Marry in Haste, repent at leisure
Marry in Haste, repent at leisure : Phrases
This proverbial saying was first expressed in print by William Congreve in his comedy of manners The Old Batchelour, 1693:
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Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure:
Married in haste, we may repent at leisure.