In the youthful mind
marriage is clothed with romance, and it is difficult to divest it of
this feature, with which imagination covers it, and to impress the mind
with a sense of the weighty responsibilities involved in the marriage
This vow links the destinies of the two individuals with bonds which naught but the hand of death should sever.
Every marriage engagement should be carefully considered, for marriage is a step taken for life. Both the man and the woman should carefully consider whether they can cleave to each other through the vicissitudes of life as long as they both shall live…