Spinster


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SPINSTER. An addition given, in legal writings, to a woman who never was married. Lovel. on Wills, 269.

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'Emily, my dear,' said the spinster aunt, with a patronising air,
"She's married to whom?" cries the spinster in a nervous fury.
The remembrance of Rebecca was so vivid that their sister Aurelia's letter was something of a shock to the quiet, elderly spinsters of the brick house; for it said that Hannah could not possibly be spared for a few years yet, but that Rebecca would come as soon as she could be made ready; that the offer was most thankfully appreciated, and that the regular schooling and church privileges, as well as the influence of the Sawyer home, would doubtless be "the making of Rebecca"
When she sat down to a basketful of their stockings, every heel with a hole in it, she would fling up her arms and exclaim, "Oh dear, I am sure I sometimes think spinsters are to be envied!"
Mary Brown - Born on 21/02/1916 in Liverpool; Died on 18/04/2009 in Wythenshawe; She's listed as a spinster. Peter Brown - Born on 10/05/1944 in Bolton; Died on 20/05/2013 in Camden in London; He's listed as a single man.
"I just found out that spinster used to be reserved for women 23-26 and that after you turned 26 if you were unmarried you became a...
'The reason we made acquiring a bachelor and spinster certificates a prerequisite before moving for marriage certificate is to prevent those who are already married and for their own selfish game, want to remarry without going through the divorce process,' explains Mr.
Men: "since marriage has become an expensive concept most young men cannot afford and since women are ok with that and do not want to abandon this senselessness… so 'Khaliha Ta`nes' (which means 'let her become a spinster.')
A SPINSTER of 106 has revealed the secret of her long life is never having a boyfriend or husband.
Emma Forber is playing Agatha Christie, Christine Davies is playing the Spinster, and Kerry Fennelly is playing Margaret Rutherford.
Anne's eventual marriage has blinded most critics to the fact that she plays the role of spinster for most of the novel.
Report USA Juddmonte Spinster Stakes G1 Keeneland, 1m1f dirt, 3yo+ fillies A PAIR of Kentucky Oaks winners were upstaged at Keeneland on Sunday when Got Lucky (Todd Pletcher/Irad Ortiz) closed from the back to nab champion filly Untapable in the final stride of the Grade 1 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes, writes Nicholas Godfrey.