Can it be he has made up his mind to do without his halfpennyworth of milk for the dog?
But these are but the halfpennyworth of bread compared to the vast quantity of sack.
Has anyone thrown away a halfpennyworth of sympathy upon any person mentioned in this history?
Not one halfpennyworth of property was lost, stolen, or strayed.
But in my present undertaking it passes as the halfpennyworth of bread to many gallons of sack.
I never professed to have a halfpennyworth of pity at that gentleman's command.
Madam, I reply to that imaginary questioner, it would not make one halfpennyworth of difference.
A halfpennyworth of milk and a pennyworth of bread must make up her meal.
Ibsen sets himself to discover the halfpennyworth of significance in all this intolerable deal of irrelevance.