Pardon me, my dear," he said with affected solemnity, "for mentioning these disagreeable particulars, the natural though regrettable incidents of a conjugal
quarrel-- resulting, doubtless, from the luckless wife's insubordination.
Admitting that I ran a risk in going back to Miserrimus Dexter, should I not have been equally rash, in another way, if I had returned, uninvited, to a husband who had declared that our conjugal
happiness was impossible, and that our married life was at an end?
From the earliest days of their marriage Celestine, feeling herself beloved and admired by her husband, treated him without ceremony; she put herself above conjugal
laws and the rules of private courtesy by expecting love to pardon all her little wrong-doings; and, as she never in any way corrected herself, she was always in the ascendant.
Vanborough tried to clear the conjugal
horizon b y a smile.
Don't be a goose, Gilbert," was Anne's conjugal
it is something, however, to have made him see that they are not fit subjects for a conjugal
Who on earth but Poirot would have thought of a trial for murder as a restorer of conjugal
The conjugal part of me immediately answered--Madame Fosco.
I stand here on a supreme moral elevation, and I loftily assert her accurate performance of her conjugal duties.
Mr Verloc, in a soft and conjugal tone, was now expressing his firm belief that there were yet a good few years of quiet life before them both.
An instinct of prudence born of fear, the excessive fear of being approached and touched by that man, induced her to nod at him slightly (from the height of two steps), with a stir of the lips which the conjugal optimism of Mr Verloc took for a wan and uncertain smile.
Perhaps because her appearance was not of a commercial cast, or perhaps because it occurred to him that his having taken her to wife might expose his judgment to doubt in the minds of customers, Mr Flintwinch laid his commands upon her that she should hold her peace on the subject of her conjugal
relations, and should no longer call him Jeremiah out of the domestic trio.
Tulliver had been a susceptible man in his conjugal
relation, he might have supposed that she drew out the key to aid her imagination in anticipating the moment when he would be in a state to justify the production of the best Holland sheets.
excuse me I have forgotten your surname," he bowed politely to Razumihin) "insulted me by misrepresenting the idea I expressed to you in a private conversation, drinking coffee, that is, that marriage with a poor girl who has had experience of trouble is more advantageous from the conjugal
point of view than with one who has lived in luxury, since it is more profitable for the moral character.
love no longer drew them to their husbands, many engaged in extramarital affairs and ultimately divorced.