Sentence Examples


  • Ryland gave no indication of having any interest in furthering his relationship with the mother of his out-of-wedlock son.
  • The children were free, and at the slave's death the wife took her dowry and half what she and her husband had acquired in wedlock for self and children; the master taking the other half as his slave's heir.
  • Her husband died after eleven years of wedlock, leaving her childless; and, since both her brothers were now dead, she was recalled to her father's court in order that she might be recognized as his successor in England and Normandy.
  • 106) suggests " the bringer of treasure or riches," as appropriate to the goddess of corn and of the lower world; others refer the name to " the law of wedlock " (OEOµos MK-rpoco, Odyssey, xxiii.
  • Several children not born in wedlock have been traced in the records, but none of them became in any way famous.

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