1 It was only to be had from the druggists as you nowadays buy an ounce of rhubarb.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
2 And this, good friends, is ambergris, worth a gold guinea an ounce to any druggist.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
3 With these he constructed a sort of Eastern divan, upon which he perched himself cross-legged, with an ounce of shag tobacco and a box of matches laid out in front of him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
4 His head was down and his shoulders rounded, as he put every ounce of energy that he possessed on to the pedals.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
5 Dantes noticed that the captain of The Young Amelia had, as he neared the land, mounted two small culverins, which, without making much noise, can throw a four ounce ball a thousand paces or so.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
6 Two mutton-chops, three potatoes, some split peas, a little flour, two ounces of butter, a pinch of salt, and all this black pepper.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XLVI
7 He had hardly achieved this very unusual gymnastic performance, when Mr. Bumble brought him, with his own hands, a basin of gruel, and the holiday allowance of two ounces and a quarter of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER III