Neither is very old (Christmann is in his early 40s and dower in his 30s), but Hjartarson is in no hurry.
The Gauls were there among the brushwood, hard on the fortress, secure in the darkness and the dower of shadowy night.
He would fall in love, not with the demoiselle, but the dower.
The regulations of the Roman law as to dower are fully accepted, but the dower itself is restricted to a small amount.
In case of divorce for fault of the husband the wife may have dower as if he were dead.
He can do the same with his separate property but subject to her dower.
dower and curtesy were abolished by the Legislature of 1896.
She must have six witnesses, male or female, to prove her dower.
He has in his keeping my daughter's dower of four hundred Roman crowns.
No bride of the old country has more pride in her dower chest than the mountain bride in her pile of quilts.