In one instance a book which only sold for half-a-crown was described in fourteen lines.
I had still, however, nineteen grosch in my pocket (about half-a-crown).
I have only half-a-crown left, and he has your gold chain to pledge.
I would tell Mr Tooke all about it, and ask him for half-a-crown.
The squire and his lady gave him half-a-crown each, for country sake, and entertained him at their house.
half-a-crown,” answered Susan, “and that will buy the very best you can get.
From Chambers's Traditions of Edinburgh we learn that the price in 1701 was half-a-crown a peck.
Would you ever mind lending me half-a-crown for the clubs, just this once?
She says she has not long to live, and with the help of half-a-crown a day cares nothing for the Landleaguers.
Have you got two-and-sixpence for half-a-crown, Miss Snevellicci?'