But for a work of obvious and vital necessity, such as that of the strengthening of the Murazzi, it has not a soldo to spare.
It takes a soldo to get in, and Luigi has but few of them, but he is always there.
One day found him, at the beginning of winter, without work, and without a soldo in his pocket.
The few who have escaped have been brought to Catania naked, without a soldo.
When I give a soldo to a beggar, and he says to me, “God preserve your health, and the health of all belonging to you!”
If you come into his market—well, I'd not give a soldo for your skin.
Is it not for her that he has been in prison, and that he has left my mamma without a soldo in the house?
Stay; let us exchange; I will take another bunch and you shall pay the man for it one soldo.
At the low price of a soldo you may choose your own portion of the hideous dainty, warm it in the water and devour it on the spot.
Their average play was one soldo or penny, the minimum bet half a soldo, and the high four soldi.