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#1. Lo, Fawkes,' said Harry quietly. He stroked the phoenix's beautiful scarlet and gold plumage. Fawkes blinked peacefully up at him. There was something comforting about his warm weight. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#2. Worry is throwing good shillings at trouble that hasn't happened yet. - Author: Mary Jo Putney
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#3. Why waste your life working for a few shillings a week in a scullery, eighteen hours a day, when a woman could earn a decent wage by selling her body instead? - Author: Emma Goldman
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#4. Destiny was too potent, and her immutable laws had decreed my utter and terrible destruction. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#5. Whenever you save five shillings you put a man out of work for a day. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#6. Can't you see it all makes perfect sense, expressed in dollars and cents, pounds shillings and pence, can't you see it all; makes perfect sense - Author: Roger Waters
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#7. A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#8. I don't know what's come over this place,' Maud stated. 'However, the Lord did, so in despair He showed me what I had better do.'
'And did the Lord suggest your sticking up your father for ten shillings?'
'No, I thought of that,' said Maud, not turning a hair. - Author: Elizabeth Bowen
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#9. Salt is so common, so easy to obtain, and so inexpensive that we have forgotten that from the beginning of civilization until about 100 years ago, salt was one of the most sought-after commodities in human history. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#10. Public symbols matter. They are one of the ways we tell each other, and the world, what we honor. - Author: Michael W. McConnell
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#11. You don't get any five shillings out of me.' 'Oh, all right.' He sat silent for a space. 'Things happen to guys that don't kick in their protection money,' he said dreamily. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#12. Come, come, come? I'm not asking for hundreds of pounds, just a little to start with. Will someone say ten shillings?'
'I can say it, Father' said Milligan, 'but I haven't got it.'
'I've got it,' thought Dr Goldstein, 'but I'm not going to say it. - Author: Spike Milligan
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#13. To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing for 10 shillings what any fool can do for a pound - Author: Duke Of Wellington
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#14. In truth, I have always been amazed by a group of people who all work toward putting one person's vision forward - that's an interesting story for me. - Author: Jim Rash
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#15. "Write that down," the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence. - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#16. The transfer of three shillings and sixpence a day to every labourer would not increase the quantity of meat in the country. There is not at present enough for all to have a decent share. What would then be the consequence? - Author: Thomas Malthus
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#17. Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings. - Author: Henry Mayhew
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#18. On Saturday mornings Mr Ewing would make his rounds, giving each tradesman £1 and the apprentices, ten shillings. Needless to say, we were all peeping around corners awaiting his arrival! - Author: Ian Thompson
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#19. In our present high state of civilization, people are so much alike, that anything at all odd comes on one with the freshness and character of an antique coin among smooth shillings. - Author: Mary Russell Mitford
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#20. I once bought a Manchester United hat, which I think was 12 shillings, and somebody ran up behind me and pulled it off and just ran ahead. I thought, 'It's a very cruel world, I'm not prepared for this'. And I decided to get my revenge on society. - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#21. In your Salvation shelter I saw poverty, misery, cold and hunger. You gave them bread and treacle and dreams of heaven. I give from thirty shillings a week to twelve thousand a year. They find their own dreams; but I look after the drainage. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#22. Physiological psychology is, therefore, first of all psychology. - Author: Wilhelm Wundt
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#23. Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics. - Author: Ann Richards
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#24. Pressure is working down the pit. Pressure is having no work at all. Pressure is trying to escape relegation on 50 shillings a week. Pressure is not the European Cup or the Championship or the Cup Final. That's the reward. - Author: Bill Shankly
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#25. In terms of merit, sports has mathematical statistics. That's how you know who the best player is. - Author: Norm MacDonald
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#26. In the seventeenth century the pound sterling was divided into twenty shillings (shortened to s.), and a shilling was divided into twelve pennies, or pence (shortened to d.). So an amount might be expressed as £2 10s 6d, or £2/10/6d. - Author: Stephen Inwood
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#27. It must be eight years since I last saw Joseph Taboys. How pleasant it would be to meet his jovial face again, to clasp his strong hand, and to hear his cheery laugh once more! He owes me 14 shillings, too. - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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#28. I disagree with everything I used to say. - Author: Vivienne Westwood
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#29. The last good time always comes - Author: Stephen King
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#30. The exciting quality about Joyce is that when you read him, you are not told of the large public issues that were agitating the minds of politicians and journalists on those days. Joyce is interested in the mind of a man who has put five shillings on a horse. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#31. Teaching is a form of show business. - Author: Steve Martin
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#32. Life is pounds, shillings, and pence ... Death is not pounds, shillings, and pence. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#33. I was utterly without worldly ambition because I knew that all that was needed for a rich, full life was a few shillings a week with which to buy SF magazines and beer. - Author: Bob Shaw
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#34. It has been said that an engineer is a man who can do for ten shillings what any fool can do for a pound; if that be so, we were certainly engineers. - Author: Nevil Shute
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#35. SOVEREIGNTY
Sovereignty is a wind of change.
(Hariri) - Author: Idries Shah
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#36. Thought I had said enough respecting them to show that there is nothing observable in the heavens or stars of our system that must not, or at least may not appear precisely alike in those of the system which I described. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#37. British currency was configured in pounds, shillings, and pence. One pound equaled twenty shillings, written as 20 s., which in turn equaled 240 pence, or 240 d. A new pound is equal to 100 pennies, with one penny equal to 2.4 of the obsolete pence.) - Author: Erik Larson
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#38. To say that these men paid their shillings to watch twenty-two hirelings kick a ball is merely to say that a violin is wood and catgut, that Hamlet is so much paper and ink. - Author: J.B. Priestley
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#39. In London, before I set out, I had paid one shilling; another was now demanded, so that upon the whole, from London to Richmond, the passage in the stage costs just two shillings. - Author: Karl Philipp Moritz
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#40. Thus it shall befall Him, who to worth in women over-trusting, Lets her will rule: restraint she will not brook; And left to herself, if evil thence ensue She first his weak indulgence will accuse. - Author: John Milton
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#41. Twelve shillings for your sister's skates, and two shillings for your dreams. - Author: Noel Streatfeild
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#42. With supernatural intuition Blessed Josemaria untiringly preached the universal call to holiness and apostolate. Christ calls everyone to become holy in the realities of everyday life. Hence work too is a means of personal holiness and apostolate when it is done in union with Jesus Christ - Author: Pope John Paul II
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