Sentence Examples

  • The dowry was never paid, and the king held himself free of his promise.
  • In that case the dowry must be returned to the wife.
  • If she thus bring a good dowry to her husband, he does not care to inquire, or is not sensitive, about the mode in which it was acquired.
  • Received Bombay from Portugal as part of the Infanta Catherine's dowry, but effective possession was not taken until 1665, and in 1668 Charles handed the island over to the company.
  • Anna Mikhaylovna, who often visited the Karagins, while playing cards with the mother made careful inquiries as to Julie's dowry (she was to have two estates in Penza and the Nizhegorod forests).