Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.
All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
I... chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well.
A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
I'd imagine my wedding as a fairy tale... huge, beautiful and white.
O month when they who love must love and wed.
I am no king, and I am no lord,
And I am no soldier at-arms, said he.
I'm none but a harper, and a very poor harper,
That am come hither to wed with ye.
If you were a lord, you should be my lord,
And the same if you were a thief, said she.
And if you are a harper, you shall be my harper,
For it makes no matter to me, to me,
For it makes no matter to me.
But what if it prove that I am no harper?
That I lied for your love most monstrously?
Why, then I'll teach you to play and sing,
For I dearly love a good harp, said she.
The true secret in being a hero lies in knowing the order of things.
The swineherd cannot already be wed to the princess when he embarks on his adventures, nor can the boy knock on the witch's door when she is already away on vacation. The wicked uncle cannot be found out and foiled before he does something wicked. Things must happen when it is time for them to happen. Quests may not simply be abandoned; prophecies may not be left to rot like unpicked fruit; unicorns may go unrescued for a very long time, but not forever. The happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story.
Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens.
They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands. As long therefore as they can find emploiment in this line, I would not convert them into mariners, artisans, or any thing else. But our citizens will find emploiment in this line till their numbers, and of course their productions, become too great for the demand both internal and foreign.
This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring.
Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory.
His courtesy was somewhat extravagant.
He would write and thank people who wrote to thank him for wedding presents and when he encountered anyone as punctilious as himself the correspondence ended only with death.
There's nothing like a Catholic wedding to make you wish life had a fast forward button.
Girls usually have a paper mâché face on their wedding day.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make -- not just on your wedding day, but over and over again -- and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager that the man, if not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
It is amazing at how small a price may the wedding ring be placed upon a worthless hand; but, by the beauty of our law, what heaps of gold are indispensable to take it off!
Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
He believes that marriage and a career don't mix. So after the wedding he plans to quit his job.
A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother why the bride changed her mind. What do you mean? responded her mother. Well, she went down the aisle with one man, and came back with another.
I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance;
a church filled with flowers and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for; he said one that would make me his wife.
Joy and grief are never far apart. In the same street the shutters of one house are closed while the curtains of the next are brushed by the shadows of the dance. A wedding party returns from the church; and a funeral winds to its door. The smiles and
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart.
How deep a wound to morals and social purity has that accursed article of the celibacy of the clergy been! Even the best and most enlightened men in Romanist countries attach a notion of impurity to the marriage of a clergyman. And can such a feeling be without its effect on the estimation of the wedded life in general? Impossible! and the morals of both sexes in Spain, Italy, France, and. prove it abundantly.
For I've been born and I've been wed -- all of man's peril comes of bed.
The little word is has its tragedies: it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger.