bridegroom's party

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  • The bridegroom's party however wished to know why the bride did not appear. Cited from Folklore of the Santal Parganas, by Cecil Henry Bompas
  • There were two companies -- the bride's party and the bridegroom's party. Cited from Folk Lore, by James Napier
  • The bridegroom's party dance in the marriage-shed and their feet are washed. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • You belong to the bridegroom's party: youve no business here until after the ceremony. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • The bridegroom's party had to expend about six hundred thousand rupees in this visit alone. Cited from Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, by William Sleeman
  • The bridegroom's party comprises from twenty to forty persons of both sexes. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • The bridegroom's party sit under the marriage-shed, and the bride with the women of her party inside the house. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • We are the bridegroom's party, and we have no business overnight at the house of the bride. Cited from After Dark, by Wilkie Collins
  • The bridegroom's party follows, and the feet of the couple are washed with milk. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • Word is sent and the bridegroom's party will bring out cooked food, which they eat with the bride's party. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • At last the bridegroom's party got tired of waiting and turned to go home in great wrath at the way in which they had been treated. Cited from Folklore of the Santal Parganas, by Cecil Henry Bompas
  • The bridegroom's party is entertained for five days. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • The bridegroom's party must catch the fan, and if they let it fall to the ground they are much laughed at for their clumsiness. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • Festivities of the women of the bridegroom's party. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • After the marriage the bride is nearly always sent home with the bridegroom's party for a few days, even though she may be a child and the consummation of the marriage impossible. Cited from Tribes and Castes, Central India -- Vol. I (of IV), by R.V. Russell
  • Sometimes the wedding lasts for eight days, and feasts are given for four days by the bridegroom's party and four days by the bride's. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • The fair daughter of a house at which I had been very intimate -- was to be married that same day, and at that same house the bridegroom's party were staying. Cited from Border and Bastille, by George A. Lawrence
  • The bridegroom's party are always driven to the wedding in bullock-carts, and when they approach the bride's village her people also come to meet them in carts. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • The bride's father is often called on to furnish a certain sum for the travelling expenses of the bridegroom's party, and if he does not send this money they do not come. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • But if he finally catches the girl, he is conducted to a dais and sits there holding a brass plate in front of him, into which the bridegroom's party drop presents. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
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