By representing himself as a single man he acquired complete influence over her, and he gave her to understand that in the event of her obtaining a divorce from her husband he would marry her.
My sister, running away from her husband with another man and now threatening, in the hearing of the servants, to kill him, unless he gave her a divorce, disgusted me with its cheap vulgarity.
And if you feel yourself in any way pledged ... pledged to the person we've spoken of ... and if there is any way ... any way in which you can fulfill your pledge ... even by her getting a divorce ... Newland, don't give her up because of me!"
On 1 January 1993, the country underwent a "velvet divorce" into its two national components, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
He immediately took it upon himself to assure them both that she had given up her idea of seeking a divorce, basing her decision on the fact that she had understood the uselessness of the proceeding; and with infinite relief they had all turned their eyes from the "unpleasantness" she had spared them.
"Had you left any other way open, I would have taken it, but you refused a divorce.
Mr. Rushworth had no difficulty in procuring a divorce; and so ended a marriage contracted under such circumstances as to make any better end the effect of good luck not to be reckoned on.
I'm a Protestant--our church does not forbid divorce in such cases."
Our legislation favours divorce--our social customs don't."
To see shriveled lemons, denotes divorce, if married, and separation, to lovers.
If she found out you were contemplating a divorce, it would kill her.
He considered divorce or separation only as remote extremes.
Probably the Catholic church has abolished divorce for the simple reason that it had come to the conclusion, there was as little help for adultery as for death.