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Elements of Useful Knowledge: Containing a Historical and Geographical ... - Page 160
by Noah Webster - 1806 - 294 pages
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Marriage Customs and Modes of Courtship of the Various Nations of the ...

Theophilus Moore - Marriage customs and rites - 1820 - 364 pages
...women, in order to discover if she has any bodily defect, and, if any, to remedy it if possible. The bride on her wedding day is crowned with a garland of wormwood, implying the bitternes of the married state. When the priest has tied the nuptials knot at the altar,...
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Marriage Rites, Customs, and Ceremonies, of All Nations of the Universe ...

Lady Augusta Hamilton - Marriage customs and rites - 1822 - 400 pages
...women, in order to discover if she has any bodily defect, and, if any, to remedy it if possible. The bride on her wedding day is crowned with a garland of wormwood, implying the bitterness of the married state. When the priest baa tied the nuptial knot at the altar,...
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A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1826 - 452 pages
...perhaps have never seen each other, the brid« w examined by a number of females. On the wedding-day she is crowned with a garland of wormwood : and after...tied the nuptial knot, his clerk or sexton throws a handful of hops upon the head of the hride, wishing tliat she may prove аз fruitful ая tbat plant....
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A Geographical View of the World, Embracing the Manners, Customs, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1838 - 452 pages
...perhaps have never seen each other, the bride is eiamined by a number of females. On the wedding-day, she is crowned with a garland of wormwood ; and after...tied the nuptial knot, his clerk or sexton throws a handful of hops upon the head of the bride, wishing that she may prove as fruitful as that plant....
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Sketches of the Fair Sex, in All Parts of the World: To which are Added ...

Women - 1841 - 216 pages
...formerly consisted of many whimsical rites, some of which are now disused. On her wedding day, the bride is crowned with a garland of wormwood ; and, after...tied the nuptial knot, his clerk or sexton throws a handful of hops upon the head of the bride, wishing that she might prove as fruitful as that plant-...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 16

1844
...should not love them." " A Russian bride (says our old school friend Guthrie), on her wedding-day, is crowned with a garland of wormwood: and after the priest has tied the nuptial knot, the clerk or sexton throws a handful of hops on the head of the bride, wishing that she may prove as...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 1

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Geography - 1823
...perhaps have nev«r seen each other, the bride is examined by a number of females. On the wedding day she is crowned with a garland of wormwood ; and after...tied the nuptial knot, his clerk or sexton throws a handful of hops upon the head of the bride, wishing that she may prove as fruitful as that plant....
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