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I have just come from Persia and have brought with me five hundred gold pieces, and I am anxious to see if they are the proper weight.
For a while, he doubted whether there were any hidden chest of gold, and, in that case, whether he was so exceedingly wise to tear the house down, only to be convinced of its non-existence.
Hereupon the captain and all the crew set to work, with iron rakes and great hooks and lines, fishing for gold and silver at the bottom of the sea.
Either in gold, or in bills of the bank of Lyons, payable at M.
He would have given much of the gold before him for a little water--for he had to replace what had been thrown overboard when the negro was carried up into the air.
I will join you when I have searched this old ruin from top to bottom, and found the gold, or found that there is none.
In the meantime gold and silver, whereof money is made, they do so use, as none of them doth more esteem it, than the very nature of the thing deserveth.
When Iris came back she missed the pot of gold and of course she was in a sad way about it.
After having been left for a year or two, and then rewashed, it yields gold; and this process may be repeated even six or seven times; but the gold each time becomes less in quantity, and the intervals required (as the inhabitants say, to generate the metal) are longer.
Thieves would have taken the gold snuff-boxes, snuff and all; the gold pencil-cases, lead and all.
Fire Eater gives Pinocchio five gold pieces for his father, Geppetto; but the Marionette meets a Fox and a Cat and follows them
In reality, I am inclined to suspect, that all these several finders of truth, are the very identical men who are by others called the finders of gold.