That's all poetry and old wives' talk--all that doing good to one's neighbor!
Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves.
Husbands of adulterous wives are advised not to remarry during the lifetime of the guilty party.
"Is it just sentimentality, old wives' tales, or is she right?" he asked himself.
1 The Finance Bill1909-1910re-imposed this duty, and extended it to husbands and wives as well as descendants and ancestors.