ALLOW


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ALLOW.

On drawings, abbr. for allowance.
References in classic literature ?
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
"I begged to nurse her, I wasn't allowed to, and now I'm blamed for it."
He had allowed himself to be led, pushed, carried, lifted, bound, and bound again.
"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.
Dorothy begged to be allowed to go first into the palace, but Tiktok firmly maintained that the slave should face danger before the mistress.
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.
She thanked her father warmly for yielding to her wishes, and, seeing him still bowed down with grief, told him that she hoped he would never repent having allowed her to marry the Sultan.
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.