A Scold Too Far

HEre’s a short piece that makes me glad I live now. Because before divorce was widely available, many people were forced to live together even when they were clearly incompatible. This is a sad case of one man:

1736 7 August, yesterday Edwin  a Gardener attempted to hang himself on a tree on Chelsea Common, but being perceived, was cut down; and being asked the reason of his dong so vile an Act, he answered, he had a Wife who was a Scold.

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