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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Shilling
 
Happy the man, who, void of cares and strife,
In silken or in leathern purse retains
A splendid shilling.
        J. Phillips.—The Splendid Shilling.
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And in thy numbers, Phillips, shines for aye
The solitary shilling.
        Cowper.—The Task, Book III. Line 455.
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