pennyworth


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the amount that can be bought for a penny

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Such zests as his particular little phial of cayenne pepper and his pennyworth of pickles in a saucer, were not wanting.
The pudding at that shop was made of currants, and was rather a special pudding, but was dear, twopennyworth not being larger than a pennyworth of more ordinary pudding.
The cottage loaf and the pennyworth of milk had been set forth on a sheet of paper on the window-seat.
Three pennyworths of meat I sell to a fat friar or priest for sixpence, for I want not their custom; stout aldermen I charge threepence, for it doth not matter to me whether they buy or not; to buxom dames I sell three pennyworths of meat for one penny for I like their custom well; but to the bonny lass that hath a liking for a good tight butcher I charge nought but one fair kiss, for I like her custom the best of all.
With which parting words, coolly added as he listened to his receding footsteps and locked the grate upon himself, he descended the steps, and lighting the fire below the little copper, prepared, without any assistance, for his daily occupation; which was to retail at the area-head above pennyworths of broth and soup, and savoury puddings, compounded of such scraps as were to be bought in the heap for the least money at Fleet Market in the evening time; and for the sale of which he had need to have depended chiefly on his private connection, for the court had no thoroughfare, and was not that kind of place in which many people were likely to take the air, or to frequent as an agreeable promenade.
It doesn't seem likely for the two's cast to mingle, but Mazouz, together with Sean Pertwee, who plays Bruce's butler Alfred Pennyworth, got the chance to hang out with Ezra Miller, who plays the Flash in "Justice League.
In theaters now, 'Justice League' also stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and J.
But for the five Tyne and Wear councils, Durham and Northumberland, our ability to put our two pennyworth into the debate is constrained by the lack of a metro mayor.
The new path has been created through one of United Utilities' mature conifer plantations (known as Pennyworth Plantation) and allows all visitors, including those with all terrain wheelchairs to experience a different setting to the main circular trail.
PENNYWORTH, AT LOOKINGGLASS Theatre Company in Chicago through Feb.
Gordon hits the bottle and hopes to find comfort in his friendship with young Bruce Wayne and his protector, Alfred Pennyworth.
So thanks to Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw for the chance to have my two pennyworth.
I wanted to give my six pennyworth to the working classes - it had nothing to do with Russia which was just a dictatorship anyway.
A labouring man entered the shop of a tobacconist and bought a pennyworth of cheap cigarettes for himself.