Remedying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 85 pages
Use in Literature RemarryingIt was only when the landlord at Water Gap told me that Sarah had remarried, and was wedded to a worthless, drunken husband, that I conceived the plan of removing the boy from such associations.ndash;L.A. Abbott in Seven Wives and Seven Prisons.Moreover, he was strongly opposed to divorce, and Carl had heard him argue that a divorced person should not be permitted to remarry.ndash;Horatio Alger in Driven From Home.His widow remarried and came over later.ndash;Azel Ames in The Mayflower and Her Log, vol 4.Like many widows, she came to the unwise decision of remarrying.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Celibates.Some years afterward, he being free, met her again, fell in love with her for the second time and remarried her.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Vendetta.This misadventure, which occupied her mind for two years, was the original cause of her not remarrying.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Marriage Contract (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).With Widow Ducrot he agreed that Claire was still too young to marry, and to himself kept the fact that to remarry he was in no haste.ndash;Richard Harding Davis in Billy and the Big Stick.Started in business again with a small capital, remarried, and ended his days ahead of the game.ndash;Irwin L. Gordon in Who Was Who: 5000 B.C. to Date.Then why did not Petra remarry? She could have got a man in spite of the handicap of two small children, for Petra herself was still a young girl.ndash;Knut Hamsun in Look Back on Happiness (tr Paula Wiking).But I shall never inform against her! And it is evidently a prick of conscience in her that has led her to urge me to get a divorce, that she may remarry this man legally.ndash;Thomas Hardy in Jude the Obscure.

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