Crown piece


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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"A crown piece in advance, for the sake of old times!"
It was around about the size of a crown piece. One side was blank, for it had been the last leaf; the other contained a verse or two of Revelation--these words among the rest, which struck sharply home upon my mind: "Without are dogs and murderers." The printed side had been blackened with wood ash, which already began to come off and soil my fingers; on the blank side had been written with the same material the one word "Depposed." I have that curiosity beside me at this moment, but not a trace of writing now remains beyond a single scratch, such as a man might make with his thumb-nail.
"I'd have given a crown piece out of my pocket," said Mrs.
A VERY stout, puffy man, in buckskins and Hessian boots, with several immense neckcloths that rose almost to his nose, with a red striped waistcoat and an apple green coat with steel buttons almost as large as crown pieces (it was the morning costume of a dandy or blood of those days) was reading the paper by the fire when the two girls entered, and bounced off his arm-chair, and blushed excessively, and hid his entire face almost in his neckcloths at this apparition.
Her special and highly successful Cantabile choirs have performed in many venues over the years: from theStoryhouseTheatre as part of the AmaSing project toChester Cathedraland even to the Albert Hall where they performed as part of The Emerald Crown piece revolving around the saving of a rainforest.