“Especially on winter evenings after tea, when the fire glows in the open range and dances mirrored in the steel fender, when Father, in shirt-sleeves, sits in the rocking chair at one side of the fire reading the racing finals, and Mother sits on the other with her sewing, and the children are happy with a pennorth of mint humbugs, and the dog lolls roasting himself on the rag mat.”
“A retired officer from the old GMP force adds their two pennorth”
“We have agreed that my two pennorth should have read 'once the cock regains control of the braincell...”
“Mrs Gwyllim a pennorth, I chose rather to go again with her into the Bath, and then I met with an axident.”
“I've only had seventeen pints of ale and three pennorth of gin.”
“Patrick-street, Dublin -- the lady who used to boast of her "bag of farthin's," and regale herself before each encounter with a pennorth of the "droppin's o 'the cock.”
“We came out gipsies of the deepest dye, for we had got a pennorth of walnut stain from Mr. Jameson the builder, and mixed with water – the water we had brought in a medicine-bottle – it was a prime disguise.”
“There's plenty' ud think they'd got their two-pennorth to see this on the screen o 'a picture-show at' ome, Jock. ”
“Not two pennorth of jewellery among a dozen of them.”
“All it wants is three pennorth o hair dye: am I to be turned on the streets to starve for it?”
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