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Elopement

Carker, James
with Dombey’s wife. [Br. Lit.: Dombey and Son]
Leonora
with Alvaro, rejected as suitor by her father. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, La Forza del Destino, Westerman, 315–317]
Little Emily
with Steerforth, although engaged to Ham. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfield]
Madeline
with Porphyro, who appears in dream. [Br. Lit.: “The Eve of St. Agnes” in Magill I, 263–264]
Wardle, Rachel
elopes with the imposter Alfred Jingle. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
References in classic literature ?
From various conversations, at odds and ends of spare time, I discovered that Doctor Dulcifer had begun life as a footman in a gentleman's family; that his young mistress had eloped with him, taking away with her every article of value that was her own personal property, in the shape of jewelry and dresses; that they had lived upon the sale of these things for some time; and that the husband, when the wife's means were exhausted, had turned strolling-player for a year or two.
Kenwigs and Susan, yesterday was a week she eloped with a half-pay captain
Eloped with a half-pay captain,' repeated Mr Lillyvick, 'basely and falsely eloped with a half-pay captain.
Huntingdon's death Lady Lowborough eloped with another gallant to the Continent, where, having lived a while in reckless gaiety and dissipation, they quarrelled and parted.
In his youth, it was said, he had eloped with a married woman of high rank; the escapade was scarcely startling in his social world, but it had clung to men's minds because of an additional tragedy: the alleged suicide of the insulted husband, who appeared to have flung himself over a precipice in Sicily.
But, as the law hath foolishly omitted this office of vice-husband, or guardian to an eloped lady, and as malice is apt to denominate him by a more disagreeable appellation, it was concluded that his lordship should perform all such kind offices to the lady in secret, and without publickly assuming the character of her protector.
As soon as it was recognised and carried home, the faithful valet, true to his master's creed, eloped with all the cash and movables he could lay his hands on, and started as a finished gentleman upon his own account.
Ogg's that Miss Tulliver was come back; she had not, then, eloped in order to be married to Mr.
THE Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned top police officers of Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh where a ' khap' panchayat allegedly ordered two Dalit girls to be raped after their brother eloped with a Jat girl of a higher caste.
Patna: A bride eloped with her boyfriend on the day of her wedding in Bihar, forcing the groom to return home empty-handed.
But after the bride's mother died, her father and brothers demanded another [euro]1,200 before deciding she ELOPED should wed a cousin.
by Habib Rahman Sherzai on 20 April, 2014 - 12:44 PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A young woman has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen after she eloped in northern Baghlan province, an official said Sunday.