Definition of Love match
1. Noun. A marriage for love's sake; not an arranged marriage.
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Literary usage of Love match
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"I have done a great deal of the 'Love-Match.' Ros- setti says it's my best. I contrast it mentally with yours, which is so very much better! ..."
2. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland (1872)
"James duke of York, second son of king Charles I. and queen Henrietta Maria, made a romantic love-match with Anne Hyde, daughter of lord chancellor ..."
3. The Life of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, to the Accession of Queen Anne by Garnet Wolseley Wolseley (1894)
"It was no love-match—Sir W. Temple—-Mary's religious education— Her personal charms—She is unwilling to marry William—The marriage a serious blow to Lewis ..."
4. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1880)
"AN HISTORICAL love match. AT the Court of Henry VIII. there lived the sister of the King, a young girl of some seventeen years, and a universal favourite. ..."
5. The Token and Atlantic Souvenir: A Christmas and New Year's Present by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1840)
"... A love match. BY THE AUTHOR OF " WEALTH AND FASHION." IT is surprising how many different stages people may pass through in the course of their lives, ..."