Such zests as his particular little phial of cayenne pepper and his pennyworth
of pickles in a saucer, were not wanting.
The pudding at that shop was made of currants, and was rather a special pudding, but was dear, twopennyworth not being larger than a pennyworth
of more ordinary pudding.
The cottage loaf and the pennyworth
of milk had been set forth on a sheet of paper on the window-seat.
But, on the other hand, the postilion who drove us was a Viscount, a son of some bankrupt Imperial General, who accepted a pennyworth
of beer on the road.
If we went round the moon it would not make a pennyworth
of difference to me or to my work."
Weevle, who is a handy good-for-nothing kind of young fellow, borrows a needle and thread of Miss Flite and a hammer of his landlord and goes to work devising apologies for window-curtains, and knocking up apologies for shelves, and hanging up his two teacups, milkpot, and crockery sundries on a pennyworth
of little hooks, like a shipwrecked sailor making the best of it.
Not content with this, he captured the floating policeman and induced him to stand opposite the entrance and watch it; and finally paused an instant for a pennyworth
of chestnuts, and an inquiry as to the probable length of the merchant's stay in the neighbourhood.