make no allowance

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  • You make no allowance for -- for some possible good in every one. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • It would make no allowance at all for people of strong religious experiences. Cited from To Infidelity and Back, by Henry F. Lutz
  • This is one thing which we did not understand -- had made no allowance for. Cited from Herland [for Mother's Day], Charlotte P. Gilman
  • Yet the men don't make no allowance for that -- not they. Cited from The Farringdons, by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
  • It made no allowance for what happens when a mad dog starts running through the world. Cited from Out To Win, by Coningsby Dawson
  • To him they seemed unjust, because they were hard and fast, and made no allowance for circumstances. Cited from Ginx's Baby, A Satire, by Edward Jenkins?
  • He makes no allowance for any residual weight they may have. Cited from The Gospels in the Second Century, by William Sanday
  • He made no allowance for the varying nature of the seasons. Cited from The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work, by Ernest Favenc
  • I am afraid I made no allowance for my uncle's peculiar temperament. Cited from The Lighted Way, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The law made no allowance for the fact that half the children in Minnesota lived without both biological parents.
  • They were having their first taste of High School sports, which made no allowance for quitters. Cited from The High School Freshmen, by H. Irving Hancock
  • I make no allowance for innumerable feelings and circumstances that may have all tended to good. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • They make no allowance for any change that may have occurred in mademoiselle's inclinations. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He was so absorbed with his own complaints as to make no allowance for hers. Cited from Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi, Part 1, by Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi
  • The attendants made no allowance for his condition of mind. Cited from A Mind That Found Itself, by Clifford Whittingham Beers
  • You make no allowance for necessity, or the desperation of my condition. Cited from Miriam Monfort, by Catherine A. Warfield
  • And you make no allowance for the slowness with which a man finds and tries to learn his tools. Cited from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson Vol 1
  • Growth is a factor for which hurried forcing methods make no allowance. Cited from Resonance in Singing and Speaking, by Thomas Fillebrown
  • And are we to make no allowance for the standard of right by which the native is guided in the system of policy he may adopt? Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • Like all solitary people, isolated from passing events, he made no allowance for occurrences outside of his routine. Cited from Frontier Stories, by Bret Harte
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