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" I conceive that marriage, as understood in Christendom, may for this purpose be defined as the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others. "
New Commentaries on Marriage, Divorce, and Separation as to the Law ... - Page 128
by Joel Prentiss Bishop - 1891
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The Lower Canada Law Journal, Volumes 1-4

Law - 1866
...Law Rep. 1 P. & D. 127. Mormon Marriage — Polygamy. — Marriage, as understood in Christendom, is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others. A marriage contracted in a country where polygamy is lawful, between a man and a woman who proess a...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 38

Law - 1889
...supra, who iu dealing with the case of a Mormon marriage at Salt Lake City, observed (at p. 133) : " I conceive that marriage, as understood in Christendom,...man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others. There are no doubt countries peopled by a large section of the human race lu which men and women do...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 20

Hugh Barclay, I. S. H. Laidlaw - Law - 1876
...varied in different countries in its minor incidents) have some pervading identity and universal basis. I conceive that marriage, as understood in Christendom, may for this purpose be denned as the voluntary union for life, of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others."...
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Indian Criminal Law and Procedure, Including the Procedure in the High ...

India, Frank Challice Constable, Matthew Henry Starling - 1877 - 1037 pages
...Woodmansee, 35 LJNSP and M. 57, says, — " I conceive that marriage, as understood in Christendom, may be defined as the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others ; " and refused to take any notice of a marriage contracted among the Mormons, and cited as the only...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 26

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, William S. Dalton, Alonzo Blair Irvine, H. Arnold Rich, Harmel L. Pratt - Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...formed on the same basis as marriage throughout Christendom, and be in its essence Riddle v. Riddle. ' the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others.' " We are of the opinion that, notwithstanding celes3 tial or plural marriage is one of the essential...
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The Law Times, Volume 65

Law - 1878
...as to what is a polygamous marriage. Marriage, as tinderstood in Christendom, has been defined to be the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others." And so on — writing in onr opinion jerky, inconsequent, and loose. We are very glad, however, to...
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The Law of Domicil as a Branch of the Law of England: Stated in the Form of ...

Albert Venn Dicey - Domicile - 1879 - 386 pages
...other Statute applicable to the case. In this Rule and the following .Rules the term " marriage " means the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others (g). (c) J't-rtrcis v. Tondcar, 1 Hagg. Const. 136. Lautour v. Teadale, 8 Taunt. 830. Rex v. Brampton,...
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A Treatise of Marriage and Divorce: With the Practice and Procedure in ...

William Ernst Browning - Divorce - 1879 - 386 pages
...Marriage, however, as conferring the status of husband and wife recognized throughout Christendom, is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others. A marriage contracted in a country where polygamy is lawful between a man and woman who profess a faith...
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Christianity in the Modern State

Church congress - 1881
...varied in different countries in its minor incidents) have some pervading identity and universal basis. I conceive that marriage, as understood in Christendom,...and one woman, to the exclusion of all others." In a recent case Lord Justice Brett said : — t" Marriage is the fulfilment of a contract satisfied by...
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The Law Journal Reports, Volume 50, Part 3

Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...woman in a Christian country. Marriage in the contemplation of every Christian community is the union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others. No such provision is made, no such relation is created, in a country where polygamy is allowed; and...
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