Popping The Question

A GIRL forced by her parents into a disagreeable match with an old man,

whom she detested, when the clergyman came to that part of the service

where the bride is asked if she consents to take the bridegroom for her

husband, said, with great simplicity, Oh dear, no, sir; but you are the

first person who has asked my opinion about the matter.

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