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The Wedding Ring.

The Wedding Ring.

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Published by GLENN DALE PEASE

A Series of Discourses for Husbands and

Wives and Those Contemplating

Matrimony.



By T. DE WITT TALMAGE.

A Series of Discourses for Husbands and

Wives and Those Contemplating

Matrimony.



By T. DE WITT TALMAGE.

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Published by: GLENN DALE PEASE on Jun 15, 2013
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The Wedding Ring.
A Series of Discourses for Husbands andWives and Those ContemplatingMatrimony.By T. DE WITT TALMAGE.Rtprintid from THE CHRISTIA HERALD.PUBLISHED BYTHE! CIIIIISXIA. IIH1TIAI*I>,Louis KlopSch. Propheior,BIBLE HOUSE. EW YORK.Copyrisrht, 1896,By Louis Klopsgh.COTETS.PAOBThe Choice of a Wife, 5The Choice of a Husband, 24Clandestine Marriage, 42Duties of Husbands to Wives, . 60
 
Duties of Wives to Husbands, 78Costume and Morals, 95Husbands and Wives 114Matrimonial Discords, 131Hotels Versus Home, 148Easy Divorce, 166Maternity, 184The Children's Patrimony, 198The Mother of All, 217Sisterly Influence, 234Trials of Housekeeping, 252Woman Enthroned, 268Old Folks* Visit, . . . . 286Home, Sweet Home, 303Tb€ VV)edding Ring.THE CHOICE OF A WIFE.**Is there never a woman among the daughtersof thy brethren, or among all my people, that thougoest to take a wife of the uncircumcised Philis-tines ? "—JUDGES 14: 3.Samson, the giant, is here asking consentof his father and mother to marriage withone whom they thought unfit for him. Hewas wise in asking their counsel, but notwise in rejecting it. Captivated with her
 
looks, the big son wanted to marry adaughter of one of the hostile families, adeceitful, hypocritical, whining, and satur-nine creature, who afterward made for him^ a world of trouble till she quit him forever.In my text his parents forbade the banns,practically saying: * * When there are somany honest and beautiful maidens of youro^\Ti country, are you so hard put to for alifetime partner that you propose conjugal-ity with this foreign flirt ? Is there such adearth of lilies in our Israelitish gardensthat you must wear on your heart a Plylis-tine thistle? Do you take a crabapple be-cause there are no pomegranates ? Is there(5)6 The Wedding Ring.never a woman among the daughters of thybrethren, or among all my people, that thougoest to take a wife of the uncircumcisedPhilistines?'' .BKAUTIFUI, JBWKSSBS.Excuseless was he for such a choice ii^ aland and amid a race celebrated for femaleloveliness and moral worth, a land and arace of which self-denying Abigail, andheroic Deborah, and dazzling Miriam, andpious Esther, and glorious Ruth, and Mary,who hugged to her heart the blessed Lord,were only magnificent specimens. Themidnight folded in their hair, the lakes of liquid beauty in their eye, the gracefulnessof spring morning in their posture andgait, were only typical of the greater brill-iance and glory of their soul. Likewiseexcuseless is any man in our time whomakes lifelong alliance with any one who,because of her disposition, or heredity, orhabits, or intellectual vanity, or moraltwistificaHon, may be said to be of the

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