allowance for

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  • Every girl in school will go without her allowance for two weeks. Cited from Just Patty, by Jean Webster
  • I must ask your kind allowances for this last part of the performance. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • I wonder if other people would make the same allowances for me! Cited from Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, by R.L. Stevenson
  • On the other hand, we must make allowances for our position of advantage. Cited from My Lady Nicotine, by J. M. Barrie
  • In future, he determined, he would make more allowance for her youth. Cited from The Heavenly Twins, by Madame Sarah Grand
  • You make no allowance for -- for some possible good in every one. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • I don't use any light, and they must make me an allowance for that. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 3, Ed. by Warner
  • They also claim that the health of children requires this public allowance for their care. Cited from The Family and it's Members, by Anna Garlin Spencer
  • She said she'd make all allowances for one, but no more. Cited from A Diversity of Creatures, by Rudyard Kipling
  • But you must make allowance for my being in such high spirits. Cited from The Leatherwood God, by William Dean Howells
  • He makes liberal allowance for himself, but is not sure she will! Cited from Donal Grant, by George MacDonald
  • As for the fighting itself, you must make great allowance for our difficulties. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • You see, my young friend, when a man is very rich you must make certain allowances for him. Cited from Three Dramas, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • Have I not all my pay and allowance for the whole time I was dead? Cited from The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations by Charlotte Yonge
  • I know you'll make allowances for one who was never trained to business methods. Cited from The Deluge, by David Graham Phillips
  • I can make allowances for people, and used to laugh in her face. Cited from Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray
  • I 've kept within my allowance for two or three months. Cited from Polly Oliver's Problem, by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  • I could not trouble him, and I did not believe he could make allowances for me. Cited from We and the World, Part I, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Fifteen minutes was not too long an allowance for all she was expected to do in her room. Cited from For the Sake of the School, by Angela Brazil
  • At first I was wild that you should make allowances for me. Cited from Ships That Pass In The Night, by Beatrice Harraden
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