I saw that the bride within the bridal
dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes.
Dolly Winthrop walked behind with her husband; and there ended the little bridal
To proceed: as soon as Luscinda saw me she said, 'Cardenio, I am in my bridal
dress, and the treacherous Don Fernando and my covetous father are waiting for me in the hall with the other witnesses, who shall be the witnesses of my death before they witness my betrothal.
pair went from their own house to the mayor's office, and from the mayor's office to the church in an open caleche, a magnificent vehicle for Alencon, which du Bousquier had sent for secretly to Paris.
As soon as the bridal
party came in sight of La Reserve, M.
Some one of us is even now hoping and praying that he may marry Penelope, but when he has seen this bow and tried it, let him woo and make bridal
offerings to some other woman, and let Penelope marry whoever makes her the best offer and whose lot it is to win her.
By some accident the bridegroom was a little less punctual than the widow and her bridal
attendants; with whose arrival, after this tedious, but necessary preface, the action of our tale may be said to commence.
A day of deliverance, notwithstanding, was at hand, which to me seemed like the bridal
of a girl dying to rush into the dissipations of society.
She looked well, dressed in white, her face and her attire shining in morning and bridal
adornments, it is true, at first caused some little dismay, having painted and anointed herself for the occasion according to the Chinook toilet; by dint, however, of copious ablutions, she was freed from all adventitious tint and fragrance, and entered into the nuptial state, the cleanest princess that had ever been known, of the somewhat unctuous tribe of the Chinooks.
I SAW thee on thy bridal
day - When a burning blush came o'er thee, Though happiness around thee lay, The world all love before thee:
Thus chance determined that all should be dull and grave around the bridal
pair; nothing reflected, outwardly, the happiness that reigned within their hearts.
Manson Mingott's, where the wedding-breakfast was to take place, and so were the travelling clothes into which he was to change; and a private compartment had been engaged in the train that was to carry the young couple to their unknown destination--concealment of the spot in which the bridal
night was to be spent being one of the most sacred taboos of the prehistoric ritual.
stupefied, petrified, and as though asphyxiated in the presence of the incommensurable tirades which welled up every instant from all parts of his bridal
By-and-by Celia would come in her quality of bridesmaid as well as sister, and through the next weeks there would be wedding visits received and given; all in continuance of that transitional life understood to correspond with the excitement of bridal
felicity, and keeping up the sense of busy ineffectiveness, as of a dream which the dreamer begins to suspect.