daily allowance

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  • "Do you think that we can continue to exist if our daily allowance is reduced one-fourth?" Cited from The Red Eric, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • By supper-time the captain announced the future daily allowance, and served it out. Cited from The Red Eric, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He had also added a glass to the daily allowance of wine, which he had thought sufficient thus far. Cited from Heart and Science, by Wilkie Collins
  • After the first riding, four horses were the daily allowance of each rider. Cited from A Texas Matchmaker, by Andy Adams
  • The prisoners were permitted to buy their own food through the prison officials, up to the value of their daily allowance. Cited from All's Well, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • Two or three hundred shells were a not unusual daily allowance. Cited from The Great Boer War, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • To diminish the daily allowance as rapidly as possible to one-half. Cited from The Opium Habit, by Horace B. Day
  • He took a handful of louis from his pocket, and told the priest that this was his daily allowance. Cited from She Stands Accused, by Victor MacClure
  • He then fixed two Frogs as his daily allowance, that he might use as his regular supply for breakfast and dinner. Cited from The Talking Beasts, by Various
  • A member of parliament receives this daily allowance only for attending.
  • More recent versions of the program, such as that described in, take exercise and physical activity into account to grant additional points in the daily allowance.
  • I now, however, divided the daily allowance into two portions, and after a day or two into four, and then into single grains. Cited from The Opium Habit, by Horace B. Day
  • In the afternoon I attended Mr. P. to see the negroes receive their daily allowance of food. Cited from Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, by Maria Graham
  • The Man-Mountain shall have a daily allowance of food sufficient for 1724 of our subjects. Cited from The Elson Readers, Book 5, by William H. Elson
  • Four was his daily allowance, and as he enjoyed number two she let down the stirrups which had seemed likely to startle him. Cited from Navy Girl at Home, by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • The daily allowance depends on the daily earning and on the number of dependent children.
  • His daily allowance were fixed to 500, and while he spent his allowance on religious education and the study of history.
  • His appetite began to return, however, and it was evident that the short daily allowance would be insufficient for him. Cited from Charlie to the Rescue, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The mate, therefore, proposed that they should reduce their daily allowance, though they gave Alice as much as she would consent to take. Cited from The South Sea Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Members of the lower house receive, and must accept, travelling expenses and a daily allowance of fifteen marks during sessions. Cited from The Governments of Europe, by Frederic Austin Ogg
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