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The groom's people formed a hollow square around the newly.wedded couple. In one corner a gateway was left for the entrance of the men. Then came one by one the members of that troop, with a kind word each, as each touched the bride lightly on the cheek, and grasped the bridegroom heartily by the hand — of one the sworn fathers, of the other the friends and brothers, comrades in arms.--Philadelphia Press.

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