The farmer had paused over Fred's respectable though broken-winded steed long enough to show that he thought it worth consideration, and it seemed probable that he would take it, with five-and-twenty pounds
in addition, as the equivalent of Diamond.
He declined a proffered present of tobacco, bought a case of stick tobacco from Van Horn, paying him five pounds
for it, and insisted on having it sawed open so that he could fill his pipe.
Don't leave me time enough to take the stingy view of five hundred pounds
A shot of 108 inches in diameter, and twelve inches in thickness, would weigh, in cast-iron, 67,440 pounds
; cast in aluminum, its weight will be reduced to 19,250 pounds
The next morning, the public were once informed that Oliver Twist was again To Let, and that five pounds
would be paid to anybody who would take possession of him.
Suppose I begin with the thirty-six pounds
He survived his uncle no longer; and ten thousand pounds
, including the late legacies, was all that remained for his widow and daughters.
A keen observer of English customs relates that, being in one of the rooms of the Bank one day, he had the curiosity to examine a gold ingot weighing some seven or eight pounds
No," said her father; "Wickham's a fool if he takes her with a farthing less than ten thousand pounds
Whether it was from this circumstance, of its being easily taken, or from a wish of being independant, or from an excess of sensibility (for which we were always remarkable) I cannot now determine, but certain it is that when we had reached our 15th year, we took the nine Hundred Pounds
and ran away.
It contained about three hundred and twenty cubic feet of gas, which, if pure hydrogen, would support twenty-one pounds
upon its first inflation, before the gas has time to deteriorate or escape.
One hundred and fifty-three pounds
," said the doctor, noting it down on his tablets.
At the account Philip had to pay out nearly forty pounds
nay, never count over your farthings, for by this and by that I will pay this shot myself, e'en though it cost two hundred pounds
Tell him my charge for this important news is two pounds