There dropped out of it a silver dollar
, and a long, shining curl of fair hair,--hair which, like a living thing, twined itself round Legree's fingers.
It was as though you placed a visiting-card upon end on a silver dollar
that you had laid flat upon a table, so that the edge of the card perfectly bisected the surface of the coin.
A man, any man, will go considerably out of his way to pick up a silver dollar
; but here are golden words, which the wisest men of antiquity have uttered, and whose worth the wise of every succeeding age have assured us of; -- and yet we learn to read only as far as Easy Reading, the primers and class-books, and when we leave school, the "Little Reading," and story-books, which are for boys and beginners; and our reading, our conversation and thinking, are all on a very low level, worthy only of pygmies and manikins.
It was a very clean native compound: and the big native woman, with bare brown legs as thick as bedposts, pursuing on all fours a silver dollar
that came rolling out from somewhere, was Mrs.
After a day or two they lighted on another part of the wreck, where they found a great many bags of silver dollars
. But nobody could have guessed that these were money-bags.
Why, I've seen Kentuckians who hated whiskey, Virginians who weren't descended from Pocahontas, Indianians who hadn't written a novel, Mexicans who didn't wear velvet trousers with silver dollars
sewed along the seams, funny Englishmen, spendthrift Yankees, cold-blooded Southerners, narrow- minded Westerners, and New Yorkers who were too busy to stop for an hour on the street to watch a one-armed grocer's clerk do up cranberries in paper bags.
Marija held on like grim death, and toward afternoon she got into the bank and got her money--all in big silver dollars
, a handkerchief full.
His wife went into the bedroom and presently came out with a soiled cloth in one hand and three silver dollars
in the other.
High above his head, the winner held the roll of paper containing the twenty-five silver dollars
. His gang, around him, was shouldering back those who tried to seize the money.
“Why, it’s only to buy a canister of powder—’twill cost two silver dollars
. Benny Pump has the money ready, but we daren’t come into the town to get it.
When, too, he demanded the five silver dollars
for Jimmy, the captain was unwilling to give them.
"Most likely Carmack's been carrying a couple of silver dollars
along in the same sack.