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    'Cause grace and virtue are within
    Prohibited degrees of kin;
    And therefore no true saint allows,
    They shall be suffer'd to espouse.

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I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell
Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell.

I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell
Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell.

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A woman needs a stronger head than her own for counsel--she
should marry.
[Sp., Una muger no tiene.
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A woman needs a stronger head than her own for counsel--she
should marry.
[Sp., Una muger no tiene.
Valor para el consejo, y la conviene Casarse.]

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House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent
wife is from the Lord.

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent
wife is from the Lord.

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No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,
Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
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No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,
Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
Each season looked delightful as it past,
To the fond husband and the faithful wife.

by James Beattie Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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For years [my wedding ring] has done its job. It has led me not
into temptation. It has reminded read more

For years [my wedding ring] has done its job. It has led me not
into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at
parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of
relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the
maternity ward.

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To love, cherish, and to obey.

To love, cherish, and to obey.

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I know you've been married to the same woman for 69 years. That
is marvelous. It must be very read more

I know you've been married to the same woman for 69 years. That
is marvelous. It must be very inexpensive.

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He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the
celibate amongst the inferior states read more

He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the
celibate amongst the inferior states of perfection.

by Robert Boyle Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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There was no great disparity of years,
Though much in temper; but they never clash'd,
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There was no great disparity of years,
Though much in temper; but they never clash'd,
They moved like stars united in their spheres,
Or like the Rhone by Leman's waters wash'd,
Where mingled and yet separate appears
The river from the lake, all bluely dash'd
Through the serene and placid glassy deep,
Which fain would lull its river-child to sleep.

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