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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.
As he opened his eyes and gave out the last hymn he looked at the handful of people, at the scattered pennies and dimes in the contribution box, and reflected that his mission was not only to gather funds for the building of his church, but to keep alive, in all these remote and lonely neighborhoods, that love for the cause which was its only hope in the years to come.
It came to him, in a flash of fancy, that her nature seemed taking on the attributes of stale vegetables, smelly soapsuds, and of the greasy dimes, nickels, and quarters she took in over the counter of the store.
“Do you expect, sir, to find gold and silver lying like pebbles on the surface of the earth?—dollars and dimes ready coined to your hands?
In a large degree it has been the pennies, the nickels, and the dimes which have come from the Sunday-schools, the Christian Endeavour societies, and the missionary societies, as well as from the church proper, that have helped to elevate the Negro at so rapid a rate.
Filipino guys are very tough,' said Tokyo Dime's Tomoyo Ochiai, Japan's top-ranked 3x3 player.
The Age of Dimes and Pulps: A History of Sensationalist Literature, 1830-1960
Held at the InterContinental Regency Bahrain yesterday, under the patronage of Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed and Capital Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, the launch event saw Dime chairman Abdullah Salem Busfar and chief executive Abdulaziz Qambar highlighting the importance of the Bahrain office in acting as a bridge between Asia Pacific and Europe.
Meanwhile, the DBM has already selected the programs and projects that will start to be monitored through Project DIME.
and with more than $5.5 billion in assets, Dime Community Bank sought a premier state-ofthe-art solution to replace its existing file sharing system.
," Dime was asked if she ever gets "tutoring" from Drake.