- Re: Laos circa 1640s part II
... pleased to rear dogs, others horses and still others wild beasts-that these people do the same, not only to satisfy their brutal nature, but by a certau ambition of affected greatness, and have a group of women, some hay, more than others, each according to his means. ... And in order to testify to their wish that the marriage they have contracted is not for a certain time only, they usually carry out the marriage ceremony with a certain pomp signifying a solid tie. ... These persons receive, as irreproachable eyewitnesses, the promise of husband and wife, who promise to live together until death in perfect understanding as the former did. ... In view of their intemperance and their libertarian behavior which parents have transferred to them by birth and in which they have beenj educated since the cradle, without ever having been instructed in a contrary, behavior, they are astonished as with an incredible and very extraordinary event, when we tell them that in our Europe there are an infinite number of religious men and women who live in sacred abstention and perpetual chastity. ...
- Aristocratic births, July, 2006
... Susannah Melanie Wass (nee McAlpine) (b. ... 1918), and wife of Edward Wass, gave birth to a son, ... son, Turi Patrick, 14 July, 2006. ...
- Some facts about a living person - me!
... wife says she sometimes has her doubts!). ... for donkeys years afterwards the local registrars apparently thought ... My birth wasn't actually registered until the following January 1941, ... So I was born illegitimate in a former workhouse, ...
- OT -- How Do I Survive?
... Any of you have followed the ordeal my wife, our children and myself have been through, may have stopped to wonder 'How the hell does he do it? ... As the shell began to crack and shatter I didn't know how I was going to carry on -- then I experienced something that can only be described as a sense of just giving up, of letting go and free-falling -- this on a night I was making the one hour trip home from the hospital. ... It was a real physical sense of falling -- but I realized I was falling in Love -- I was falling further in Love with my wife. ... You are a blessed group of loving, ...
- Re: Some facts about a living person - me!
... wife says she sometimes has her doubts!). ... My birth wasn't actually registered until the following January 1941, ... So I was born illegitimate in a former workhouse, my parents committed ... as you knwo in the 50s you couldn't get a divorce unless ...