Ahoy! what damage, Dellow?" he roared to the mate in the boat astern. There was no reply for a minute or so whilst the first mate examined his boat. Then came a shout, in Dellow's familiar tones: "Twopenn'orth o' paint gone, and a bit of a splintery crack in the top plank." "Any leakage?" "Not a doo-drop, sir," was the reply. "Well done.

'That's twopenn'orth, sir, replied the waiter. 'What a rare article milk is, to be sure, in London! said Mr Squeers, with a sigh. 'Just fill that mug up with lukewarm water, William, will you? 'To the wery top, sir? inquired the waiter. 'Why, the milk will be drownded. 'Never you mind that, replied Mr Squeers. 'Serve it right for being so dear.

"This is twopenn'orth of milk, is it waiter?" said Mr. Squeers. "That's twopenn'orth, sir," replied the waiter. "What a rare article milk is, to be sure, in London!" said Mr. Squeers, with a sigh. "Just fill that mug up with lukewarm water, William, will you?" "To the wery top, sir?" inquired the waiter. "Why, the milk will be drownded." "Never you mind that," replied Mr. Squeers.

'Ven the lady and gen'l'm'n as keeps the hot-el first begun business, they used to make the beds on the floor; but this wouldn't do at no price, 'cos instead o' taking a moderate twopenn'orth o' sleep, the lodgers used to lie there half the day.

His dim eyes were rheumy, and his chin trembled. An awful sight! In a flash I remembered him, and cried, "What, Doctor!" He said, "I don't know you; my memory's gone. Send for twopenn'orth or a penn'orth of beer. Pray do." My young friends, that man who begged for a pennyworth of muddy ale was first of all a brilliant soldier, then a brilliant lawyer, then a brilliant historian.

Ekings the 'poarthecary?" said that young Michael Ragstroar, thrusting himself forward and others backward; because, you see, he was such a cheeky, precocious young vagabond. "Mean to say I can't buy twopenn'orth of diaculum plaster off of Mr. Ekings the 'poarthecary?

But those who think nothing of charging a soldier 6d. for a penny bottle of soda-water, or 2s. for twopenn'orth of cake, tremble for the feelings of their wives and daughters. Why do the women go to look? as Colonel Ward asked, in his indignant refusal even to listen to the petition.

Mr Squeers had before him a small measure of coffee, a plate of hot toast, and a cold round of beef; but he was at that moment intent on preparing breakfast for the little boys. 'This is twopenn'orth of milk, is it, waiter? said Mr Squeers, looking down into a large blue mug, and slanting it gently, so as to get an accurate view of the quantity of liquid contained in it.

"Twopenn'orth o' stroppin' and a basin o' warm water," said he, "and I'll patch him up equal to Guy's Hospital.... Got no diacklum? Then send one of those young varmints outside for it.... You've no call to go yourself." For a various crowd of various ages under twelve had come from nowhere to enjoy the tragic incident. "Twopenn'orth of diaculum plaster off of Mr.