You may depend upon it, that a slight contrast of character is very material to happiness in marriage.

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Original Citation

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. "Parental Control of Marriage - Marriage of Cousins - Difference of Character, June 10, 1824." Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. London: John Murray, 1852.

Current Citation

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. "Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge (2nd ed 1836)." The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, vol. 14: Table Talk, edited by Kathleen Coburn and Bart Winer. Princeton University Press, 2019.