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  • He forgot to give the usual "Trinkgeld" to the servants, and a lively search in his room discovered nothing but a broken collar button and a crumpled telegram in French.

    In the Quarter

  • The discreetly shaded light fell across the carefully-oiled rubber-plants and shone on the Trinkgeld of the girl in the newspaper stand where they sold yesterday's Daily Mail and Playboy and coloured postcards of the wall that you could send to friends and say, 'Wish you were here'.

    Funeral In Berlin

  • It was all done in an "_Augenblick_," the bill was paid, the _Trinkgeld_ was scattered, and we were rattling away through as beautiful a region as you will find, even in Switzerland.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • My young brother also thanks you for the two florins _Trinkgeld_ you sent him.

    Albert Durer

  • _Trinkgeld_, but that is as you please, I screw you no higher, &c.

    Albert Durer

  • "Me no got carfare, me no got _Trinkgeld_, me no got nothing."

    Abe and Mawruss Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter

  • We had to take them for six weeks, and could only endure them for a fortnight, and though we paid them the full six weeks 'rent when we left, they charged us for every jug of hot water we had used, and added a _Trinkgeld_ for the servant.

    Home Life in Germany

  • The gendarme, scenting _Trinkgeld_, would head them at the double-quick: stout old gentlemen unaccustomed to the double-quick, stouter Frauen gathering up their skirts with utter disregard to all propriety, slim

    The Angel and the Author, and others

  • _Trinkgeld_; so we struggled manfully against our difficulties.

    Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland

  • Gerard looked blank, but putting a good face on it, said, "Trinkgeld you shall have, such as my lean purse can spare, an if you will tell me why ye have ta'en his cloak from the man and laid it on the beast."

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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