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Gerda took her room-mates' teasing, as she took everything else at the Dower House, with little or no remonstrance.

Here are two hundred bright golden angels; give thy blessing, as I say, and I will count them out to thee as thy daughter's dower.

In other words she loses her dower whenever her husband has no estate from which her dower can be carved out.

Your sweet temper is a dower greater than any I can give you, but this you shall have beside.

The land out in Colorado was useless, and besides, being wild land, did not come under the law of dower.

The Other GirlsMrs. A. D. T. Whitney

It and her ebony chairs, her claw-footed tables, her harp and dower chest, had come with her from France.

Old KaskaskiaMary Hartwell Catherwood

She was to have a dower, they said, such as no girl in the North had ever had before.

How came she, the nameless child of a circus-rider, by her dower of high-bred, faultless beauty?

Little NobodyMrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

Every nun must bring her dower with her; she is else the refuse of the convent.

Voltaire's RomancesFranois-Marie Arouet

Though her love was sought by princes, though with her dower she might have enriched an emperor,—what availed it?

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