And there Fanny sat gazing on the half-sovereign, as if she was half stupefied.
Holmes took a half-sovereign from his pocket and played with it pensively.
"It wasn't a sovereign; it was a half-sovereign," corrected Floss.
"There's a half-sovereign for you," my companion said, standing up and taking his hat.
Little his comrade knew what that half-sovereign had cost him!
Why did he have those three stones set in the half-sovereign?
He said we might certainly have the half-sovereign, and he hoped we should enjoy ourselves with our treasure-trove.
I was ready for him—tickets, Peterkin's half-sovereign, and all.
The wideawake then and there spun up into the air, even as the half-sovereign had spun before it.
Take this half-sovereign and get me some cold meat and beer for supper.