how can POE marry his cousin : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

How can POE marry his cousin if u ask me that is just nasty but see i know that back then that you could do that but still its incest! i mean it is just nasty to do that. if they had a kid they would be having their second cousin and then it would probalby be passed on throughout generations and you would be having like you 2 2 2 2 2 2 cousins cousin or something. thats all i had to say.

-- Anonymous, September 30, 2000


Poe be a funky dumbass don't he? Man be a trippin sucka! Tee-hee... But seriously... Standards were different at the time Poe lived. To marry one's cousin was not at all an uncommon practice. Check it out.

-- Anonymous, October 01, 2000

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