Scarce a pennyweight of honest horse-flesh to be seen.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
An old prospector will judge from six ounces of stuff within a few pennyweights what will be the yield of a ton.
"Getting Gold" by J. C. F. Johnson
They worked hard enough during the day, but only brought back three pennyweights of gold-dust with them.
"A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53." by Mrs. Charles (Ellen) Clacey
Pennyweight of powder in a skull.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Our talk was of cyanide processes, reverberatories, pennyweights, water-jackets.
"An African Millionaire" by Grant Allen
That's every damned pennyweight.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
It tipped th' beam at wan pennyweight.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
He had to put a number of pennyweights into the scale with his own before the two were balanced.
"Marietta" by F. Marion Crawford
At Achin the bangkal of thirty pennyweights twenty-one grains, is the standard.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
One pod will produce on an average three pennyweights.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton