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Of all life's ceremonies that of marriage is the most touching and beautiful. This is the long anticipated climax of girlhood--and boyhood, too--the doorway to true maturity, the farewell to parents as protectors, the acceptance of responsibility.

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Source Notes: Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette (introduction, "The Ceremonies of Life") (1971). Vanderbilt urges her readers to remember that "the elaborateness or simplicity of the wedding is of no real consequence. It is the spirit in which we marry that is truly meaningful."

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Amy Vanderbilt (July 22, 1908 - December 27, 1974) was a U.S. authority on etiquette. In 1952 she published the best selling book Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette. The book, later retitled Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette, has been updated and is still in circulation today. The most recent edition (ISBN 0385413424) was edited by Nancy Tuckerman and Nancy Dunnan. Its longtime popularity has lead to it being considered a standard of etiquette writing.

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