There he should have had supper; he had threepence left to get it with.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
You have annihilated threepence, or a week's school fees for half the family.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
Each dinner cost, therefore, a fraction less than threepence.
"A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France" by William Duthie
An unboiled heel costs one shilling and threepence: so this glaze, which is very inferior in flavour to No.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
No man ever doubted that the commodity of tea could bear an imposition of threepence.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Emily gave him twopence, and Lucy gave him threepence.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
A cheap pair, that would see him out, come to threepence a week for three months.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Each scholar was paid threepence for his or her attendance, and guides were also paid for.
"Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind" by Frances Martin
They had actually earned a whole sovereign and threepence!
"Better than Play" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
He wants threepence a bushel more, and he will hold out till he gets it.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 353, March 1845" by Various
He tells us of that glorious one,
I think his name was Washington,
How he did fight for liberty,
To save a threepence tax on tea.
"A Song For Freedom" by Anonymous Americas
Everything is different in Africa.
Strange stars by night look down,
And threepence is called a tickey
And a florin’s like half-a-crown.
"Everything Is Different In Africa" by Cicely Fox Smith