Usage examples for penny

  1. They were side by side again in their penny chairs, and Kate had another pause. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  2. " Oh, all right," replied Penny. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. Say, Bill, by the time you get out of this scrape you'll owe a pretty penny for law, I reckon. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  4. How is a man to have self- respect, without a penny in his pocket? – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  5. " You've got a heart as big as a house, and I'm proud of you, but no- not a penny of your money. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  6. You are welcome to every penny of it. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  7. " Pardon me, dear Sir; not a penny more than one for each of you. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. Sure what sort of a husband can she expect, and her without a penny? – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  9. John gave him a penny for his show. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. A penny is what most folks' thoughts are bid for, but yours may be worth more. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  11. And he's three thousand, if he's a penny! – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. Mary gave her brother a penny to put into the plate, but he put it into his pocket instead; he was always a man of business. – By Violence by John Trevena
  13. In one the rate may be one and a penny in the pound, in another only a shilling. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  14. Holding it up in his fingers, he looked round and asked, " Will any one give me a penny for it?" – The One Great Reality by Louisa Clayton
  15. Would you like a penny? – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  16. When he comes to his last penny, he'll probably blow his brains out; just the fellow to do that kind of thing. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  17. They said it was a strange thing they were never to be together, and neither of them had got a penny left. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  18. " A penny," said the 'bus- conductor. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  19. " I haven't much hope of doing that," Penny answered. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  20. " Dear old man," he said, speaking as one speaks to a child that cannot understand, " you shall never want while I have a penny, or have head or hands to work. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker