The slaves selected to go to the Great House Farm, for the monthly allowance
for themselves and their fellow-slaves, were peculiarly enthusiastic.
The same delicacy, pride, false shame, whatever it may be called, on Clare's account, which had led her to hide from her own parents the prolongation of the estrangement, hindered her owning to his that she was in want after the fair allowance
he had left her.
Captain Bonneville, who was delighted with the game look of these cavaliers of the mountains, welcomed them heartily to his camp, and ordered a free allowance
of grog to regale them, which soon put them in the most braggart spirits.
He was willing enough that Philip should take up some other profession, he suggested his father's calling, medicine, but nothing would induce him to pay an allowance
if Philip went to Paris.
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance
to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,00 went for interest on debts.
After locking up the bureau again, he walked to the window and gazed out as impassibly as he had done at the beginning of the interview, while Raffles took a small allowance
from the flask, screwed it up, and deposited it in his side-pocket, with provoking slowness, making a grimace at his stepson's back.
I don't want any sum,' replied her disconsolate husband; 'I shall require no demd allowance
And is no allowance
to be made for inadvertence, or for spirits depressed by recent disappointment?
At last, the same gentleman who had been my interpreter, said, "he was desired by the rest to set me right in a few mistakes, which I had fallen into through the common imbecility of human nature, and upon that allowance
was less answerable for them.
Or if the manager, in any month, delay for more than a fortnight the payment of the allowance
which he shall make to the Opera ghost, an allowance
of twenty thousand francs a month, say two hundred and forty thousand francs a year.
You do not make allowance
enough for difference of situation and temper.
The colors were hoisted; the guns, great and small, were fired; there was a feast of fish, of beaver, and venison, which relished well with men who had so long been glad to revel on horse flesh and dogs' meat; a genial allowance
of grog was issued, to increase the general animation, and the festivities wound up, as usual, with a grand dance at night, by the Canadian voyageurs.