Fancy the Londoners having to go and pay a fourpenny and a sixpenny bit each, per diem, for the pleasure of living in the town.
I've been hunting you the way O'Mulligan's pup hunted the fourpenny bit through the bonfire.
Talked to me like a Dutch uncle, 'e did, or some Hemperor snubbin' a fourpenny dosser.
The writing materials consisted of a vaseline bottle (fourpenny size) full of ink, and two weary pieces of blotting-paper.
By an oversight a stereo of the penny value was dropped into the fourpenny plate and a fourpenny into the penny plate.
The officer took me into the fourpenny sitting room, which was pleasant and beautifully clean, but had no fire lit.
As to the "fourpenny doss," its discomforts are probably mainly owing to its inmates.
Leaving him I went in quest of a fourpenny lodging-house in the East End, and soon found one.
The publisher allowed it to gravitate to the fourpenny or even (as he afterwards boasted) to the penny box on the bookstalls.
The carving of ham is an art, a fourpenny piece representing the maximum of thickness which the lean should obtain.