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On drawings, abbr. for allowance.
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The leisure hours left to me after I had given the requisite orders to the head-shepherds, overseers, and other labourers, I passed in such employments as are not only allowable but necessary for young girls, those that the needle, embroidery cushion, and spinning wheel usually afford, and if to refresh my mind I quitted them for a while, I found recreation in reading some devotional book or playing the harp, for experience taught me that music soothes the troubled mind and relieves weariness of spirit.
One lesson, too, we have learned, if it be allowable to argue a particulari, that the brute beasts which are to the Count's command are yet themselves not amenable to his spiritual power, for look, these rats that would come to his call, just as from his castle top he summon the wolves to your going and to that poor mother's cry, though they come to him, they run pell-mell from the so little dogs of my friend Arthur.
"Because," said the old man, "the natural repugnance to the commission of such a crime prevented you from thinking of it; and so it ever is because in simple and allowable things our natural instincts keep us from deviating from the strict line of duty.
"The right of a lively mind, Fanny, seizing whatever may contribute to its own amusement or that of others; perfectly allowable, when untinctured by ill-humour or roughness; and there is not a shadow of either in the countenance or manner of Miss Crawford: nothing sharp, or loud, or coarse.
At sixteen, Miss Murray was something of a romp, yet not more so than is natural and allowable for a girl of that age, but at seventeen, that propensity, like all other things, began to give way to the ruling passion, and soon was swallowed up in the all-absorbing ambition to attract and dazzle the other sex.
The owner and operator of a tanker, Ocean Princess, have been convicted and fined $3 million for pollution violations, including the use of fuel that exceeded the maximum allowable sulfur concentration in the U.S.-Caribbean emission control area (ECA) and then attempting to deceive U.S.
" "It's pointless," Locsin said about the undocumented agreement, adding that Duterte might have been led to believe that there was a surplus of the allowable catch in Philippine waters.
The proposals would create three new types of allowable mass-timber construction, set new fire-safety regulations, and redefine allowable heights and number of allowable stories for mass-timber buildings.
However, the lawmaker said if the HUDCC determine that rent rate hikes are necessary, the rent increase should not be more than the 2018 annual inflation rate and should within allowable rent rate hikes.
The COA noted that allowable travel expenses prescribed in Executive Order No.
Other allowable expenses include acupuncture, annual physical exams, the cost of an ambulance when necessary, birth control pills, breast reconstructive surgery, contact lenses, crutches, diagnostic services, treatment for drug addiction, hearing aids, chiropractic care, and physical therapy (IRS Publication 502-Medical and Dental Expenses, 2016,