Wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honour and keep him, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?
In America a woman loses her independence for ever in the bonds of matrimony. While there is less constraint on girls there than anywhere else, a wife submits to stricter obligations. For the former, her father's house is a home of freedom and pleasure; for the latter, her husband's is almost a cloister.alexis de tocqueville
It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than of matrimony in them.Oliver Goldsmith
The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time.
What business have you, miss, with preference and aversion??You ought to know, that as both always wear off,'tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
There is no road to wealth so easyand respectable as that of matrimony.Anthony Trollope
"I shall expect my husband to have no pleasures but what he shares with me; and if his greatest pleasure of all is not the enjoyment of my company —- why — it will be the worse for him —- that's all.""If such are your expectations of matrimony, Esther, you must, indeed, be careful whom you marry - or rather, you must avoid it altogether"anne brontë
It seemed to be pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.Oliver Goldsmith
The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time.a. p. herbert
There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony.Anthony Trollope
Wilt thou have this woman to thy wedded wife, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour, and keep her, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?Book of Common Prayer