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They have bought their food in half-pennyworths and pennyworths.
Figuratively speaking, we only grow wheat in halfpennyworths and pennyworths in this country, and an industry cannot be made to pay on that basis to-day.
There is no doubt that women are being treated as pennyworths in the country.
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When you get down to the very poor they have to balance their weekly budget by pennyworths, and they have to buy tea by pennyworths or twopennyworths.
pennyworth of capacity which is not used is an on-cost on the production of the capacity which is being used.
My ration was 10-
pennyworth of scrag end of neck of mutton.
I am therefore encouraged to put in my
Today, owing to rationing, all that is available is two-thirds of one
pennyworth of meat for each person served with a meal.
We never bought a
pennyworth and that is all there is to the whole matter.
They could not attract a
pennyworth of income without using the property of creative artists and other copyright owners.
Would it not be much more advisable to give an additional
pennyworth of rationed food to the miner's household?
He is ruining the ship for the sake of a
pennyworth of tar.
In many cases they are not asking for a
pennyworth of compensation.
In some instances not a
pennyworth of work was being done to the house.
He receives not a
pennyworth of compensation at all.
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