"Eat, drink, and be merry; for it is your right to take my child. But let me explain the true situation to you. I have given my daughter to seven husbands, and when each came to her he died in the night. But for the present be merry."
That's from Tobit 7:9-11 (RSV) in the Apocrypha. Comforting, isn't it?
I've got to read more of the Apocrypha sometime.