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Penny, the twelfth part of a shilling: Wiv. II, 2, 1. Wiv. II, 2, 1 LLL III, 28. LLL III, 28 V, 1, 74. As II, 5, 29. Shr. III, 2, 85. All's V, 2, 39. H4A I, 3, 91. H4B I, 2, 252. V, 1, 34 (proverb: a friend i' the court is better than a penny in purse). H5 III, 6, 50. H6B III, 1, 109. IV, 2, 71. H8 III, 2, 453. Troil. II, 1, 77. Rom. II, 4, 195. Cymb. II, 4, 20. V, 4, 170. Plur. “pence:” Gent. II, 5, 10. Wiv. I, 1, 160. II, 2, 14. Shr. Ind. 2, 24. Tw. I, 5, 87. IV, 1, 33. John I, 153. H4B I, 2, 263. H5 IV, 8, 68. H8 II, 3, 89. Cor. II, 1, 80.
== money in general: “her father is make her a petter p.” Wiv. I, 1, 62 (Evans' speech). “what p. hath Rome borne, what men provided, what munition sent, to underprop this action?” John V, 2, 97.
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