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A modest and virtuous bride.‘on the big day the blushing bride looked absolutely stunning’
- ‘Boxes of dainty shoes fit for Cinderella were stacked in the corner, with every kind of head-dress and veil just waiting for the right blushing bride.’
- ‘The blushing bride looked picturesque and beyond anything we might have imagined.’
- ‘Unlike other blushing brides, the blonde model has had a considerable amount of practice wearing wedding gowns.’
- ‘James arrived at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York dressed in white, head-to-toe, like a blushing bride.’
- ‘At the couple's wedding, the blushing bride will say "I do" to a lifetime of publicity.’
- ‘The blushing bride is a graduate of Wilberforce University.’
- ‘A delivery truck carried extra special cargo when it pulled up outside a York church on Saturday - a blushing bride.’
- ‘That sweet little blushing bride was no virgin.’
- ‘The blushing bride has waited almost a lifetime to find the man of her dreams.’
- ‘The blushing bride shunned a traditional wedding car in favour of a converted Cold War fighter plane.’
- ‘The family run-around has outshone the flashy roller as the car blushing brides are most likely to ride to church in on their big day.’
- ‘The blushing bride has her own business as a wedding planner.’
- ‘It's been nine months since I have seen the lovely Rachel, whom I last saw as a blushing bride in August.’
- ‘Hannah will never be the blushing bride; never have children of her own.’
- ‘Kim walked first, followed by Aria, then Elizabeth, and then the blushing bride, holding on to the arm of her father.’
- ‘Henry has been doing this young woman's hair for years as she grew from a teen at her Prom, into a recent blushing bride.’
- ‘It seemed to me that that for one who intended to be a blushing bride in under two weeks she was mysteriously silent on the subject of her betrothed.’
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