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The wife is likely to be young, sophisticated, smart as a whip -- often a girl who has sacrificed a promising career for marriage.
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this is not so, for education offers all kinds of dividends, including how to pull the wool over a husband's eyes while you are having an affair with his wife.
The supreme object of their lives is now fulfilled, says the wife, her husband has achieved immortality.
He is a Craig's wife who agonizes about tobacco ash on the living room rug and he is a forgetful genius who goes boating with the town baker when dignitaries from the local university have come to call.
Bertha Szold was more like Meg, the eldest March girl, who `` learned that a woman's happiest kingdom is home, her highest honor the art of ruling it, not as a queen, but a wise wife and mother ''.
It is doubtful if Morgan was able to take home much money to his wife and children, for his pay, as shown by the War Department Abstracts of early 1778 was $75 a month as a colonel, and that apt to be delayed.
As they stood at the first-class rail, waving down to his wife and Casanova below, Lewis said, `` Earl, there is Gracie's future husband ''.
He began the dialogue by having his wife announce that one does not invade people's homes without warning them that one is coming, and went on from that with the entire catalogue of his social gaucheries.
While it is easy enough to ridicule Hawkins' pronouncement in Pleas Of The Crown from a metaphysical point of view, the concept of the `` oneness '' of a married couple may reflect an abiding belief that the communion between husband and wife is such that their actions are not always to be regarded by the criminal law as if there were no marriage.
The Peace Corps should not pay the expenses of a wife or family, unless the wife is also accepted for full-time Peace Corps work on the same project.
As in choosing a wife, it is only sensible to consider also how appealing a pool is likely to be in bad weather as well as in good.
Unless you want to make your wife a pool widow and to spend a great many of your leisure hours nursing your pool's pristine purity, its care and feeding -- from pH content to filtering and vacuuming -- is best left to a weekly or bi-monthly professional service.
Of course, if your pool is close to the house, your wife can always add it to her housekeeping chores ( you hope ).
A verse familiar to all grammarians is the quatrain: `` I saw a man once beat his wife When on a drunken spree.
and frightening, as when a wife tells the police that it is funny, but her husband hasn't been home for two days and nights ''.
Old Mr. Pocket's frantic response to life imprisonment with a useless, social-climbing wife is to `` put his two hands into his disturbed hair '' and `` make an extraordinary effort to lift himself up by it '', whereas Joe Gargery endures the shrewish onslaughts of Mrs. Joe by apologetically drawing `` the back of his hand across and across his nose ''.
) Amateur linguists note here that Pursewarden, in Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, stammered when he spoke of his wife, which is hardly surprising in view of their disastrous relationship.
One thing should be clear to both husband and wife -- neither pain nor profuse bleeding has to occur when the hymen is ruptured during the first sex act.
This is a very common experience and should in no way discourage or dishearten either husband or wife.
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When William of Orange, ruler of the Dutch Republic, occupied the British throne with his wife Mary in what has become known as the Glorious Revolution, gin became vastly more popular, particularly in crude, inferior forms, where it was more likely to be flavoured with turpentine as an alternative to juniper.
Though it was rumoured at the time that the former Prime Minister had been with a prostitute, his wife stated that Fraser had no recollection of the events and that she believes it more likely that he was the victim of a practical joke by his fellow delegates.
Since the narrator ’ s wife shares his love of animals, he likely thinks of her as another pet, seeing as he distrusts and dislikes humans.
White wife / black husband marriages are twice as likely to divorce by the 10th year of marriage compared to white / white couples, while white wife / Asian husband marriages are 59 % more likely to end in divorce compared to white / white unions.
In the case of black wife / white husband marriages, divorce by the 10th year of marriage is 44 % less likely than among white / white unions.
Scholar Rudolf Simek theorizes that Sif likely originated as a compliment to Thor through his fertility associations, and that the name Sif ( Simek provides the etymology " relation by marriage ") may have originally simply meant " the wife ( of Thor )".
Though the Young King sent his wife early in 1183 to the French court, it was done most likely to keep her safe in the impending war with his brother, Richard, rather than because she was in disgrace.
More importantly Jeeves is disagreeable to the prospect of his master's matrimonial alliance, as any prospective wife would likely dethrone him as the " true master " of the Wooster household.
As inspirations for the Chronicles of Amber go, a compelling argument can be made for the 1946 novel The Dark World by Henry Kuttner ( and most likely his wife, C. L. Moore, an unusually symbiotic collaborator ).
Rudolf Simek opines that sin cannot be related to the term sindr, while this would equal a " meaningful interpretation in regard to the colour ", he theorizes that a more likely interpretation is " the pale ( night -) mare ", noting that this would fit the wife of a fire jötunn.
A likely one is that it is the combination of two names: Wood, for a Dr. Wood who was once prominent in the area, and Esther, for the wife of a railroad executive.
John Adams owned none ; George Washington freed his slaves in his will ( his wife independently held numerous dower slaves ); Thomas Jefferson freed five slaves in his will, and the remaining 130 were sold to settle his estate debts ; James Madison did not free his slaves but some were sold to pay off estate debts, and his wife and son retained most to work Montpelier plantation ; Benjamin Franklin freed his slaves ; Alexander Hamilton likely owned slaves and freed them, as he was an officer of the New York Manumission Society ; the society was founded by John Jay, who freed his domestic slaves in 1798, the same year as governor he signed a gradual abolition law in New York.
It is likely that the disease was inspired by tuberculosis ( or consumption, as it was known then ), since Poe's wife Virginia was suffering from the disease at the time the story was written.
" Although there may be some symbolism attributed to it ( i. e., long life, health and energy in the upcoming year ), this tradition may be regarded as largely pragmatic: the traditional wife, busy cooking several days ' worth of food for everyone, would likely prefer to make something simple for immediate consumption.
From this time onwards, mostly Noldor lived in Tirion, though it is likely that as well some Teleri and Vanyar lived in the city at least as part-time residents, such as Finarfin's wife, the Telerin princess Earwen.
After searching the nearby village, Mrs Wilkins is told about a young woman called Jenny Jones, servant of a schoolmaster and his wife, as the most likely person to have committed the deed ( she is also considered above herself for studying Latin with the schoolmaster ).
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I felt that he looked at me coldly and appraisingly and seemed to be uncertain what his attitude towards me should be, but he did not say one word which might indicate that he had been told of advances to his wife.
The ideal home, they agreed, would be a small private house or a city apartment of four to five rooms, just enough for a family consisting of husband, wife, and two children.
He did not neglect his wife in Cromwell Hall, but telephoned her and wrote her with assurances of his continuing interest and of his wish to `` stand behind '' her in their separation and of his hope that there would be no bitterness between them.
He telephoned L. M. Birkhead and asked him and his wife to come to Europe as his guests, but Birkhead declined on the grounds that one of them must be in the United States when Elmer Gantry was published.
Every man who dabbles in the market to make a little easy money on the side and suffers losses could at the time hardly face his wife who was wondering how her husband could be so dumb.
In conclusion, he wished me well -- and as kindly and humbly as this humane gentleman could express himself, he asked to be remembered to my wife and children.
By making inroads in the name of law enforcement into the protection which Congress has afforded to the marriage relationship, the Court today continues in the path charted by the recent decision in Wyatt v. United States, 362 U.S. 525, where the Court held that, under the circumstances of that case, a wife could be compelled to testify against her husband over her objection.
Both man and wife should be aware of the fact that a lack of climax, and even the absence of the anticipated keen pleasure are not a sign that the wife may be cold or frigid.
`` When the roles of husband and wife are reversed, so that the wife becomes leader and the husband follower '', Dr. Linden says, `` the effects on their whole relationship, sexual and otherwise, can be disastrous ''.
Or a wife may make sudden demands that she be courted, flattered or coaxed, simply because she needs her ego lifted.
Palfrey told his wife of his intentions for the first time, and left for New Orleans apprehensively invoking a special blessing of Providence that he might be allowed to see his family again.
The result is that the State Department's perpetual position before Congress is the resigned pose of the whipping boy who expects to be kicked whenever the master has had a dyspeptic outing with his wife.