It differed from the formless marriage in the absence (1) of affectio maritalis, and therefore (2) of full conjugal rights.
It might be supposed that conjugal fidelity must suffer from such a custom.
Sometimes, again, the relationship is of a conjugal character.
He was passionately attached to his wife and children; and, while his friend Beccadelli signed the licentious verses of Hermaphroditus, his own Muse celebrated in liberal but loyal strains the pleasures of conjugal affection, the charm of infancy and the sorrows of a husband and a father in the loss of those he loved.
Improvement of the world) and regulating certain questions as to conjugal rights.
It used to be held that in her conjugal relations she was more sinned against than sinning.
The course of the Father Confessor's arguments ran as follows: Ignorant of the import of what you were undertaking, you made a vow of conjugal fidelity to a man who on his part, by entering the married state without faith in the religious significance of marriage, committed an act of sacrilege.
They are monogamous, and their conjugal fidelity contrasts strongly with the vicious habits of the Sinhalese.
This beautiful story of conjugal devotion forms the subject of the Alcestis of Euripides, which furnished the basis of Robert Browning's Balaustion's Adventure.