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    a.laura Guest

    Exclamation phrases...

    hi,
    I would like to know what these phrases mean:

    1) 'marriage is the waste-paper of the emotions'

    2) 'Children begin by loving their parents.After some time they judge them. Rarerly,if ever, do they forgive them.

    3) 'happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance'


    THANK YOU!!!

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    1 If marriage is the waste paper, then it suggests that it is useless to the emotions
    2 Small children love their parent, but adolescents often feel anger and judge them harshly
    3 It means what it says- if your marriage is a happy one, it's because you are lucky

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