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Fillers One hundred years ago

Medicine and matrimony

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:134

It has been said that marriages would be at least as happy were they made by the Lord Chancellor as they generally prove to be under our present system of sexual selection. Certainly those who know the average French ménage, not as it is pourtrayed by novelists whose sole idea of love is adultery, but as it is seen in quiet provincial towns and in the country, can testify to the …

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