Liards

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The Roman chancery had even its regular scale for the absolution of the dead; there were many privileged altars in the fifteenth century, at which every mass performed for six liards delivered a soul from purgatory. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Thus, said Friar John, at Seuille, the rascally beggars being one evening on a solemn holiday at supper in the spital, one bragged of having got six blancs, or twopence halfpenny; another eight liards, or twopence; a third, seven caroluses, or sixpence; but an old mumper made his vaunts of having got three testons, or five shillings. ❋ Unknown (2002)

The people who receive what they earn in a currency they hold in contempt, are more anxious to spend than to save; and those who formerly hoarded six liards or twelve sols pieces with great care, would think it folly to hoard an assignat, whatever its nominal value. ❋ An English Lady (N/A)

[Footnote 69: Former weights of France: 1 livre = 2 marcs = 16 ounces = 128 gros = 384 deniers = 9,216 grains.] [Footnote 70: Former moneys of France: 1 livre = 20 sous = 240 deniers or 48 liards. 1 livre = 0.9876 francs.] _____ ❋ J. F. Loubat (N/A)

The children rolled upon the ground, laughed, and howled, while maman, and bonne maman from the window of her chair, scattered handfuls of centimes, sous, and liards, an old coin of the period that no longer exists. ❋ Unknown (1919)

She and her mother had a hard struggle to gain a living; they had sunk very low since the father’s death—their needlework brought them in barely six deniers a week, which is not quite two liards. ❋ Unknown (1917)

A few liards had rolled into the mud; the captain in his enthusiasm stooped to pick them up. ❋ Unknown (1917)

Grands blancs, petits blancs, targes, liards à l’aigle, every description of small coin, were now showered upon her. ❋ Unknown (1917)

` Is Mr Phillips (who has now his town and country house, in the most fashionable style) the same who was originally a linen-draper and bankrupt at Salisbury, and who made his first family entré in the metropolis, by his superiority at Bil-liards (with Captain Wallace, Orrell, &c.) at Cropley's, in Bow Street? ❋ Unknown (1870)

Drawn upon the true ground by this inquiry, you bestow upon her such little compliments as you can spare and which are, as it were, the small change, the sous, the liards of your purse. ❋ Honor�� De Balzac (1824)

For the very moderate sum of two _liards_, they enabled an abbé or a poet to present himself in the gilded apartments of a dutchess. ❋ Francis W. Blagdon (1798)

We need not fear, as at biW liards, to mifpend a morning at it* ❋ Unknown (1797)

a country town she met, behind the cemetery, little Chouquet, weeping bitterly, because one of his playmates had stolen two precious liards ❋ Guy De Maupassant (1871)

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