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Quotation by Robert Louis Stevenson
Pieces of eight! pieces of eight! pieces of eight!
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. Long John Silver's parrot, Cap'n Flint, in Treasure Island, pt 1, ch. 10 (1883).
"Pieces of eight" were the old Spanish silver peso of eight reals—marked with an "8"Mcurrent in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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