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She must have a handsome jointure; but what are your grounds?'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
A woman with a good jointure is a doosid deal easier a profession than the law, let me tell you.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But now that all this great Beaufort property is at my own disposal, I must think of Kate's jointure.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Her jointure was narrow, and she had only got her motor-car by the simple expedient of ordering it but not paying for it.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
Mrs. Hare must have her jointure house elsewhere, for we shall want the Grove for ourselves.
EAST LYNNEMRS. HENRY WOOD
The dowager retired to Scotland with a large jointure and a wondrous heap of savings.
THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
He could see now that he should have demanded her whole income, and have allowed her little or no jointure.
MR. SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILYANTHONY TROLLOPE
I know what you would say, a handsome settlement,—a well-secured jointure, and all that.
It grazes the lower border of the Frank's buckler, and penetrates his knee just above the jointure.
If her husband died only Dauphin, the jointure was to be 30,000 livres.

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