Tag Archives: Marriage

“Finding Mr. Right”

“Finding Mr. Right” To marry off Abigail was never a cinch. My undergraduate years passed in a women’s college to which I commuted from a home that interested me more than my professors did, much less the callow young male … Continue reading

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“My Brilliant Career”

“My Brilliant Career” The title above is from an Australian film of some years ago, whose heroine decides to refuse the hand and society life of the handsome suitor she loves, and instead to set forth on the solitary struggle … Continue reading

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“Seduction”

“Seduction”  Thanks to the “most interesting man in the world,” pictured above in the ad for Mexican beer, I don’t have to explain what I mean by “seduction.”  Look deeply and fixedly into his eyes, ladies, and tell me nothing … Continue reading

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