In the natural course of things, the widow would only have a life-interest in the income.
His life-interest in it would be worth ten or twelve years' purchase.
He was born only with the life-interest, and he has determined to treat it as though the fee-simple had belonged to him.
The widow received a life-interest only in a portion of the testator's property.
Now it was not even quite true, for they were only in possession of a life-interest in the property.
Even though the estate might be entailed so as to give him no more than a life-interest, still money might be raised on it.
Add the yearly value of my life-interest—and the total reaches a present annual income of fifteen hundred pounds.
For some years their aunt, Lady Stapleton, also continued to hold a life-interest in the property.
He has clothed with the vibrant palpitating flesh of life-interest the greatest economic problem and evil of the day.
Let me state, then, in the fewest possible words, that Rachel Verinder had nothing but a life-interest in the property.