What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
absent accused can show adultery age of consent authorized bed and board bigamy bride and groom brother certificate consanguinity consent of parents contract contrary to law conviction county clerk court cousins crime declared decree dissolved divorce eighteen exceeding $500 father female fined not exceeding Forbidden Marriages forfeit former husband gospel guilty of bigamy guilty party husband and wife husband or wife imprisonment not exceeding imprisonment not less incest innocent party issuing a license judge justice Kentucky legal consent legislation legitimate marriage and divorce marriage license Massachusetts matrimonial ment Miscegenation misdemeanor mother mulatto negro officer omnibus clauses parent or guardian penalty perform the ceremony persons in marriage polygamy probate prohibited punishable by imprisonment record religious society riage second marriage sister six months solemnize marriage South Carolina statute Territory tion unless the accused Virginia void Washington Territory wedding West Virginia white person widow wife living witnesses woman
Page 277 - A person who by force, menace, or duress compels a woman against her will to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, is punishable by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than ten years, or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by both.
Page 285 - A person of pure white blood who intermarries with any negro, or person having a distinct and visible admixture of African blood, and any negro or person having a distinct and visible admixture of African blood who intermarries with any person of pure white blood, shall be fined not more than $100, or imprisoned not more than three months, or both.
Page 277 - takes or detains a woman unlawfully against her will, with the intent to compel her by force, menace, or duress to marry him, or to marry any other person, or to be defiled, is guilty of abduction, and punishable by imprisonment for not more than
Page 263 - NEVADA. Every person who shall take any woman unlawfully, against her will, and by force, menace, or duress compel her to marry him or to marry any other person or to be defiled, on conviction shall be imprisoned not less than
Page 108 - do you take this man to be your wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do
Page 265 - In the solemnization of marriage no particular form shall be required, except that the parties shall declare in the presence of the judge, minister, or magistrate, and the attending witnesses, that they take each other as husband and wife ; and in every case there shall be at least two witnesses present
Page 220 - between parents and children, including grandparents and grandchildren of every degree, between brothers and sisters of the half as well as of the whole blood, and between uncles and nieces, aunts and nephews, and between cousins of the first degree, are declared to be incestuous and void.
Page 62 - Othello, speak :— Did you, by indirect and forced courses, Subdue and poison this young maid's affections? Or came it by request, and such fair question As soul to soul affordeth
Page 99 - What a delicious breath marriage sends forth ; The violet bed 's not sweeter. Honest wedlock Is like a banqueting house, built in a garden, On which the Spring's chaste flowers take delight To cast their modest odors. MIDDLETON.
Page 297 - Bigamy.—Whoever, being married, and whose husband or wife has not remained continually for seven years beyond the sea, or continually absented himself or herself the one from the other for the space of seven years together, the one of them not knowing the other to be living within that time, or who were not married before the age of consent, or