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  • The experiments with this form were not successful, and, with the view of making the moving parts as light as possible, he substituted for the comparatively heavy lever armature a small piece of clock spring, about the size of a sixpence, glued to the centre of the diaphragm.
  • Sir Clifford thinks of charging twopence for a peep at the whispering gallery in the spinal column; threepence to hear the echo in the hollow of his cerebellum; and sixpence for the unrivalled view from his forehead.
  • January 1775 Samuel Jones He was appointed resident engineer at one pound, eleven shillings and sixpence a week including all expenses.
  • The sixpence is a slightly scarce or " key " date, having the lowest mintage of any recent sixpence.
  • She passes a sixpence to the tall woman who hands it to me and I present both women with small posies of wild flowers.

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