"I will not wive the daughter of a man hunted of society, and avoided by all;" he doggedly answered.
And they say his wive's brother give him ten silver dollars for his help.
Some say it wuz because Deacon Henshaw wuz present for the first time after his wive's death.
Tell Strang that she will wive him to-night, as she has promised!
And then, he thinks a awful sight of his wive's brother, and wanted him to get the election.
"wive to 'usband," he declaimed, "sizter to brother--" But his audience was lost.
And Philander Dagget done it a purpose to keep Elburtus from the town-meetin', so his wive's brother would get the election.
Ought the young to wive with the old—the pale-face with the red-skin—the Christian with the heathen?
You see, when a man hides his wive's corset and petticoat, it is governin' without the "consent of the governed."
At six a-clock my ink freezes so that I can hardly write by a good fire in my wive's Chamber.