childless wife

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  • You will think that a childless wife like myself cannot know this. Cited from Watersprings, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • You know she had taken it into her head that she, a childless wife, had no right to be here. Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • How shall a man describe what passed in the mind of a childless wife, with a motherless boy in her arms! Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • Protection for a childless wife might be limited to an amount equal to two years of the husband's salary. Cited from The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book, by Various
  • The childless wife cuts off the little finger of each and takes them one by one into the forest, where they are brought up. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vo1. 13, Tr. by Burton
  • To the childless wife, he was child, husband, and lover. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864, by Various
  • Adrienne, on the contrary, was the wife, and the childless wife soon took another name: the friend. Cited from His Excellency the Minister, by Jules Claretie
  • And thus she, poor, unloved and childless wife, was delighted with the son that she thought had dropped from heaven into her arms. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • In Mrs. Allan he found all the affection a childless wife could bestow. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V1[Raven Edition]
  • Boys are preferred to girls, but both are highly valued, and a childless wife may be divorced. Cited from Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, by Isabella L. Bird
  • Some three months later he died of Smallpox in Strasbourg leaving his childless wife a widow at the age of twenty two.
  • One evening at the theatre a woman, a friend of Sue's and the childless wife of a business friend of his own, sat beside him. Cited from Windy McPherson's Son, by Sherwood Anderson
  • The bat then conducts them to their father's house, where he asks lodgings and is refused by the childless wife. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vo1. 13, Tr. by Burton
  • The adultery of a childless wife may be forgiven or explained; but that of a mother, never! Cited from Baron Trigault's Vengeance, by Emile Gaboriau
  • He had come as a boy to his mother wanting to talk of himself and she had wept at the thought of the childless wife and had told him how to set about making her happy. Cited from Windy McPherson's Son, by Sherwood Anderson
  • The percentage of childless wives in the American stock is steadily increasing. Cited from Applied Eugenics, by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
  • We have, in our down-to-date-ism, come to be a nation of childless wives and homeless husbands. Cited from Their Yesterdays, by Harold Bell Wright
  • The childless wife is torn in pieces by being dragged at the tail of a wild horse, and the bat, having been dressed in silver and gold, is sent back to his tree. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vo1. 13, Tr. by Burton
  • Rarely did I pass here without seeing two or three childless wives on their knees, praying to the goddess to remove from them the sin of barrenness. Cited from An Australian in China, by George Ernest Morrison
  • It forecasts a mighty dilemma which the whole world of civilization, despite its will, must one time frankly face: the unhusbanded mother or the childless wife. Cited from Darkwater, by W. E. B. Du Bois
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