"Half a quartern," stammered the boy, in a frightened voice.
On March 5, 1801, the price of the quartern loaf stood as high as 1s.
He recollects the quartern loaf at 2¼d., primest meat at 1d.
Drink—well, suppose a gentleman does take his quartern, is it a crime?
A quartern is a quarter of a gill, which is about the “dash” of rum.
In November, 1799, the quartern loaf was sold in London, at 1s.
It is difficult to understand the price of the quartern loaf, 1s.
In one after another we read of the quartern loaf ranging from 7d.
In all these houses gin, moreover, was sold at a penny the quartern.
If you'll kindly order a quartern of gin in a pint glass for me, I'll fill it up and be quite content all the evening.