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You cannot put a quartern loaf into a child's head; you must break it up, and give him the crumb in warm milk.
To think of her father not having the price of an early pint, or a quartern of cool refreshing gin!
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
We stopped again at The Nightingale, and had half-a-quartern of whisky each.
If you consume half a bushel a week, that is to say about a quartern loaf a day, this is a saving of 5l.
COTTAGE ECONOMYWILLIAM COBBETT
On my way I called at a small corn-chandler's, and bought a quartern of flour done up in a thin and utterly insufficient bag.
THE UNINHABITED HOUSEMRS. J. H. RIDDELL
During the abnormally high prices of provisions from 1794-6, the quartern loaf in London in 1795 being 1s.
She was speedily recalled: "Betty, make it half a quartern loaf, and a quartern of gin."
THE JEST BOOKMARK LEMON
Upon the latter was one of those flat bottles known as a “quartern.”
THE SEVEN SECRETSWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The next morning the water will have a froth on it, and be good yeast, and will make as much bread as two quartern loaves.
She had had access to some brandy, which she had swallowed from a quartern measure, found near her empty.
THE TRUTH ABOUT OPIUMWILLIAM H. BRERETON

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