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  • If the task is a competition, the winning house gets their allowance for the upcoming week while the losing house gets no money.
  • The boys and girls of the school, thirty-eight in number, all took a hand, giving of their allowances or earnings. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 48, No. 10, October, 1894, by Various
  • When their allowances are due in money, are they paid in money?-Yes; they call up for it-all those who are round me. Cited from Second Shetland Truck System Report, by Guthrie
  • The most popular dentist in town filled teeth for the Indians whenever they received their allowances. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • Several of her best women-friends were as clever at it as any man, and often doubled their allowances for the year. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • They moved forward hoping to find game, as their allowance was half a pint of flour a day per man. Cited from The Great Salt Lake Trail, by Colonel Henry Inman
  • They were so exhausted that they were sure to drink up their allowance of grog the first moment they could lay hands on it. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 49, November, 1861, by Various
  • Every Saturday night the slaves receive their allowance of provisions, which must last them till the next Saturday night. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • What stabbed his conscience most was the thought that his wife and children would lose their allowances because of his treachery. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • Their allowance, of course, never ceases but they may go to some relative or be disposed of in some way. Cited from Women and War Work, by Helen Fraser
  • About this time, the sick beginning to recover, got such good appetites that their allowance was not sufficient. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. X, by Robert Kerr
  • But, on the other hand, the latter will obtain every possible benefit by taking their allowance of exercise at some other period of the twenty-four hours. Cited from The Art of Living in Australia, by P.E.Muskett
  • At this place, because the weather was somewhat cold by reason of the ice, and the better to encourage our men, their allowance was increased. Cited from The North-West Passage, by Richard Hakluyt
  • He says that, even on the second day of their confinement, they could not obtain their allowance of food in time to cook it. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • These accounts were laid before the feoffees from time to time, and signed by them in testimony of their allowance. Cited from Notes & Queries No. 29, Saturday, May 18, 1850, by Various
  • This will allow individual waste disposal authorities to use their allowances in accordance with their investment strategy.
  • It was thought that this carriage would offend the King, and that he would at least take away their Allowance. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • Their allowance for cloathing in the island, is seldom more than six yards of oznabrigs each year. Cited from Some Historical Account of Guinea, by Anthony Benezet
  • Their allowance of meat, as they told me, was quite trifling and of the basest sort. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • After this event, he visits his granddaughters to discuss their allowance and Texas's spending issues.
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