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.
The chief officers and persons of note carry their own provisions with them, which I did too, though I afterwards found the precaution unnecessary, for I had often two or three cows more than I wanted, which I bestowed on those whose allowance
The salaries of judicial officers may from time to time be altered, as occasion shall require, yet so as never to lessen the allowance
with which any particular judge comes into office, in respect to him.
If I had a proper allowance
, like other fellows of my age, this would have been quite unnecessary.
You do not make allowance
enough for difference of situation and temper.
In return for this protection, and for their camp keeping, they are bound to dispose of all the beaver they take, to the trader who commands the camp, at a certain rate per skin; or, should they prefer seeking a market elsewhere, they are to make him an allowance
, of from thirty to forty dollars for the whole hunt.
After a brief discussion, in which we both of us expressed our resolution of not descending into the bay until the ship's departure, I suggested to my companion that little of it as there was, we should divide the bread into six equal portions, each of which should be a day's allowance
for both of us.
Now, I’ve known very good sort of men, aboard of the Boadishey, laid by the heels, for nothing, mayhap, but forgetting that they’d drunk their allowance
already, when a glass of grog has come in their way.
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.
being responsible for the planet's traffic, cannot, however, make allowance
for this kind of misfortune.
The illiberality of parents, in allowance
towards their children, is an harmful error; makes them base; acquaints them with shifts; makes them sort with mean company; and makes them surfeit more when they come to plenty.
Of the five-and-twenty pounds which had remained to her of Clare's allowance
, after deducting the other half of the fifty as a contribution to her parents for the trouble and expense to which she had put them, she had as yet spent but little.