How To Use Fourpenny In A Sentence

  • Hundreds of women began as the eighteenth century drew on to add to their pin money, or to come to the rescue of their families by making translations or writing the innumerable had novels which have ceased to be recorded even in text – books, but are to be picked up in the fourpenny boxes in the Charing Cross Road. A room of one's own
  • Fortitude and keep a clerk busy for one hour while she picks out half a dozen fourpenny nails. Main Street
  • Sometimes it seems as if the world and his wife have turned up to add their fourpenny worth.
  • Tom, Dick, or Harry, on the strength of fourpenny slippers, tampering with it. DAN CULLEN, DOCKER
  • That brute Cullam fetched him a fourpenny one, poor little devil.
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  • From above the latitude of Geneva a foreigner was, if not respected, at least human, but a foreigner from below was undoubtedly ‘fourpenny,’ if not less. On Forsyte 'Change
  • A fourpenny foreign adventurer! she ought to thank me on her knees. On Forsyte 'Change
  • Her favourite punt was a Three Cross; three fourpenny doubles and a fourpenny treble, the princely sum of one shilling and fourpence being the stake.
  • When Istra opened the door, after tapping, the living-room was occupied by seven people, all interrupting one another and drinking fourpenny ale; seven people and a fog of cigarette smoke and a tangle of papers and books and hats. Our Mr. Wrenn
  • At his smile they were embarrassed, and she went back to writing her note while he rummaged for a fourpenny nail. BARN BLIND
  • No one ever heard her allude again to her “fourpenny foreigner.” On Forsyte 'Change
  • To think that a fourpenny foreigner had cost him five hundred odd pounds! On Forsyte 'Change
  • So it only ran to a 'fourpenny' between you and 'the Panorama.' Aladdin of London or, Lodestar
  • For example, a threepenny nail is 1-1/4 "long, a fourpenny nail is 1-1/2" long, a fivepenny nail is 1-3/4 "long, a sixpenny nail is 2" long. Handwork in Wood
  • Each person had one platter of this provision; after which were distributed to them shoes, stockings, linen and woollen cloth, and leather bags, with one penny, two-penny, threepenny, and fourpenny pieces of silver and shillings; to each about four pounds in value. 04/01/2004 - 05/01/2004
  • Now the fourpenny hop was great old crack as the boys and girls were there in their finery, dressed to kill, as they'd say.
  • Into it he pushed five fourpenny pieces, then called groats, and very commonly current. All's Well Alice's Victory
  • And altogether I paid pretty dear for my monthly fourpenny piece, in the shape of these abominable fancies.
  • _Coeteris paribus_ -- all the other usual conditions being observed, such as silence, the fixed gaze, monotony of attention -- let the galvanic disk be put aside, and in its place let a sixpence or a fourpenny-piece be employed, or indeed any similar small object on which the eyes of the patient must remain fixed for the usual space of time, and we will promise that the experiments thus made shall be equally successful with those in which the so-called galvanic disk is employed. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 446 Volume 18, New Series, July 17, 1852

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