my allowance

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  • 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
  • As my allowance came, the question was what to do with them. Cited from Half a Century, by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  • My allowance will be ample to give you and your mother all you need. Cited from 'Way Down East, by Joseph R. Grismer
  • I 've kept within my allowance for two or three months. Cited from Polly Oliver's Problem, by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  • "Now we'll keep it till my allowance comes and then post it." Cited from Bessie Bradford's Prize, by Joanna H. Mathews
  • I want you to take it; it's mine -- some of my allowance. Cited from The Henchman, by Mark Lee Luther
  • My allowance, though what most of you would call noble, has proved quite inadequate. Cited from Four Max Carrados Detective Stories, by Ernest Bramah
  • If he cut off my allowance, I should be very much in the soup. Cited from Death At The Excelsior, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • I have told my father that, if we stay here, I hope he will lessen my allowance. Cited from Heartsease or Brother's Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I was going out to spend some of my allowance. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • I've saved a few hundred out of my allowance. Cited from No. 13 Washington Square, by Leroy Scott
  • I will draw some of my allowance in advance. Cited from Virgin Soil, by Ivan S. Turgenev
  • "But you have not arranged where my allowance is to be sent." Cited from Ernest Maltravers, E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • I'll pay for it out of my allowance. Cited from The Camp Fire Girls at School, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • "She didn't marry him that she herself should get my allowance -- she married him that he should." Cited from The Finer Grain, by Henry James
  • As I was not yet of age, I could not control all the property, but my allowance was liberal. Cited from The Mystery of Mary, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • I was then once more in possession of some ten thousand francs, without reckoning my allowance. Cited from Camille [La Dame aux Camilias], by A. Dumas, fils
  • "But, Mother, you can take it out of my allowance!" Cited from Keineth, by Jane D. Abbott
  • And saving money out of my allowance is slow work. Cited from Mary Jane--Her Visit, by Clara Ingram Judson
  • One morning, at the opening of the third year, my master did not appear, as usual, to give me my allowance for breakfast. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
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