He Fell in Love with His Wife

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Dodd, Mead, 1886 - Farmers - 333 pages
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A farmer whose wife has died, tries to find a good housekeeper. After hiring several unsatisfactory housekeepers, the farmer decides to marry a young applicant who seems promising and then falls in love with her.

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Page 188 - By the act of joining hands you take upon yourselves the relation of husband and wife, and solemnly promise and engage, in the presence of these witnesses, to love, honor, comfort, and cherish each other as such, so long as you both shall live ; therefore, in accordance with the laws of the State of •, I do hereby pronounce you husband and wife.
Page 27 - ll soon be plowing and planting time," he thought. " I guess I can stand her — at least I can try it for three months. I'd like to turn a few more furrows on the old place," and his face softened and grew wistful as he looked at the bare, frost-bound fields.

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