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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."
What kind of bird may it be, pray?" added Ryabinin, looking contemptuously at the snipe: "a great delicacy, I suppose." 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.
Besides, when he can't work any more, an' ain't worth a cent, he'll be worth just a plumb million to me, an' if anybody offered it, I'd raise the price."
Men he had seen in love impressed him as lunatics, and lunacy was a thing he had never considered worth analyzing.
There was 10,000 pounds worth of shares waiting for her and no need for any fuss.
I haven't any friends nor any education worth speaking of.
Pa will be in no hurry to give me more money soon, and I want, at this moment, near a hundred dollars' worth of articles of dress to make a decent appearance.
'And now,' says he, 'a cargo cost #250 in England, and worth here twice the money.'
Seats at it were worth -- well, you would never believe the figure, so it is no use to state it.
"Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking; Lady Dalrymple had taken a house, for three months, in Laura Place, and would be living in style.
We plowed along bravely for a week or more, and without any conflict of jurisdiction among the captains worth mentioning.
"It was worth while undergoing the gene of it to know that one was perfectly fit."