ALLOW


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ALLOW.

On drawings, abbr. for allowance.
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If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
Very good; we allow but half as much; we pay her only a tenth of a cent a day; and --"
I wish your majesty to allow me assistance in the labors of the office of intendant.
I could not allow myself to conceal that your sister had been in town three months last winter, that I had known it, and purposely kept it from him.
And this theory allows us to infer that the heat of the solar disc is fed by a hail of meteors falling incessantly on its surface.
I see that all is for the best," said Michel, "and that this atmosphere is a useful invention; for it not only allows us to breathe, but it prevents us from roasting.
And all Nicholas did was fruitful- probably just because he refused to allow himself to think that he was doing good to others for virtue's sake.
As an old friend, you will allow me to hope, Miss Fairfax, that ten years hence you may have as many concentrated objects as I have.
Her apprehensions once raised, paid by their excess for all her former security; and the servant who sat up with her, for she would not allow Mrs.
And in point of fact, prince," added Evgenie Pavlovitch, "you must allow that they could hardly have stayed here, considering that they knew of all that went on at your place, and in the face of your daily visits to their house, visits which you insisted upon making in spite of their refusal to see you.
Allow me to say that I fully defer to the reasonable character of that inquiry, and proceed to develop it; premising that it is not an object of a pecuniary nature.
Most certainly, senor," replied Sancho, "your worship shall be fully obeyed in this matter; all the more as of myself I am peaceful and no friend to mixing in strife and quarrels: it is true that as regards the defence of my own person I shall not give much heed to those laws, for laws human and divine allow each one to defend himself against any assailant whatever.