There are many "littles," but few "mickles" here. It is among the last that two foreign gentlemen have successfully accomplished the ascent of Mauna Loa, and the mystery of its fires is solved.
She placed the coins on a little table which stood by his arm-chair, adding, "I suppose you know the Scotch saying, 'Many mickles make a muckle'; even a few pence are better than a pile of useless papers." "I know," said Liddell, with feeble eagerness, clutching the money and transferring it to his little old purse. "It is a good saving a wise saying.
If it is a point of honour that I should originate the name Miss Mickles Miggles. 'Miss Meagles, said Clennam, 'is very beautiful. 'Men are so often mistaken on those points, returned Mrs Gowan, shaking her head, 'that I candidly confess to you I feel anything but sure of it, even now; though it is something to have Henry corroborated with so much gravity and emphasis.