And they'd answer quick, snap, like that, that if two dollars ain't any better than one dollar
, then two thousand dollars ain't any better than one dollar
A placard near by announced that they had been reduced in price from two dollars and fifty cents to one dollar
and ninety-eight cents; and a young girl who stood behind the counter asked her if she wished to examine their line of silk hosiery.
A few minutes before closing time, he threw every share of which he was possessed upon the market, and the next morning Royal Hardwells stood at one dollar
Now, here is a clear gain, in a very brief period, of no less than one dollar
and twenty-five cents -- this is in the mere cases of Snap and Gruff; and I solemnly assure the reader that these extracts are taken at random from my Day-Book.
He is playing a bass part upon his cello, and so the excitement is nothing to him; no matter what happens in the treble, it is his task to saw out one long-drawn and lugubrious note after another, from four o'clock in the afternoon until nearly the same hour next morning, for his third of the total income of one dollar
He was to give me ten dollar an acre for the clearin’, and one dollar
an acre over the first cost on the woodland, and we agreed to leave the buildin’s to men.
An average house in this neighborhood costs perhaps eight hundred dollars, and to lay up this sum will take from ten to fifteen years of the laborer's life, even if he is not encumbered with a family -- estimating the pecuniary value of every man's labor at one dollar
a day, for if some receive more, others receive less; -- so that he must have spent more than half his life commonly before his wigwam will be earned.
It was all very delightful till she got home, and was alone; then, on looking into her purse, she saw one dollar
and the list of things she meant to get for mother and the children.
After the first year,' say the trustees, 'an account current will be opened with each pupil; he will be charged with the actual cost of his board, which will not exceed two dollars per week;' a trifle more than eight shillings English; 'and he will be credited with the amount paid for him by the state, or by his friends; also with his earnings over and above the cost of the stock which he uses; so that all his earnings over one dollar
per week will be his own.
They worked twelve hours a day and received one dollar
for the long day of toil.
I was now getting, as I have said, one dollar
and fifty cents per day.
Two million five hundred and ten thousand seven hundred and one dollars