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quotation: The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) Discuss

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Monday, November 17 – Homily: Unusually Happy Marriage -St. Elizabeth of Hungary


Monday, November 17 – Homily: Unusually Happy Marriage
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St. Elizabeth of Hungary and her husband, Louis IV, had an unusually happy marriage because they were both saintly souls. Sanctity is the key to a happy marriage

Today’s Birthday: JAMES KNOX POLK (1795)


James Knox Polk (1795)

A native southerner and friend of Andrew Jackson, Polk was elected president of the US in 1845. During his administration, the US made large territorial gains. Polk peacefully negotiated the Oregon border dispute with Britain, while the US victory in the Mexican War secured much of the West. Though an efficient and competent president, Polk was exhausted by the time he left office, and he died three months later. Despite his happy marriage, he had no children. What likely rendered him sterile? More… Discuss