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The company pay a proportion, by the gentlemen procuring tickets to admit themselves and ladies for half-a-dollar, about 2s.
This she always does in the best possible country style, at the moderate charge of half-a-dollar per head.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
I'll take you for half-a-dollar, as you are, if you'll give me the right to sell enlargements as a prairie study.The Mistress of Bonaventure|Harold Bindloss
Once we hired Johnnie to work for us at the rate of half-a-dollar a day.Bunch Grass|Horace Annesley Vachell
French lasting, and soles of the thickness of half-a-dollar!Who Are Happiest? and Other Stories|T. S. Arthur