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  • s  of trifling worth

  • Argentina refused to honor British mail carrying a new twopenny stamp featuring the disputed (but British-administered) Falkland Islands.
  • With big fuses sputtering among Europe's political high explosives, China's War has recently looked like a chain of twopenny firecrackers.
  • Daisy wrote her novels in twopenny notebooks.

  • Robert Louis Stevenson in Independent
    In The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson described a typical Soho street as featuring a "gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in...

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