The Marriage Guide for Young Men: A Manual of Courtship and Marriage

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The author, 1883 - Marriage - 338 pages
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Page 325 - Blessed art thou, O Lord our God, King of the universe, who hast created the fruit of the vine...
Page 333 - Blessed art thou, O Lord, our God, king of the universe, who hast sanctified us with thy commandments, and commanded us to cleanse our hands...
Page 328 - ... men who had been married to only one woman, that she might not knock against it with her foot, which would have been an evil omen. Before she entered the house, she wound wool around the door-posts of her new residence, and anointed them with lard (adeps suillus'} or wo2fs fat (adeps lupinus}. The husband received her with fire and water, which the woman had to touch.
Page 333 - Behold thou art betrothed unto me with this ring, according to the rites of Moses and Israel.
Page 17 - tis a consummation Devoutly to be wished! To marry; — to live in peace; — Perchance in war; — ay, there's the rub; For in the marriage state what ills may come, When we have shuffled off our liberty, Must give us pause. There's the respect That makes us dread the bonds of wedlock; For who could bear the noise of scolding wives, The fits of spleen, th...
Page 327 - On the wedding-day, which in the early times was never fixed upon without consulting the auspices, the bride was dressed in a long white robe with a purple fringe, or adorned with ribands. This dress was called tunica recta...
Page 41 - All her joys converted into sorrows ! Blasted be that fiend in human shape who does this wicked deed ! Hurled — ay, even hunted — from society! Scorned by man, spurned by woman! Uncheered by one ray of love.
Page 267 - Fees. law stamps the following fees, viz. : On filing a bill of sale ... ... ... 2s. On filing the affidavit of execution of a bill of sale ... ... ... ... 2s. On the affidavit used for the purpose of re-registering a bill of sale (to include...
Page 229 - Nevertheless, it must be admitted that there are difficulties in the way of absolute accuracy.
Page 306 - A wife may now obtain a divorce on the ground of the husband's incestuous adultery; or of his bigamy with adultery; or of rape; or of sodomy; or of adultery coupled with gross cruelty; or of adultery coupled with desertion without reasonable excuse for two years.

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