Neither is very old (Christmann is in his early 40s and dower in his 30s), but Hjartarson is in no hurry.
The Gauls were there among the brushwood, hard on the fortress, secure in the darkness and the dower of shadowy night.
As to any provision for her, it must have taken the form of a settlement, a jointure, or a dower.
The regulations of the Roman law as to dower are fully accepted, but the dower itself is restricted to a small amount.
Really, they needed no dower with their good looks, for they were all pretty.
He can do the same with his separate property but subject to her dower.
I tell you it is fitting; you shall have a dower as ample as that of any lady in the land.
She must have six witnesses, male or female, to prove her dower.
He would fall in love, not with the demoiselle, but the dower.
No bride of the old country has more pride in her dower chest than the mountain bride in her pile of quilts.