"Half a quartern," stammered the boy, in a frightened voice.
He recollects the quartern loaf at 2¼d., primest meat at 1d.
The next morning the water will have a froth on it, and be good yeast, and will make as much bread as two quartern loaves.
Drink—well, suppose a gentleman does take his quartern, is it a crime?
Upon the latter was one of those flat bottles known as a “quartern.”
A quartern is a quarter of a gill, which is about the “dash” of rum.
Whereunto also is adioyned the xxv orders of Knaues, otherwyse called a quartern of Knaues.
It is difficult to understand the price of the quartern loaf, 1s.
A paper bag containing half a quartern loaf was also given to each, and the contents rapidly disappeared.
In one after another we read of the quartern loaf ranging from 7d.