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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Here are pretty goings on—a pinch of your snuff, Perker, my boy—never were such times, eh?
That first 'pinch' was its own priceless reward, far above present appreciation or future fame.
Both the twain were very bare and scant of the goods of this world, and even then were feeling bitterly the pinch of hunger.
And he didn't forget about old Black-eyed Susan's great jump, nor the gold pennies, either.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
And from his sack he drew forth another great handful of gold pennies.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
And he reached his hand inside the sack on his back, and pulled out a fistful of bright gold pennies—oh, such a lot of them!
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Of course I knew what he was after; he wanted my pennies; so I just ambled off, and very soon outdistanced him.
He observed Tommy Bray take a pinch of salt, and then ask for a cup of tea, though he had a basin of bread-and-milk before him.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Do not keep unfortunate little children's feet dangling all through their school years to save a few pennies on school furniture.
It is only an occasional old woman who has the courage to try to earn a few pennies by selling roses or lilies of the valley.
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