The Law Reports Volume 12

The Law Reports Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...then all that was left to him was to live on at Cork, on the bounty of his relations, when, of course, he would be unable to make her any allowance. Two days after, he again writes to his wife: That never for a 'moment, except for the few hours of disturbed sleep, was he free from the mental torture that he should have married and yet be unable to live with his wife. She was not to think it was his father, mother, or friends, who wished that they should be parted. He felt it would be disastrous for him to attempt to have her with him; and that some arrangement should be mutually agreed ' to, and that he could not make the attempt to resume his work until he was assured that she would consent to such an arrangement. On the 14th of May, 1886, Mr. D., a friend of the petitioner, and a late member of his firm of solicitors, wrote to a brother of the wife's, to the effect that the medical advisers of the husband had strictly forbidden him ever to live with his wife again. That he thought it a case for separation, and that the husband should pay 500 in cash, and 120 a year so long as he earned 200 a year and upwards. On the 10th of June, 1886, he wrote to Mr. D., that he desired to say emphatically that any attempt to again live with _ his wife would be attended with disastrous consequences and could not be entertained. Under the circumstances a permanent 11-11-(D-) separation offered the only chance of a means of living, and he 1887 felt that the sooner this could be definitely arranged the better. The House is of opinion some allowance should be made by the husband for the wife. The petitioner may prove his case as far as he can, without touching the matter of allowance; and then the House will probably be able...show more

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