Contributing a hundred guineas each towards the education of their students.
I saw great big turkeys, geese, guineas, ducks and many others.
Excepting for greyhounds, however, high prices are rarely offered for sporting dogs, 300 guineas for the pointer "Coronation" and 200 guineas for the retriever "High Legh Blarney" being the best reported prices for gun dogs during the last few years.
The enormous prices once given for rare varieties of tulip bulbs no longer obtain, though, even now, two and three guineas are asked for special bulbs.
This instrument was devised for the purpose of detecting counterfeit coin, especially guineas and half-guineas.