Usage examples for bobs

  1. It was finally settled that Paul should attend Mr. MacGrawler two hours a day; that Mr. MacGrawler should be entitled to such animal comforts of meat and drink as the Mug afforded, and, moreover, to the weekly stipend of two shillings and sixpence,- the shillings for instruction in the classics, and the sixpence for all other humanities; or, as Mrs. Lobkins expressed it, " two bobs for the Latin, and a site for the vartue." – Paul Clifford, Volume 1. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton