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dime

a coin of the US and Canada, worth one tenth of a dollar or ten cents
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And he didn't give me the dime, much less the home and stock; so you see, my dear, your father's street-arab career is beset with disappointments."
He would sally forth from a saloon, and, after making sure there was no policeman in sight, would approach every likely-looking person who passed him, telling his woeful story and pleading for a nickel or a dime. Then when he got one, he would dart round the corner and return to his base to get warm; and his victim, seeing him do this, would go away, vowing that he would never give a cent to a beggar again.
Next dime I see Bimi dere was a pistol in my belt, und he touch it once, and I open de breech to show him it was loaded.
She would have thought it rather sacrilegious to leave it off--as bad as forgetting her Bible or her collection dime. That amethyst brooch was Marilla's most treasured possession.
And if he hit that dime only on the edge he would set down and cry -- and curse.
When all the financial world was clamoring for money and perishing through lack of it, the first of each month many thousands of dollars poured into his coffers from the water-rates, and each day ten thousand dollars, in dime and nickels, came in from his street railways and ferries.
Part of Johnson's success comes from his ability to facilitate open communication, organization and his accountability, according to the March of Dimes.
March of Dimes works to improve the health of mothers and babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Agnew, a biomedical electronics consultant who has written several books on the Old West, traces the history of pulp literature from 1830 to 1960, focusing on dime novels, pulp magazines, and other sensationalist literature from their start in the 19th century to the transition into paperback novels in the 1950s, with emphasis on the cowboy hero and the hard-boiled detective.
TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), has announced that has it raised USD 150,000 to donate to nonprofit March of Dimes, championing for the health of all moms and babies, the company said.
Donations were accepted at 136 branches from customers and team members across Illinois and Wisconsin and at the TCF 100-mile bike ride for March of Dimes. TCF Bank is committed to strengthening and investing in the communities that it serves and values the opportunity to support such an important cause.
The Pittsburgh March for Babies is a March of Dimes signature fundraiser, and one of the oldest fundraising and awareness walks in the country.