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The Times, Wednesday, Apr 15, 1789; pg. 3; Issue 1347; col B
Wednesday last, a post chaise was ordered at Mr. COULTHARD's, the King's Arms, in Workington, to convey a couple to be married; but the Lady was taken in labour just as the horses were put to. The journey was of course suspended, and she was safely delivered; the child died on Thursday, was buried on Friday, and the lovers were married on Saturday.
--- "If I do lose thee, (quoth SHAKESPEARE, addressing himself to Time,) I do lose the dearest thing I have." - There was, however, no loss of time in the present notable instance of wedding haste.