Tinker, flinging down the coin; it's only baronets as cares about farthings
"At forty millions, five hundred and sixty thousand, two hundred livres, nine cents, eight farthings
," replied Colbert.
"True God!" muttered Phoebus, "targes, big-blanks, little blanks, mailles,* every two worth one of Tournay, farthings
of Paris, real eagle liards!
"Prythee tell it speedily, for I am a tinker by trade, as thou seest, and as I am in my trade I am greedy for news, even as a priest is greedy for farthings
"It would not be amiss," said Hordle John, "if under his girdle he had tour farthings
'-worth of wine."
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.
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.
His wife did not bring him a farthing
. When the honorable and gallant baronet, her father, died, he left the widowed Lady Malkinshaw with her worldly affairs in a curiously involved state.
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.
'"We know that!" 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.
"Not a farthing
. I might have lost seriously, if I had not got back in time to set things straight.