HOW TO BE
HAPPY THOUGH MARRIED
Handbook to Marriage
A GRADUATE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MATRIMONY.
happiness, thou only bliss
Of Paradise that hast survived the fall!
Though few now taste thee, unimpaired and pure,
Or, tasting, long enjoy thee, too infirm
Or too incautious to preserve thy sweets
Unmixed with drops of bitters, which neglect
Or temper sheds into thy crystal cup."—Cowper.
"It is fit that I should
infuse a bunch of myrrh into the festival goblet, and,
after the Egyptian manner, serve up a dead man's bones
at a feast: I will only show it, and take it away again;
it will make the wine bitter, but wholesome."—Jeremy
AND POPULAR EDITION.
T FISHER UNWIN
26 Paternoster Square
BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE VENTURED, OR WHO
INTEND TO VENTURE, INTO THAT STATE WHICH IS "A
BLESSING TO A FEW, A CURSE TO MANY, AND A
GREAT UNCERTAINTY TO ALL," THIS BOOK
IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED IN
ADMIRATION OF THEIR