Ma'ame Pelagie," they called her, though she was unmarried
, as was her sister Pauline, a child in Ma'ame Pelagie's eyes; a child of thirty-five.
Ona had an idea that her "forelady" did not like to have her girls marry--perhaps because she was old and ugly and unmarried
Being, however, subsequently informed that Sir Arthur Kennedy was unmarried
and that there must be some mistake, a telegraphic repetition was at once demanded.
But between us, I am convinced there never can be any likeness, except in being unmarried
Providence has blessed my endeavours to secure a competency; and as I am unmarried
and childless, I wish to adopt her during my life, and bequeath her at my death whatever I may have to leave.
If, on the other hand, he is unmarried
at the time of my death, or if he is a widower -- in either of those cases, I make it a condition of his receiving the legacy, that he shall be married within the period of -- "
Taking that part of the Commons which happened to be nearest to us - for our man was unmarried
by this time, and we were out of Court, and strolling past the Prerogative Office - I submitted that I thought the Prerogative Office rather a queerly managed institution.
For it was the saying among men, that it was better that she should remain unmarried
, and all should look on her, than that she should pass from their sight into the house of a husband; since they held that her beauty was given to be a joy to all, like the beauty of the dawn and of the evening.
But, even from Agatha, Jane commanded more respect than before, having changed from an overgrown girl into a fine woman, and made a brilliant match in her first season, whilst many of her pretty, proud, and clever contemporaries, whom she had envied at school, were still unmarried
, and were having their homes made uncomfortable by parents anxious to get rid of the burthen of supporting them, and to profit in purse or position by their marriages.
But for that," said Sancho, "the squire must be unmarried
, and must know, at any rate, how to help at mass, and if that be so, woe is me, for I am married already and I don't know the first letter of the A B C.
This state of uncertain expectation is pleasing to unmarried
women as long as they feel themselves young, and in a position to choose a husband.
They were together a great deal as they were the only unmarried
couple in the little company.