The slaves selected to go to the Great House Farm, for the monthly allowance
for themselves and their fellow-slaves, were peculiarly enthusiastic.
Knightley did not make due allowance
for the influence of a strong passion at war with all interested motives.
I believe you are right, my love; it will be better that there should by no annuity in the case; whatever I may give them occasionally will be of far greater assistance than a yearly allowance
, because they would only enlarge their style of living if they felt sure of a larger income, and would not be sixpence the richer for it at the end of the year.
It was too far to return to dinner, and an allowance
of cold meat and bread, in the same penurious proportion observed in our ordinary meals, was served round between the services.
A handsome annual allowance
was secured to her, on condition that she returned to the place from which she had come; that she never appeared in England; and that she ceased to use her husband's name.
Darnay as a young gentleman of generosity knows how to make allowance
for that circumstance.
I made allowance
for Steerforth's light way of treating the subject, and, considering it with reference to the staid air of gravity and antiquity which I associated with that 'lazy old nook near St.
Also, I was told what my allowance
was to be - it was a very liberal one - and had handed to me from one of my guardian's drawers, the cards of certain tradesmen with whom I was to deal for all kinds of clothes, and such other things as I could in reason want.
Thus exhorted, Hubert resumed his place, and not neglecting the caution which he had received from his adversary, he made the necessary allowance
for a very light air of wind, which had just arisen, and shot so successfully that his arrow alighted in the very centre of the target.
Now, after making the usual unjust allowance
for interest on thirty pounds for twelve years or so that had elapsed, the sale of the picture would have brought me in a profit of over seven hundred and fifty pounds, an unearned increment to which I had no righteous claim.
Why, yes," returned the captain, scratching his head; "and making a large allowance
, sir, for all the gifts of Providence, I should say we were pretty close hauled.
He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me, although I had a very scanty allowance
, being too great for a narrow fortune, I was bound apprentice to Mr.