And The Old Man Said Yes

The special brandy did its work, and the Major consented to the marriage. Yes, as expected, he did interrogate me somewhat about my finances and career prospects, but it wasn’t as bad as I had feared. I think there may have been some promise to bring any children up as Catholics, but we were well down the bottle by then, so that may have been my imagination.

Oddly enough, a page of my journal written soon after that survived my various watery adventures…

A page from the journal

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