In good conscience, maybe, TSE wouldn't get into bed with her after he sensed her infidelity. 

CR

On Friday, August 14, 2015, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Sterility abounded after WWII.
So what did they get married for?
Love? Just to get into bed in good conscience?
P.

On 14 Aug 2015 6:14 am, "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]')">[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> On Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:48:15 -0700, P <[log in to unmask]')">[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> >Is [Viv's] line about not wanting children, a dig at TSE?
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> "What you get married for if you don't want to have children."
> "What you get married for if you don't want children."
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> Viv's revenge for the the preceding lines in Part II?
>
> Maybe not.
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> Maybe it was something remembered from Kelland or Viv may have thought it was more in character.
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> Or that line could have been Vivien's (or TSE's) thoughts on the Eliot marriage but I can't remember seeing anything that either Eliot wanted children.
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>
> Just for kicks:
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> TSE's Stearns grandparents had 4 children
> http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/charlotte-blood_19853148
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> TSE's Eliot grandparents had 14 children (don't know how many may have died young)
> http://www.his.com/~feliot/languages/en/persons/Person_96111423.html
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> TSE's parents had 7 children (1 died young)
> http://www.his.com/~feliot/languages/en/persons/Person_83972744.html
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> but only TSE's sister Charlotte had children (2)
> http://www.his.com/~feliot/languages/en/persons/Person_81270630.html