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Search phrase: halfpenny

Plays

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HamletHam II.ii.274too dear a halfpenny. Were you not sent for? Is it yourtoo deare a halfepeny; were you not sent for? Is it your
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.61reformation. There shall be in England seven halfpennyReformation. There shall be in England, seuen halfe peny
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.158Nor half a halfpenny to shun grim death,Nor halfe a halfepenie to shun grim death,
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.145Marry, sir, halfpenny farthing.Marrie sir, halfe pennie farthing.
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.68very remuneration I had of thy master, thou halfpennyvery Remuneration I had of thy Maister, thou halfpenny
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.557My hat to a halfpenny, Pompey proves theMy hat to a halfe-penie, Pompey prooues the
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.135into a halfpenny purse, nor into a pepperbox. But, lestinto a halfe-penny purse, nor into a Pepper-Boxe: But least

Glossary

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obobolus, halfpenny

Thesaurus

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halfpennyob

Themes and Topics

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Money... value obolus / ob 1h4 ii iv 524 halfpenny halfpence ayl iii ii 341 silver...
... halfpence ayl iii ii 341 silver halfpenny three farthings lll iii i 135 coi...
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