childless widow

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  • Everybody has heard of the popular old lady -- the childless widow of a long-forgotten lord. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • She then returned to Vienna, a young and childless widow, but twenty years of age. Cited from The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power, by John S. C. Abbott
  • She was a childless widow, and children puzzled as well as interested her. Cited from Prudy Keeping House, by Sophie May
  • Our cousin Maud, a childless widow, took upon herself to care for us. Cited from Margery, by Georg Ebers, v1
  • Instead of being the grandfather of a Duke, I have a childless widow thrust back upon my hands! Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • Would he come back to Naples to console the now childless widow? Cited from Vendetta, by Marie Corelli
  • Warne was left as a young childless widow in search of work.
  • She was convinced now that both baby and I were doomed, and that she would be left a childless widow. Cited from Clocks, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Now a childless widow, without ties and moderately rich, she was free to devote herself to her ideas. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • His mother died long before his father did, and he and his little sister lived with an aunt -- his mother's sister -- who was a childless widow. Cited from Halsey & Co., by H. K. Shackleford
  • She is a childless widow three decades younger than Celestino who lives across the border in Matamoros.
  • A childless widow was without both means of provision.
  • Charlotte had been married, and was now a childless widow. Cited from The Friendships of Women, by William Rounseville Alger
  • When twenty-nine years old, he married Mrs. Martha Skelton, a young and childless widow, of great beauty. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 13, November, 1858, by Various
  • Although she was a childless widow, Kururamma had the Lord as a child and used to treat Him like her very own.
  • The daily ministrations of the poor childless widow, whom he had made childless, were a noble commentary on these words. Cited from The Rival Heirs, by A. D. Crake
  • The edict requiring the marriage of a childless widow to the brother of her husband, takes it for granted that a man would leave but one widow. Cited from The Sable Cloud, by Nehemiah Adams
  • Age had touched Mrs. Keith lightly, though she had long been a childless widow and had silvery hair. Cited from The Intriguers, by Harold Bindloss
  • Petronilla's husband Gaston died in 1214 leaving her a childless widow around aged thirty.
  • Madame Faragon is now a childless widow, and sometimes declares that she will shut the house up and have done with it. Cited from The Golden Lion of Granpere, by Trollope
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