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  • In either case his allowance of space was large and his independence complete. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • Yet, however long the fast might be, my allowance of food was never increased. Cited from Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal,S. Richardson
  • Children over twelve years old had half the allowance of the women. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • We used one-third more than the summer allowance of fuel. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • He gave the boys a larger allowance of spending money than was good for them. Cited from Bobby of the Labrador, by Dillon Wallace
  • Served out a short allowance of rice, being very short of that article. Cited from A Mission To The Interior of Africa, Mungo Park
  • They had already been reduced from eight to the short allowance of five pounds. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • Even an allowance of a hundred a year would enable her to remain here. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • We also expect that within a short time we shall get greatly increased allowances of sugar. Cited from The Fireside Chats of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • They had already been reduced from eight, to the short allowance of five pounds. Cited from Journey to the Polar Sea, 1819-22, Volume 2, by John Franklin
  • Is it common to allow them a certain portion of time instead of their allowance of provisions? Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • The mother gave us an allowance of five thousand each. Cited from Parrot & Co., by Harold MacGrath
  • It had taken her a long, long time to save them out of her small allowance of pocket-money. Cited from Hide and Seek, by Wilkie Collins
  • With this kind of food there is no allowance of bread, nor is any necessary. Cited from Essays, by Benjamin Rumford
  • Served the usual allowance of bread and water, three times a day. Cited from A Narrative Of The Mutiny on the Ship Bounty, by William Bligh
  • He would enjoy this new gift over and above his ordinary allowance of pleasure. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • We followed up the banks of the river for several days, with the usual allowance of sport. Cited from Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea, by James O. Brayman
  • We are on a short allowance of water, and we fear that our provisions will not hold out. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • They are kept on allowance of water and of food, lest they should get beyond fighting-weight. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 25, Nov, 1859
  • I make you no allowance of any sort, I pay you by the strict agreement. Cited from Shearing in the Riverina, by Rolf Boldrewood
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