Definition Of Adultery: Lady Tree

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Enjoy your supper, Mr Percy, the port is on the chimney-piece, and it’s still adultery!

The Same Sex Marriage bill is, I am glad to say, nearer to completion after the bishops in the House of Lords admitted defeat. One of the finer details still to be worked out, however, is what constitutes adultery among people of the same sex.

Lady Tree (1863-1937) is said to have made this remark on discovering her husband, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, dining à deux with the young and handsome actor Esme Percy.

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Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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