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ELOPEMENT. This term is used to denote the departure of a married woman from her husband, and dwelling with an adulterer.
     2. While the wife resides with her husband, and cohabits with him, however exceptionable her conduct may be, yet he is bound to provide her with necessaries, and to pay for them; but when she elopes, the husband is no longer liable for her alimony, and is not bound to pay debts of her contracting when the separation is notorious; and whoever gives her credit under these circumstances, does so at his peril. Chit. Contr. 49; 4 Esp. R. 42; 3 Pick. R. 289; 1 Str. R. 647, 706; 6 T. R. 603; 11 John. R. 281; 12 John. R. 293; Bull. N. P. 135; Stark. Ev. part 4, p. 699.

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BEIRUT: A Lebanese man who reportedly kidnapped his young niece was arrested Wednesday, a day after a video emerged in which the 14-year-old said she had willingly eloped and had been in a relationship with her aunt's husband for over a year.
Abdul Hakim, a resident of Adauli village in Bulandshahr district, had eloped with his neighbour Mahvish in 2010, earning the wrath of her parents owing to the disparity in their social position.
From age 4 to 7, 46 percent of children with ASD eloped, which is four times the rate of unaffected siblings.
If Adam did so, post-revolution Egypt would have been saved from the curse inflicted upon it by the two Coptic women who eloped.
Taking her clan by surprise Liah Saeed al-Naeti, 20, dumped her Jewish groom Haroun Salem from the northern governorate of Sadah a week after their marriage on June 30 and eloped with Abdel-Rahman al-Huthaifi, a Muslim with whom she was in love but the family rejected him on religious grounds.
All told, 43% of the psychiatric patients who eloped were in the interior of the emergency department.
But to make the union legal in the eyes of the state of California - because Donna wasn't technically divorced yet when she eloped to Vegas with Dan - they had to get married here.
Rebecca Schroeter was a lady of fashion in Georgian England with few prospects for romance until she fell in love with her music master and eloped with him to London, becoming a part of the big city musical world and meeting London's leading politicians and bluestockings.
Dave "Shaw" Palmer has eloped with his sweetheart Jill Mathers and tied the knot in late April.
To the horror of their families in Ireland, they eloped in 1778 by escaping across the Irish Sea and settling in Llangollen.
THE 14-year-old girl who eloped with a Turkish barman has agreed to return to the UK, the Foreign Office said yesterday.
A FATHER was today making plans to bring his teenage daughter back to the UK after she eloped with a Turkish barman.