|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A great dower is a bed full of brambles.|| 1|
|What one wins by marriage soon wastes away. German.|| 2|
|Who wives for a dower resigns his own power.|| 3|
|Bring something, lass, along with thee,|
If thou intend to live with me.