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cents

pennies, bronze coins
Not to be confused with:
scents – odors, perfumes
sense – perceive, grasp, comprehend
since – from then until now; between then and now; before now
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In other towns in Italy the people lie around quietly and wait for you to ask them a question or do some overt act that can be charged for--but in Annunciation they have lost even that fragment of delicacy; they seize a lady's shawl from a chair and hand it to her and charge a penny; they open a carriage door, and charge for it--shut it when you get out, and charge for it; they help you to take off a duster--two cents; brush your clothes and make them worse than they were before--two cents; smile upon you--two cents; bow, with a lick-spittle smirk, hat in hand-- two cents; they volunteer all information, such as that the mules will arrive presently--two cents--warm day, sir--two cents--take you four hours to make the ascent--two cents.
Well, observe the difference: you pay eight cents and four mills, we pay only four cents.
that'd be six cents on the dollar, sixty cents on ten dollars, six dollars on the hundred, on three hundred eighteen dollars.
Let me see; I've just thirty-two dollars and sixty-nine cents, and had we played at a game of coppers, I couldn't have held out half an hour.
On a day when she had filled her brood with what was left in the house, Maria invested her last fifteen cents in a gallon of cheap wine.
And I was appalled at the price French Frank had paid--eighty cents.
Standing on one leg three hours, to show off new-style strapped pants at 12 1/2 cents per leg per hour.
If you want to have your name on the quilt you pay five cents, and if you want to have it right in the round spot in the middle of the square you must pay ten cents.
Twenty-one dollars they took from her for it, and she hurried home with the 87 cents.
As there was no one from whom he could borrow there, and he dared not beg for fear of being arrested, it was arranged that every day he should meet one of the children and be given fifteen cents of their earnings, upon which he could keep going.
railroad down in the valley for twenty-two cents a gallon.
Among the most useful 25 cent editions are those in the R.