A betrothal, a wedding, or a christening, or the mere proximity of a guitar is sufficient occasion; and if the occasion lacks, send for the guitar and dance anyway.
CHAPTER V THE SWORD FALLS As Miss Whalley had predicted, Ina Rose's wedding was a very grand affair indeed.
A week before the invitations were issued Fannie came to see me and after some preamble said: "Mrs. Evan, I want my wedding to be good form, and I'd like to do the swell thing all through.
Weddings are always very sad things to me; as much sadder than burials as the beginning of life should be sadder than the end of it.
They had had a tree, a Kris Kringle, or something of the sort, every year since they could remember; but a wedding was a rare event, and to be a bridesmaid was as great an honor, Dotty thought, as could be conferred on any little girl.
After all, a wedding was a wedding, and therefore a matter well worth a man's allowing himself to get a bit excited.
His wedding was a foregone conclusion, the topic of conversation for the entire city.
The two weeks before the wedding were the happiest of her life.
His own wedding present to them was the portrait of Milton which his brother, John Lamb, had left to him.
But weddings are not very exhilarating scenes for a miserable old bachelor; and I think you'll have to excuse me from attending yours.
Weddings are not an unimportant feature, six having been one day's record at The Temple.
His account of his love and his wedding are on this ground really worth quoting, as a curiosity of literature, it being observed how little he has to say of romance, how much of his relatives-in-law.
SONG Wedding is great Juno's crown; O blessed bond of board and bed!
In any case a quiet wedding would have been the choice of the two who were most concerned.
whether Lorany's wedding down at Lawrence had been really a stylish festival or no?
Her mother made the match, of course: girl just out of school--the wedding wasn't six weeks after she was presented in England.
The wedding had been a great success--well organized, yes--but mostly because Kate and Jackson were a good match and because they and their friends all had the same attitude: let's have a good time; let's do it right.
Tho' I promise you the wedding was very pleasant news to me indeed.
A woman a man may eschew, but not a wife: wedding is undoing (some say) marrying marring, wooing woeing: "a wife is a fever hectic," as Scaliger calls her, "and not be cured but by death," as out of Menander, Athenaeus adds, "In pelaprus te jacis negotiorum,-- Non Libyum, non Aegeum, ubi ex triginta non pereunt Tria navigia: duceus uxorem servatur prorsus nemo."
A country wedding and Whitsun-ale are the two main places he domineers in, where he goes for a musician, and overlooks the bag-pipe.
The wedding is not absolute finality, since the heroine (for family pride, she said, because her brother had tried to shoot her husband; but, as this reason is manifestly idiotic, I must suppose her to be acting on a hint from Mr. FARNOL'S publishers) decreed their union to be in name alone.
Weddings are the season of love, thought the prudent dowager, and Grace is extremely pretty.
Why, I don't know--a Wedding is a sort of an Alarm to Love; it calls up every Man's courage.