Despite all that solicitude for the privacy of would-be spouses, the prohibition on incestuous marriages stands.
Not that the integrity of the independent directors is at issue in the Smurfit case but simply the incestuous nature of the markets which tends to favour the big money.
He claimed that the marriage was incestuous and illegal, as Catherine had been married to his dead brother, Arthur.
The incestuous marriage between Oedipus and Jocasta, a fruitful symbiotic union, had continued for seventeen years when the play Oedipus Rex begins.
Here, the incestuous relationship between high public office and big business is so obvious that it discredits official politics.
How did those incestuous acts and their interpretation function in relationship to other ideas about the family, gender, sexuality, and the social order?
A small tight knit crowd, almost incestuous in its relationships, giving rise to complex situations which seem to skitter out of control.
I have mentioned the incestuous relationships between car manufacturers the world over, and the Suzuki-Nissan is typical of what is happening.
But the brass business is what might be termed incestuous and it isn't rare for one of the ‘majors’ to make brass for another.
Wotan's lawful wife, Fricka, forbids this - she is outraged by disobedience to proper marriage vows and she demands the death of the incestuous twins.