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He wouldn't look at a bargain that gave him ten, fifteen per cent profit, but holds back to buy a rouble's worth for twenty kopecks.
And he shook his head disapprovingly, as though he had grave doubts whether this game were worth the candle.
The plans of the instrument should be worth a hundred thousand pounds," Sir Alfred continued calmly.
The name of the village where Sir Meyville Worth lives is Market Burnham, which, as I think I told you, is within a few miles of Brancaster.
I do not even know how much my own father is worth.
It means to count up, and set down how much one is worth.
And now,' says he, 'a cargo cost #250 in England, and worth here twice the money.
300 sterling a year; I mean, worth so much in England.
The first public game would certainly draw fifty thousand people; and for solid fun would be worth going around the world to see.
In London, perhaps, in your present quiet style of living, it might be as you say: but in Bath; Sir Walter Elliot and his family will always be worth knowing: always acceptable as acquaintance.
Yes, it will be worth at least as much as a thousand dollars--when you get it done.
Yes, a journal that is incomplete isn't of much use, but a journal properly kept is worth a thousand dollars--when you've got it done.
Of course they're worth something, but you see, nobody's buying them now.
Things have gone my way a bit and the only disappointment I've had worth speaking of has been in connection with a matter right outside money.
Men he had seen in love impressed him as lunatics, and lunacy was a thing he had never considered worth analyzing.