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He used a tenpenny nail and a hammer in the good old way to which he was brought up.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
William collects things—everything from tenpenny nails to teapots, I should say, and they're all there in his rooms.Miss Billy's Decision|Eleanor H. Porter
From John Blane, during the same year, he purchased 2500 tenpenny nails and the same quantity of eightpenny nails.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia|C. Malcolm Watkins
They would not know how to exaggerate a broom-stick; for the life of them they could not exaggerate a tenpenny nail.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens|G. K. Chesterton
They gave forty tenpenny pieces to the piper and told him to throw the bodies into a hole far from the house.Legends of Saints & Sinners|Douglas Hyde