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MARRIAGE EN MASSE.

At Plougastel,. a charmi n(r lage on the granite-bound coaM;3 ksC Brittany well known to British toS the usual yearly marriage ceremoiyS ln JanUar y- S «teen=4pS Who have become engaged during the'lit! 12 months were married together AsH usual on these occasions, both the bride, and bridegrooms were dressed in W superb and costly costumes, whSwerl in all colours of the rainbow. The Zfl nificent velvet coats of the men *£_£& ed wel with the aprons and veils of filet de denteUelt? the Breton brides. Most of the ~ll were cousins, this being a district which apparently has. had ™ evil effect on the rice, perhaps the fi n «, type of men in France. AffrtfiSgS mony and Mass the happy counles "wi£ to a great tent erected Fllhl?S, 3 the fashion of the tribeg who, cenffi back, hved in tents in these partay*

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MARRIAGE EN MASSE. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909

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