allowable

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  • My orders were such and the force with me also so small that no attack was allowable. Cited from Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father. . .Youngest Sister, by Grant
  • Any shape and any plan is allowable, remember, provided it can carry two. Cited from Ernest Bracebridge, by William H. G. Kingston
  • There are a great many things regarded by business men as allowable. Cited from All's For the Best, by T. S. Arthur
  • The city, however, states that the metal levels are well below the federal allowable levels.
  • Such language may perhaps be allowable in a crisis like the present. Cited from Importation of Foreign Corn, by Thomas Malthus
  • It is even allowable to doubt whether such a type could be practically got up. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884, by Various
  • Every thing is allowable, every thing is good, provided that we succeed in our ends! Cited from The Uprising of a Great People, by Count Agenor de Gasparin
  • The can call for help in case of emergency through radio however there are only allowable three calls.
  • However, it was agreed that playing upon words, where the sound was the same, was quite allowable. Cited from Holidays at the Grange or A Week's Delight, by Emily Mayer Higgins
  • Its overall design would be determined by the allowable pressure drop based on the expected flow.
  • "Is it allowable to ask why not, my fair one?" said the old lady. Cited from Burgomaster's Wife, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • It is not allowable to say one will come either earlier or later than the time specified. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • This image should be allowable because it only used to show a representation of the album cover.
  • Therefore so much argument as has been given seems allowable. Cited from Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2), by Mme de Stael
  • It is allowable to do that --to save your life, but not to stop your horse. Cited from In the Riding-School; Chats With Esmeralda, by Theo. Stephenson Browne
  • But I am not sure that the original form is not allowable. Cited from The Grammar of English Grammars, by Goold Brown
  • And in this kind of argument it is allowable to use all these same methods. Cited from The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4, by Cicero
  • But if they command them to be void, why are they left in their books as things allowable? Cited from The Apology of the Church of England, by John Jewel
  • Allowable checking is based on what age level of the game is being played.
  • According to the law of nature all that is useful is allowable. Cited from History Of Modern Philosophy, by Richard Falckenberg
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