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In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The King now increased it to the enormous sum of two shilling and ten pence.
They went away feeling ready for any trouble in reason, and they gave Leo more peacock feathers and pence than he could count.
On hearing this, the Earl of Gloucester at once sent Bruce a broad hint in the form of twelve pence and a pair of spurs.
Finally, on March 5, 1770, the Townshend Acts were repealed with the exception of the tax on tea: three pence per pound.
In spite of this change, Parliament refused to repeal the three pence duty tax on tea which still had to be paid by the colonists.
Ten pence was to be paid to the jailer for the furniture he put into the cell; ten pence only remained for food.
The government allowed twenty pence per day for the support of each prisoner.
I visited one day, in Aberdeen, a restaurant where a copious repast was being served for the modest sum of two pence a head.
He loveth no groats, nor pence, or two-pence; Give us red royals, if ye will see his abominable presence.New Gyse.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS

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