The stranger said, "Well, give me the seven francs again, and I will see what I can do"--and when he got them, he handed the hackman half a franc, and he immediately asked for two cents
to buy a drink with.
In seven hundred years wages will have risen to six times what they are now, here in your region, and farm hands will be allowed 3 cents a day, and mechanics 6.
Two hundred and fifty years later -- pay attention now -- a mechanic's wages will be -- mind you, this is law, not guesswork; a mechanic's wages will then be TWENTY cents a day
Three dollars and twelve and a half cents," she supplied quickly.
Three dollars an' twelve an' a half cents I'm jiggered out of on the room I'm rentin'.
The TRANSCONTINENTAL sold for twenty-five cents, and its dignified and artistic cover proclaimed it as among the first-class magazines.
Five dollars for five thousand words, ten words for a cent, the market price for art.
Now, here is a clear gain, in a very brief period, of no less than one dollar and twenty-five cents
-- this is in the mere cases of Snap and Gruff; and I solemnly assure the reader that these extracts are taken at random from my Day-Book.
This was child's play for him, and he got a dollar and seventy-five cents
a day for it; on Saturday he paid Aniele the seventy-five cents
a week he owed her for the use of her garret, and also redeemed his overcoat, which Elzbieta had put in pawn when he was in jail.
That fireplace--those big stones--I was soft, then, a little, anemic, alcoholic degenerate, with the spunk of a rabbit and about one per cent
as much stamina, and some of those big stones nearly broke my back and my heart.
The little boy had the cent
ready, but, like a true-born Yankee, would have preferred the better bargain to the worse.
There are strandings and strandings, but I am safe to say that 90 per cent