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  • They usually forgot about it and spent their allowance money for something else. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The younger ones, however, directly their allowance was gone, cried out for more. Cited from James Braithwaite, the Supercargo, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Is it common to allow them a certain portion of time instead of their allowance of provisions? Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • It will thus be seen that in any case two brothers would have to receive their allowance in the same way. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • The two ladies suspected the truth now and they, too, cut down their allowance. Cited from Tom Swift And His Wireless Message, V. Appleton #6
  • He will give them their allowances in due time. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • The women receive their allowance of the same kind of cloth which the men have. Cited from The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • Their allowance of food was very scant, and of water still more so. Cited from A Visit To The United States In 1841, by Joseph Sturge
  • These companies would then sell their allowances to other companies for whom such reductions would be more expensive.
  • Here their allowance, twice a day to every one, is as much as he can eat, without either weight or measure. Cited from Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century, Clarence Henry Haring
  • The pirates suffered much from want of water, as it was necessary still further to reduce their allowance. Cited from The Pirate, by Frederick Marryat
  • They receive their allowance very commonly on Sunday morning. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • These are the people he has and pays every day; he gives them their allowance at the gate of the palace. Cited from A Forgotten Empire, by Robert Sewell
  • The 9th our men fell in dislike of their allowance because it was so small as they thought. Cited from The North-West Passage, by Richard Hakluyt
  • "But will the girls want to give their allowances?" Cited from Just Patty, by Jean Webster
  • Their allowance as such was prolonged in order that they might at least have some means of subsistence. Cited from My Days of Adventure, by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  • They have a bucket of water put down beside their allowance of hay. Cited from Burroughs' Encyclopaedia, 1889, by Barkham Burroughs
  • After the wedding Knut took over the farm, and the old people retired on their allowance. Cited from The Bridal March; One Day, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • Britain was in a financial crisis and would have difficulty affording enough boats to meet their allowance.
  • The young Christian and his brother frequently worked as farm laborers to supplement their allowance.
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