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Usage examples for rupee

  1. The price of orange plants is from 75 to 100 plants per rupee for plants from 1 to 2 ft. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  2. A rupee was thrown into the boiling oil. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  3. When all are in, the doors are opened at a signal given, and every person is paid his rupee as he goes out. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  4. 10. When the author wrote the rupee was worth more than two shillings, the members of the Indian services were few in number, and mostly well paid, while living was cheap. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  5. Great was their astonishment when, instead of finding themselves murdered, they received a silver rupee in payment. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  6. 4 The rupee is at present one- third of a dollar. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  7. They become known by phrases, such as, The Man Who Talks, Mr. Once Upon a Time, The One- Rupee Man, and the like. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  8. King took a hundred- rupee note from the tray, and the Gray Mahatma waved the rest aside. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  9. He let her take a good look at the money before replacing it, then tossed her a silver quarter- rupee piece, saluted Miss McClean again- for she was watching the pantomime from the doorway still- and mounted and rode off, his back looking like the back of one who has neither care nor fear nor master. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  10. Wood for ship- building is abundant; and good carpenters can be had at the rate of 20 copper doits per diem, that is to say, three men for a rupee a day. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  11. On my saying it was contrary to an Englishman's religion to bet wagers, he dismissed me; immediately after the two rajahs produced their cocks and commenced fighting for one rupee a side. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  12. Take this for yourself now, he said, putting a hundred- rupee note into her hand, and make no more difficulty. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  13. As I had frequently seen them, I told him I would give him a rupee if he would accompany me to the jungle, and catch a cobra, that I knew frequented the place. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  14. " See now, brother, here is a rupee for thee. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  15. A boy brought the nest down; it was not above a foot across, and perhaps 3 inches deep; cavity about 6 inches in diameter, thickly lined with grass- roots, inside which again was a coating of horsehair perhaps a rupee in thickness; nest swarming with vermin. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  16. If the man with the beard had given me a rupee I should have kept it as a memento of a rather curious affair. – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  17. " So thou wilt take the hide to Khanhiwara for the reward, and perhaps give me one rupee? – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  18. They said they would take us for one rupee a day each camel, but we did not know how many days they would take; they had also said that they would stop where we pleased, or go on all day if we liked, but we had had experience which led us to doubt this. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  19. I visited the Sailors' Home in the morning, which is a palace here where a sailor man who has the money, and doesn't mind the loneliness and ennui, can live like a prince for a rupee a day, and as comfortably or more so than we can in the Taj for heaps of rupees. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
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