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A few sovereigns and a single crisp twenty-pound Bank of England note constituted the rear guard of Alan Hawke's vanished "sinews of war.
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He instinctively felt for the little card case containing that solitary twenty-pound note; it was a gentleman's stake after all.
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A twenty-pound note to take ye back to Geneva!
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He had furnished the twenty-pound note which made that natty damsel doubly anxious to meet her faithful lover "Joseph Smith," to whom she now dispatched the news of the immediate return of the anxious Professor.
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The enemy threw twenty-pound shells repeatedly over the camp, that did no further damage than add to the consternation of the already excited teamsters, who seemed to think the safety of the army depended on their getting out of the way.
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We soon heard the history of the "twenty-pound weight" story.
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On leaving him I walked towards the park, but wishing to change a twenty-pound note before going in I went to a fat merchant, an epicure whose acquaintance I had made at the tavern, and put down the note on his counter, begging him to cash it for me.
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It was all the change out of a twenty-pound note which dear old Binnie gave me before we set out, with a quotation out of Horace, you know, about Neque tu choreas sperne puer.
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Then, Mr Boffin took the liberty of mentioning to Mr Milvey that if Mr Milvey would do him the kindness to be perpetually his banker to the extent of 'a twenty-pound note or so,' to be expended without any reference to him, he would be heartily obliged.
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A two-pounder in this little stream makes as much fuss as a twenty-pound salmon in the mighty Tweed. Hark!
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He received the deposit in bank-notes of the following amounts: one fifty-pound note, three twenty-pound notes, six ten-pound notes, and six five-pound notes.
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One of the menials wrote it, who did not like that Temple livery nor those twenty-pound wages.
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He'll be glad enough to walk off with a twenty-pound note, which I'll give him.
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The next day, Wood asked for change for a twenty-pound bill.
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Mr. Oldinport wrote to express his sympathy, and enclosed another twenty-pound note, begging that he might be permitted to contribute in this way to the relief of Mr. Barton's mind from pecuniary anxieties, under the pressure of a grief which all his parishioners must share; and offering his interest towards placing the two eldest girls in a school expressly founded for clergymen's daughters.
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It is not unusual to see infants weighing eight or nine pounds at birth, but babies of more than ten pounds are rare, and the fabulous, though not infrequent, reports of fifteen and twenty-pound infants are probably not based upon actual weighings, but upon the impression of someone who has merely seen the child or perhaps guessed the weight from lifting it.
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Examples of Twenty-pound

Example #1
The practical part of the operations of this sole committee of ways and means, was an exhaustive examination of his depleted pockets.
Example #2
And so he had sadly betaken himself to a safe, retired place, where he could hold the aforesaid council of war.
Example #3
And the would-be suicide silently invoked the fickle goddess Fortuna!
Example #4
Alan Hawke nodded, and a thirsty gleam lit up his crafty eyes.
Example #5
When ye sign this receipt for the stipend, ye are free to leave my house at once.
Example #6
There's some letters and a couple of telegrams for ye!