Twenty-franc in a sentence

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I've got a pretty strong mind, and if you were to tell me that when we get to port, and you discharge this crew, I can walk off with all the gold eagles or twenty-franc pieces I can carry, I think I could stand it without losing my mind.
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Golden sovereigns, golden eagles, golden twenty-franc pieces, gold that gleamed, gold that dazzled, gold that mirrored back their own delighted faces!
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On my honor, you look like a twenty-franc piece that the Jews have sweated and the money-changers refuse.
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As for describing Fritz's feelings, when dusty, down on his luck, and almost like a leper, he crossed the Rhine and found a real twenty-franc piece held out by the hand of a real friend,-that moment transcends the powers of the prose writer; Pindar alone could give it forth to humanity in Greek that should rekindle the dying warmth of friendship in the world.
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To be sure, he would have asked himself with equal simplicity what was the difference between a twenty-franc piece, a napoleon, and a louis, or would have debated as to the precise numerical relation between twenty-five cents and a quarter of a dollar; but then, those are mere foreign coins, you see, which no fellow can be expected to understand, unless he happens to have lived in the country they are used in.
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Moreover, he did not allow anything to worry him, but was perfectly willing that the young priest should pay his railway fare, and provide for him at the hotel yonder as for a child; and his daughter Blanche, having slipped a twenty-franc piece into his hand at the last moment, he had even thought himself rich again.
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Examples of Twenty-franc

Example #1
That won't keep us from sleeping.
Example #2
It would be a good deal better for you-and for me, too-to consider, as Shirley does, that these bags are all filled with good, clean, anthracite coal.
Example #3
A great wrong had been righted, and their persistent search had been crowned with a glorious success.
Example #4
They reached the beach, broke open the rusted lock with blows of a pick, and there before them in the sunlight was the gold.
Example #5
But you are as lovely as ever.
Example #6
The singer recognized her Hulot only by his voice.