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widower

a man whose wife has died and who has not remarried
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The widower then finding Mrs General both inconvenient and expensive, became of a sudden almost as much affected by her merits as the archdeacon had been, and circulated such praises of her surpassing worth, in all quarters where he thought an opportunity might arise of transferring the blessing to somebody else, that Mrs General was a name more honourable than ever.
Mr Dorrit's bankers, as bankers of the county- widower, instantly said, 'Mrs General.
But now," he said, "that you are a widower, your wife's connection cannot injure you.
Thirteen years had passed away since Lady Elliot's death, and they were still near neighbours and intimate friends, and one remained a widower, the other a widow.
Letterblair was a widower, and they dined alone, copiously and slowly, in a dark shabby room hung with yellowing prints of "The Death of Chatham" and "The Coronation of Napoleon.
Nor did it strike me as very strange, after a moment's reflection, that she should intercede thus earnestly for a band headed by her own mother's widower, prime scoundrel of them all though she knew him to be.
A "long-overdue" pension for widowers and other benefits for special groups was given the go-ahead in a new bill approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.
Minister for Veterans Affairs Dan Tehan today announced almost $4 million in Government funding for essential advice, advocacy and welfare services for veterans, serving members and their families, war widows and widowers.
One group of people who have their pensions uprated yearly by inflation alone are our war widows and widowers and our war disabled veterans.
com)-- Finding love the second time around can be extremely hard and tricky for both widows and widowers.
Saying they are over their grief and heartaches, widows and widowers who lost their spouses to Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) 15 months ago have formed a club.
New York Life discloses this finding in a survey examining the repercussions of the loss of a spouse on 897 widows and widowers who were within 10 years of their loss.