husbands and wives love

husbands and wives

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  • That is the cycle of life—the widows or widowers bring in the raiment of their husbands and wives so that others in need may have them.

    Surrender the Dark

  • They always saw men and women exchanging husbands and wives when they pleased, and grew up in the midst of such ideas and practices, so that there never was a regular contract, nor a regularly well - conceived and clearly-understood notion of living together till

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • If my mother had been in the room, she would have told me these poor people were victims of future husbands and wives who had failed to eat platefuls of food.

    The Joy Luck Club

  • Squarejohn husbands and wives taking out the trash; dogs, cats and a spooked coyote transfixed by the glare in its eyes.

    The Big Nowhere

  • “Well, Mrs. Bede,” said Mrs. Poyser, as they walked on together, “you must keep up your heart; husbands and wives must be content when they’ve lived to rear their children and see one another’s hair grey.”

    Adam Bede

  • Some months after our marriage, the unfeeling master to whom I belonged, sold his farm with the view of moving his slaves to the State of Missouri, regardless of the separation of husbands and wives forever; but for fear of my resuming my old practice of running away, if he should have forced me to leave my wife, by my repeated requests, he was constrained to sell me to his brother, who lived within seven miles of Wm. Gatewood, who then held Malinda as his property.

    Narrative of the Life and Adventures of an American Slave Written by Himself

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