Sentence Examples with the word sixpence

A sum in amount not less than at least half of the estimated cost of the proposed improvement must have been raised by private subscription or donation, and the rate must not exceed sixpence in the;.

At last he borrowed sixpence from the stage-manager and returned home, carrying all his property tied up in a handkerchief.

The Cornhill followed the same example in 1883, reducing its price to sixpence and devoting its pages to light reading.