“The Wedding Knell”

By |2018-10-21T14:37:40-05:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Fiction, Imagination, Literature, Marriage|

The whole scene expressed the vain struggle of the gilded vanities of this world, when opposed to age, infirmity, sorrow, and death… There is a certain church in the city of New York which I have always regarded with peculiar interest, on account of a marriage there solemnized, under very singular circumstances, in my grandmother’s girlhood. That [...]