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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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Knightley reprimands Emma at Box Hill, Austen correspondingly chastises the reader for laughing at Miss Bates, indicating that even pathetic spinsters deserve respect.
Spinster addresses these questions through a lively mixture of memoir and biography.
They are afraid to remain spinsters for the rest of their lives or to reach a certain age without getting married.
On Arrars, the Spinsters are chosen to work the looms that weave food and weather--even lives--at Manipulation Services.
5 million spinsters happy will be the topic of discussion at an evening lecture program scheduled to be held at Al-Kauther Mosque in Nuzla district on Friday.
SALALAH: A rise in the number spinsters is becoming a cause of concern for the Omani society.
Yomna Mokhtar, a 27-year-old journalist and creator of the "Spinsters for Change" Facebook group, agreed that most stereotypes of spinsters are negative.
Let's dream a dream that they'll be known as fabulous Freemales rather than sad spinsters.
Byline: The number of spinsters in Saudi Arabia has reached 180,413, according to a demographic survey conducted in 2007.
4] Yopie Prins importantly acknowledges the historical agency of elective spinsters when she suggests that "the generation of unmarried middle-class women that came of age in the 1870's and 1880's played an important role in the transition from mid-Victorian maid to fin-de-siecle New Woman; during the last three decades of the century, single women were beginning to redefine familial relations and conventional domesticity" (46).
Salma Hayek plays Martha, and Jared Leto is Ray in writer-director Todd Robinson's tale of the notorious Lonely Hearts Killers, who preyed on war widows and spinsters, and the detectives (John Travolta and James Gandolfini) who tracked them.
To answer Boris, might we end up with a nation of Bridget Jones-type spinsters with no men to match them?