This seminary was, however, closed in about six months, and on the 2nd of March 1736/7 both Johnson and Garrick left Lichfield for London - Johnson, as he afterwards said, " with twopence halfpenny in his pocket," and Garrick " with three-halfpence in his."
I gave the prisoner twopence halfpenny, which I had lost.
Such was my father's estimation of my abilities in music, that he would not pay twopence for me.
Witness gave deceased twopence saying, " Here is twopence to have a cup of tea, but don't have rum.
A thought struck me, 'We could get twopence in any tea room for this bottle. ' 'That is nothing.