Quotation by Book Of Common Prayer, The

Wilt thou have this Woman to thy wedded wife, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour, and keep her in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?
Book Of Common Prayer, The. Solemnization of Matrimony, "Betrothal," (1662).

In general practise, the man promises only "to love and to cherish" his wife and uses the words "I plight thee my troth."
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