Matrimony

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MATRIMONY. See Marriage.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"The cause of morality, in our opinion, is not served by the expedient of seeking relief by a violation of one of the essential principles of the law, let the necessity that dictates it be ever so urgent; nor is it always safe to decide upon the pretensions of a Gentleman to be matrimonially connected in a family, merely upon his apparent virtues, and by the preference given to him by a thoughtless young Miss." The drama is clearly being taken as if it were a direct portrayal of life, and to be judged as such.
At Barista, matrimonially inclined couples can now be in high spirits on their way to matrimony.
How else to explain the choice of Enid Graham as the matrimonially inclined maid Dora?
No, it's "Thoroughly Modern Millie." This seemingly innocuous new tuner, about a sweet young thing trying to make it big, matrimonially speaking, in the big city, has inspired an extraordinary volume of industry tongue-wagging, with opinion ranging from rabidly pro to rabidly con and all points in between.