“Not so bad a marriage-portion for a private soldier,” I told her, laughing, as I passed it through the bars.
Besides, it was as much as the marriage-portion of six princesses of Wirtemberg.
Her mother puts half the money she earns in the bank for her marriage-portion.
In the alliance which you are proposing, you know the figure, so to speak of my marriage-portion.
Your majesty seems to intimate an intention of giving a marriage-portion to this young lady.
Tell me, Susan—I shall have a marriage-portion, shall I not?
I have no marriage-portion, I who am an orphan living with the sister of my mother's cousin.
In 1493, Ferdinand granted to Leonor Hernndez two thousand sueldos as a marriage-portion.
Let me add that every year a small sum has been set aside from our abundance, for your marriage-portion.
Sultan of Pontiana, he would cede his kingdom and large diamond as a marriage-portion: the parties yet remain single.