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marrrying for money - LOOKING I AT LIFE BSB By Erich Brandeis * Dr;...
LOOKING I AT LIFE BSB By Erich Brandeis * Dr; Hassan Hachat Pasha, 65, Egyptian Ambassador to Great Britain, has Just married Patricia Bansy Priest, 23, -who has conducted conducted a nursery school lu Devonshire.^ Devonshire.^ .„! ,.' •.•.{"••'• •'.•"' i : |.. TJie rnarriage took place In London amid great pomp -and cir- .cunYstahce'l•'• King Zog of .Albania •was best man and diplomats and ^Igiiitavles of many countries at- Tendecl the ceremonies. '. , . '''- fn keeping with tradition, the bride hns to become a Moslem, and il.woTider what she'thought when these words of the prophet, which live part, o£ the Egyptian -wedding ritual, were read to her: \ -, "She Is the Ideal -wife who pleases thee when thou lookest fct her, obeys thee when thou givest her directions and protects her honour and thy property when thou art away," I rend a'book the other day. In which an Englishwoman' tells of her experiences at the Royal Court of .Slain to which she had been calle* as a teacher in the early part ot the century. The King hart many -wives—the author didn't say how many—and 67 children. N Each one of the wives In: the words ot the prophet, had 1 been some one "who,pleases thee "When thou lookest at her," each of them obeyed her lord and master, the King, abjectly, and each of'them was thoroughly unhappy and miserable. miserable. ; : '-..-;• But why go to Slam or Egypl to see w*at happens when the hus£ band is King? - v Look around you right here in America. • I don't think there (a a .one of you wlio doesn't know women who have married men who were celebrities celebrities or millionaires and who have repented it ever since. I ttttr not saying that yon can't fall in love with a rich or famous wan and be perfectly happy. Nor do I contend that a millionaire millionaire can't he just as loveable ns a pauper nor a brilliant artist or ftctor as charming as a store clerk. But I still have to see th'e first happy marriage that was made fob- caiiBe the girl wanted money or tame or social position. Power brings flattery and flkt- tery brings conceit. In marriage, as In all other human human relations there should be equality. . , I mean no harm by this: But I wonder how a 55-year"old man- of-the-world compares with a 23- year old girl when "thou lookest, at him," or how he protects hid "honour" when he "art away." Heno will giva you thu answer to thai one. (Copyright 194-1, King Features. Syndicate. Inc.)

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 01 Dec 1944, Fri,
  3. Page 20

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