Perhaps, mademoiselle, they might give that much at the mint
, for there they coin money; but, in this shop, no one will give more than five francs for that thimble.
He envied the purple-nosed old cab-drivers on the stand, the boot-black boys at the edge of the pavement, the two large bobbies pacing slowly along the Tower Gardens railings in the consciousness of their infallible might, and the bright scarlet sentries walking smartly to and fro before the Mint
My husband had this excellence, that he valued nothing of expense; and as his history, you may be sure, has very little weight in it, 'tis enough to tell you that in about two years and a quarter he broke, and was not so happy to get over into the Mint, but got into a sponging-house, being arrested in an action too heavy from him to give bail to, so he sent for me to come to him.
How, I knew not, for I could come at no knowledge of anything, more than this, that he came home about three o'clock in the morning, caused the rest of his goods to be removed into the Mint, and the shop to be shut up; and having raised what money he could get together, he got over, as I said, to France, from whence I had one or two letters from him, and no more.
This I did effectually, for I went into the Mint too, took lodgings in a very private place, dressed up in the habit of a widow, and called myself Mrs.
Her husband had been a captain of a merchant ship, and having had the misfortune to be cast away coming home on a voyage from the West Indies, which would have been very profitable if he had come safe, was so reduced by the loss, that though he had saved his life then, it broke his heart, and killed him afterwards; and his widow, being pursued by the creditors, was forced to take shelter in the Mint.
Give it a name, heart of oak, and we'd get it for you, if it was wine from a bishop's cellar, or melted gold from King George's mint
May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Today the Tic Tac brand, known for its iconic-shaped mints
and unique packaging, is launching Tic Tac Mixers mints
, the newest addition to the Tic Tac family of products.
The first-tier is dominated by large, state-owned mints
that offer coins and blanks as well as a range of ancillary products, including commemoratives, bullion, decorations, medals and jewellery.
has created a new line of attractively priced, proprietary mint
flavors that deliver the consumer-preferred profiles of popular piperita oils such as Far West, Willamette, Yakima and Madras mints
The 97p mints
will come in peppermint and spearmint, and are packaged in pocket-sized tins.
According to a survey of 1,634 drivers by Post Office Car Insurance, 90% have sweets in their cars and most are mints