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The Winter's Tale
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  • Your guests are coming: Lift up your countenance, as it were the day Of celebration of that nuptial which We two have sworn shall come.
  • Methinks a father Is, at the nuptial of his son, a guest That best becomes the table.

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  • Whereas the phrase "till death us do part" is one of the more amusing mockeries in the nuptial arrangements of a large proportion of the human race, with wolves it is a simple fact.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • On the wedding night the bride prayed for half an hour beside the bed and then started singing hymns, so Vere departed, foregoing nuptial bliss, and for the rest of her life the poor woman had a sign above her door which read "Unloved.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family

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