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You shall not abuse any widow or orphan. If you do abuse them, when they cry out to me, I will surely heed their cry ...
Give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning.
If the husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes.... But in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is.
In front of a widow's house is a sure spot for trouble.
Slanders cluster thick around a widow's door.
Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short.
Mrs. John Lyford is so much pleased with the state of
widowhood as to be going to put in for being a widow again; she
The public ... is rather apt to be unreasonably discontented when a woman does marry again, than when she does not.
A widow has two duties of a contradictory nature--she is a mother, and she ought to exert a father's power.
Like many other widows, she had an unwholesome wish to marry again.
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