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After his father’s health deteriorated, Faruqui assumed still greater responsibilities—his three sisters had to be married, and weddings meant dowries.
I found that these women often give consent to these marriages to escape poverty and the burden of dowry.
Assam and West Bengal, meanwhile, are known as “source states” – localities struggling with poverty, the aftermath of natural disasters and the burden of the dowry system.
He tried to marry his daughter without a dowry to some man who was intoxicated with nobility.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
In 1838 he married the daughter of Moreau (de l'Oise), who brought him a very large dowry.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Give them a suitable dowry, take care of them, and speak to them always like a friend.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
This money she used as a dowry and it aided in consummating her marriage with Cerizet.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Her family—that of the bourgeoisie of Nancy—fooled Castanier about the size of her dowry and her "expectations."
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
William had not seen her, but she would bring a large dowry, and a messenger could sail with proposals for Toulouse at once.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I have computed the figures for The Fatal Dowry in regard to double or feminine endings and run-on lines.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER

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