Presently, however, he paid her with a half-crown piece, and she must go forth after the change.
Storm pushed a half-crown in front of him, and the next man did the same.
To do this would cost thousands of pounds, and he had just one half-crown and a few coppers.
Thady, but you never think of your priest; think of the half-crown it would be to me.
He settled to move in on the following Monday, and left a half-crown as deposit.
"I'm fly, governor," said that worthy, pocketing the half-crown.
I'm here and there, and where not, like the conjurer's half-crown in the lady's handkercher.
For all answer I dropped a half-crown into his soft broad palm.
Another is to take the half-crown and penny together in the fingers, the penny underlying the half-crown, concealed from view.
I like the Mess, and the half-crown whist, and the no 'canon' company.