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    What You Need To Know About Cohabitation And Marriage From Various Cultures And Times In History – The Vintage Woman

    What You Need To Know About Cohabitation And Marriage From Various Cultures And Times In History – The Vintage Woman. Marriage is in law the conjugal union of man with woman, and is the only state in which cohabitation is considered proper and irreprehensible. The marriage relation exists in all Christian communities, and is considered the most solemn of contracts, and, excepting in Protestant countries, it is regarded as a sacrament. In some countries its celebration falls under the cognizance of ecclesiastical courts only, but in the United States it is regarded as merely a civil contract, magistrates having, equally with clergymen, the right to solemnize it, though it is…

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