Passports granted in England are subject to a stamp duty of sixpence.
At last he borrowed sixpence from the stage-manager and returned home, carrying all his property tied up in a handkerchief.
The direct taxation is represented by a tax of one penny in the pound on the unimproved value of land, sixpence in the pound on the annual income derived in the state from all sources, except the use and occupation of land and improvements thereon.
The expenses of a parish council may not, without the consent of a parish meeting, exceed the amount of a rate of threepence in the for the financial year; but with the consent of the parish meeting the limit may be increased to sixpence, exclusive of expenses under the adoptive acts.
The Cornhill followed the same example in 1883, reducing its price to sixpence and devoting its pages to light reading.
The experiments with this form were not successful, and, with the view of making the moving parts as light as possible, he substituted for the comparatively heavy lever armature a small piece of clock spring, about the size of a sixpence, glued to the centre of the diaphragm.
Children are readily sold by their parents at a price varying from the equivalent of one shilling to one and sixpence.
a sum in amount not less than at least half of the estimated cost of the proposed improvement must have been raised by private subscription or donation, and the rate must not exceed sixpence in the;.
eleven shillings and sixpence a week including all expenses.
You may by now be getting a vague inkling that I liked The Moon & Sixpence.
The sixpence is a slightly scarce or " key " date, having the lowest mintage of any recent sixpence.
posye passes a sixpence to the tall woman who hands it to me and I present both women with small posies of wild flowers.
Elizabeth to collapse, having choked on the sixpence in Jill's home-made Christmas pud.
This was extremely generous, when compared to the infantryman's one shilling and the ordinary sapper 's two shillings and sixpence.
Each Commissioner was expected to pay sixpence " to be spent in drink for the good of the house.
In 1959 we saw edition five which now cost sixpence.
In Ireland, if you put sixpence under yer pillow, the fairies come an take awe yer teeth oot!
A man in the group I'm sitting with says " I'll give sixpence to the first person who sees a whale " .
Mike found a sixpence dating back to the 19 th century.
Carpenter had about sixpence on her, enough for a nights lodging in the town without using the ticket.
Many years ago a silver sixpence may be found in your serving!
If he doesn't think it worth sixpence, then let him write to us and tell us why.
King was found in possession of a crooked sixpence which was known to have belonged to the murdered woman.
The traditional coin was an old silver sixpence or threepenny bit.
In 1806, John Harris brought out an edition costing only sixpence.
All of her friends said how lucky she was and how they wished the little folk would leave them a shiny sixpence.
sixpence return including man, cab and horse.
sixpence per quarter.
sixpence per hour.
Why not treat yourself to a real silver sixpence from our online store?
Advertisments of the day December 10th twelve page issue price sixpence.
January 15th A sixteen page issue, price sixpence.
April 15th April 22nd An eleven page issue price sixpence.
turn on a sixpence.
In 1882 Fraser changed its name to Longman's Magazine, and was popularized and reduced to sixpence.
This was extremely generous, when compared to the infantryman 's one shilling and the ordinary sapper 's two shillings and sixpence.
Each Commissioner was expected to pay sixpence to be spent in drink for the good of the house.
In Ireland, if you put sixpence under yer pillow, the fairies come an take awe yer teeth oot !
A man in the group I 'm sitting with says " I'll give sixpence to the first person who sees a whale ".
Many years ago a silver sixpence may be found in your serving !
If he does n't think it worth sixpence, then let him write to us and tell us why.
It was sixpence return including man, cab and horse.
It is open to persons of all religions denominations, and the charge to each member is only sixpence per quarter.
Our wages paid us the princely sum of two shillings and sixpence per hour.
Yet fashions in dance can turn on a sixpence.
The urban legend Snopes created claimed that the famous pirate Blackbeard created the nursery rhyme "Sing a Song of Sixpence" as a coded pirate recruitment song.
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