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Quotation by Frances Burney
Well, the wedding is over, the good folks are joined for better for worse—a shocking clause that!—'tis preparing one to lead a long journey, and to know the path is not altogether strewed with roses.
Frances Burney (1752–1840), British author. The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, vol. 1, p. 65, journal entry, May 15, 1769, ed. Lars E. Troide, Oxford University Press (1988).
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