no allowance

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  • 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.
  • I make no allowances for what are called young man's follies: he must be above anything of that kind. Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
  • 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
  • They are so very complicated that they will make no allowance for us, and will not permit us to live simply as we would like. Cited from By the Christmas Fire, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • He has asked for no allowances or rewards, either directly or indirectly, on account of his race. Cited from The Book of American Negro Poetry, edited by James Weldon Johnson
  • But in it there was no allowance made for incompetence and non-appearance. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • The attendants made no allowance for his condition of mind. Cited from A Mind That Found Itself, by Clifford Whittingham Beers
  • These are directly measurable physical quantities in which no allowance has been made for biological effects.
  • No allowance was made for his tender years. Cited from Windjammers and Sea Tramps, by Walter Runciman
  • You make no allowance for necessity, or the desperation of my condition. Cited from Miriam Monfort, by Catherine A. Warfield
  • And now I think of it, you've had no allowance since you came here, Noll. Cited from Culm Rock, by Glance Gaylord
  • No allowance was made for what is nowadays known as a "professional error". Cited from Myths of Babylonia and Assyria, by Donald A. Mackenzie
  • No allowance is given for the defendant's lack of experience.
  • He made no allowances, and did not leave to his justice the large margin of tenderness and mercy. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 5
  • No reserves, no allowances of the least importance are necessary in dealing with the rest of the volume. Cited from Matthew Arnold, by George Saintsbury
  • No allowances were made for her poor health, for her years, for the family losses which left her every year more and more a lonely woman. Cited from Queen Victoria, by E. Gordon Browne
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