That the twenty thousand pounds (from which the income was supposed to be derived) had every farthing
of it been sold out of the Funds, at different periods, ending with the end of the year eighteen hundred and forty-seven.
a day is seven shillings a year," answered the M.
Fortunately for me, my father lost a lawsuit just in the nick of time, and was obliged to scrape together every farthing
of available money that he possessed to pay for the luxury of going to law.
An ancient copper coin, the forty-fourth part of a sou or the twelfth part of a farthing
His security from the danger that threatens him is in my hands alone; and he shall pay the price of his rescue to the last farthing
of the debt that justice claims for me as my due -- no more, and no less.
Now art thou the man for my farthing
," cried the messenger.
answered Heathcliff; "but his life is not worth a farthing
, and I won't spend a farthing
God be with your worships, and tell my lord the duke that 'naked I was born, naked I find myself, I neither lose nor gain;' I mean that without a farthing
I came into this government, and without a farthing
I go out of it, very different from the way governors commonly leave other islands.
The windows were often frozen over; but then they heated copper farthings
on the stove, and laid the hot farthing
on the windowpane, and then they had a capital peep-hole, quite nicely rounded; and out of each peeped a gentle friendly eye--it was the little boy and the little girl who were looking out.
the best of all good news, Richard has not lost a farthing
Such was the author of "The Little Duke" and "The Dove in the Eagle's Nest," such the author of "A Flatiron for a Farthing
," and "The Story of a Short Life.
He had met with serious difficulties, and had spent the last farthing
of Moody's money in attempting to overcome them.