some allowance

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  • I believe some allowance will be made you, but you will hear about that. Cited from The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories, by George Gissing
  • But there was some allowance made for me on account of my being young. Cited from Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, by Henry Bibb
  • Some allowance must also be made for the people of the country. Cited from First footsteps in East Africa,byRichard F. Burton
  • Still, you must make some allowance at a time like this. Cited from In the Midst of Alarms, by Robert Barr
  • This was, perhaps, rather too much; but some allowance must be made for human feelings. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Volume 5, by Boswell
  • Some allowance too should be made for a man who feels himself in a desperate position. Cited from Concord and Appledore,by Frank Preston Stearns
  • You will see there more than ever occurs, and what does occur the relation must be taken with some allowance. Cited from Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
  • We think, however, this statement requires to be taken with some allowance. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • Something would remain uncertain, and some allowance must be made for good or ill will at Rome. Cited from Lectures on Modern history, by Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
  • Some allowance is therefore to be made for them as plastic food. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 15, January, 1859, by Various
  • Oh, you must make some allowance for him! Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • Surely some allowances ought to be made for the circumstances of the case. Cited from Enter Bridget, by Thomas Cobb
  • The corporation seems to have continued some allowance to him.
  • My father was making me some allowance at the time and demurred. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • Still she tried to make some allowance for his bitter disappointment and evident suffering. Cited from True Love's Reward, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • It was necessary to make some allowances; and the feet, as I understand it, are free members. Cited from O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • This statement must be taken with some allowance, however, as, when left free to move, it will change in one direction. Cited from Aeroplanes, by J. S. Zerbe
  • At least spare my eyes, and make some allowance for a just indignation. Cited from The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4, by Cicero
  • "You'd better therefore make some allowance for me!" Cited from Hung Lou Meng, Book II, by Cao Xueqin
  • See if some allowance is not to be made for him, on account of his ignorance of things of this kind. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
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