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dowry
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • She brought, I understand, a considerable dowry?
  • A fair dowry.
  • Miss Doran, whose graceful figure and striking face attracted much attention at the Westbury House festivities, is an only child, and it is currently reported that her dowry will run to considerably over the six figures, with expectancies for the future.

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  • In India, there are now laws against the tradition of dowry.
  • If I were to marry again tomorrow, I wouldn’t give up one friend. I’d take them all with me as a sort of dowry and tell my new husband that he was getting a rich wife.
    Merle Shain

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