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Heaven knew, too, that this folly of his had cost him a pretty penny, first and last.

I'll wager a pretty penny they won't let either of us go now!

All this furniture had come from Germany, and must have cost a pretty penny.

Why, your passage by the Lucania alone must have cost a pretty penny.

When he goes to the worms Miss Sylvia will have a pretty penny.

All the same, I expect this business will cost a pretty penny if Fargis is afraid of you.'

The carving was beginning to bring in what Isel called “a pretty penny.”

I'm not long for this world, and you've cost me a pretty penny, my dear; but it's all right.

He bought them for your uncle, at your father's sale, and a pretty penny they cost.

Before we were all properly equipped it would cost a pretty penny.

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