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a coin worth eight pennies

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Among other items, Messrs Peddle and Pool, solicitors, of Monument Yard, were instructed by their client Edward Dorrit, Esquire, to address a letter to Mr Arthur Clennam, enclosing the sum of twenty- four pounds nine shillings and eightpence, being the amount of principal and interest computed at the rate of five per cent.
That eightpence shaves off my profits as clean as a razor.
Boots and clothes is extra, and fires in winter-time is eightpence a day.
Betty recalls her mother buying a joint of rib beef from Crows' butchers on Cannon Street for just eightpence.
The same goes for the chemist's, the haberdashery, the sweet shop, tearooms and the bank where you can exchange your money for coin tokens and lash out on tuppence-ha'penny worth of pear drops or a pint of mild for eightpence three farthings.
Good Queen Bess (April; comic song starring George Robey); And Very Nice Too (April; comic song starring George Robey); Persian Dance: Eightpence a Mile (April; starring Phyllis Monkman); Trio: Everybody's Doing It by Irving Berlin (May); Fantasie.
Binatone's TV Master game, which cost six shillings and eightpence, turned out to be more fun than the company's Classic E-Book (suggested retail price: pounds 149.
You know when I was about your age,' I said, addressing the young man, 'you could get a pint of beer for one shilling and ninepence, that's about eightpence in today's money, they predicted that there would be settlements on the moon and we would all be living on vitamin capsules.
The day that I watched her, in the course of about an hour's demonstration, she made flaky pastry; contrived a beautiful mould of aspic around the scraps of a chicken and some leftover vegetables; made ice-cream (the most delectable I ever did taste, and enough for eight people only cost eightpence, though it was made of fresh cream); cut a tomato to the shape of a water lily, set it on a lake of lettuce, with a dew drop grape at its heart, and called it a breakfast dish; and made a novel salad of pineapple, ginger, cheese and lettuce.