(1) The rise over the first three years reflects increasing coverage, plus an annual 7.4% increase in numbers reaching marriageable age.(2) On the negative side, they will have a harder and harder time finding marriageable men with comparable education levels…(3) It turned out that she had arranged for him to meet a queue - literally - of marriageable young ladies; each and every one of them convinced that she would be the next Duchess.(4) The imbalance in the number of girls and boys of marriageable age is not the only cause of these social changes, and it will not persist for long.(5) Women had long hair, but marriageable girls wore their hair twisted up into large whorls on either side of their heads.(6) He was well aware of the inherited risk, but as the pool of eligible marriageable Princesses in Europe was comparatively small, he eventually agreed to the arranged match.(7) Girls became marriageable after graduation from the bush initiation school.(8) You are now going to be considered of marriageable age by those of the court.(9) When these children come of marriageable age, they're not going to find girls for marriage, and life for girls is going to be very difficult.(10) She glared at her remaining grandson of marriageable age.(11) And now the first group of the ‘only-child generation’ are reaching marriageable age.(12) Once a year, according to Herodotus, it was the Babylonian custom to assemble all the village girls of marriageable age and hold an auction.(13) While her green, gold, and red metallic body costume with its short skirt emphasizes her luxuriant sensuality, her waist beads indicate that she is marriageable and morally desirable.(14) Such a distinction reflects the importance of society's expectations about marriage, and, more importantly, about marriageable age.(15) It always seemed to me that half the teenage young woman of the community deemed themselves of marriageable age and were out looking to be courted.(16) Bright colors are usually avoided, but scarlet is popular among girls of marriageable age.
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