daughters, the eldest and the youngest of the children she had borne. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Then, with them both being of age, they would be married immediately after. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

Anthony Trollope When Bell is married I shall consider it a partnership, and I shan’t do what I’m told any longer. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Jane Austen He is to be married very soon — a good-for-nothing fellow! I have no patience with him. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

We had been married less than six months and one night were dining out at a fashionable restaurant. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

D. H. Lawrence Her mother had married a German merchant and gone away. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

John Galsworthy He caught the words: “You are not married to him!” “What’s that got to do with it? He’s given you everything you want. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Colonel Innes imagined himself married four years. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Anthony Trollope While things were thus the Earl married again — the penniless daughter of a noble house — a woman not young, for she was forty when he married her, but more than twenty years his junior. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Margaret Oliphant We all know the arguments in favour of a married clergy, but those on the other side of the question it is the fashion to ignore. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]