Painted Meadows

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George H. Doran, 1920 - 320 pages
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Page 269 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Page 2 - When daisies pied and violets blue And lady-smocks all silver-white And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men ; for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo...
Page 270 - N., to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth.
Page 269 - Wilt thou have this Woman to thy wedded wife, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour, and keep her in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all others, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?
Page 9 - He took off his coat and hung it on the back of a chair...
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Page 38 - She asked him where he was going and what he was going to do. He dare not repeat the story that he was a stone-mason — the woman knew he was some sort of a superior being, and his answer that he was going out west to make his fortune was met by the Irish-like response, " And may the Holy Mother grant that ye find it.
Page 131 - Our good evenings were said pleasantly and I asked her what she was doing there and she said she was shaving shingles for Alvin for twenty cents a bunch to get her some clothes.
Page 13 - Emily, and that she was the only woman in the world for him. And he would be free.
Page 174 - This was carrying the war into the enemy's country with a vengeance and Sallie May was not prepared for it.

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