Allotment sentence example

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  • Of course she would have a weekly allotment.
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  • One quarter of them have received allotments of only 2.9 acres per male, and one-half less than 8.5 to 11.4 acres - the normal size of the allotment necessary to the subsistence of a family under the three-fields system being estimated at 28 to 42 acres.
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  • He entered into an agreement with C. Marius, and in order to gain the favour of his soldiers proposed that each of his veterans should receive an allotment of Ioo jugera of land in Africa.
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  • Soon afterwards there was assigned to him and his friend Renteria a large village in the neighbourhood of Zagua, with a number of Indians attached to it in what was known as repartimiento (allotment); like the rest of his countrymen he made the most of this opportunity for growing rich, but occasionally celebrated mass and preached.
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  • The Council attempted to establish a general government over its entire domain, but the scheme of some of its members for supporting such a government with contributions from each member in return for an allotment of land was a failure, and although Robert Gorges, the second son of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, was sent over as governor-general in 1623, he accomplished nothing and returned in the next year in disgust.
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  • In 1639, in the epistle to the reader of his most noticeable book historically, his Triall of our Church-Forsakers, he tells us, "I have lived now, by God's gratious dispensation, above fifty years, and in the place of my allotment two and twenty full."
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  • It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.
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  • The average allotment in Kherson is only 0.90 acre, and for allotments from 2.9 to 5.8 acres the peasants pay 5 to 10 roubles of redemption tax.
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  • The powers of the old township were much more extensive than those of the present city of Boston, including as they did the determination of the residence of strangers, the allotment of land, the grant of citizenship, the fixing of wages and prices, of the conditions of lawsuits and even a voice in matters of peace and war.
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  • Under the Dawes Allotment Act of February 1887, and a special statute of March 1889, an agreement was made with some Indians, and about 11,000,000 acres, or about half of the reserve, was thrown open to settlement on the 10th of February 1890.
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  • Married with two children, Andrew has lived in Whetstone for 19 years and has an organic allotment at Whetstone Stray.
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  • In 1635, when the Dutch were hemming in its domain on the west and the French on the north, the Council made a final allotment of its remaining territory among its members and surrendered its charter.
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  • In Chester we have acquired an allotment with raised beds and wheelchair access.
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  • This is an intergenerational project, where older people work with local young offenders teaching them gardening skills on a nearby allotment.
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  • A female allotment gardener has won best allotment gardener has won best allotment plot competition for the third year running.
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  • The chief feature of the allotment was, however, the formal overthrow of the fiction that Austria is preponderatingly a German country and not a country preponderatingly Slav with a German dynasty and a German façade.
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  • An old allotment site is now covered in regenerated scrub.
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  • The amount of the allotment is debited before the rest of the pay is deposited into the active duty member's checking or savings account.
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  • Setting up an allotment involves getting account information from USAA and then taking this information to a military finance representative.
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  • Note that there may be limits to how many allotments can be created; speak to a finance representative to find out about eligibility to create a USAA Visa allotment.
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  • Local gardening clubs or allotment groups can be a great place to start if you are seeking help and advice.
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  • Club members can also buy additional points at any time to add to their total annual allotment, or they may be able to rent points from other club members for one-time use.
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  • You can add additional minutes to your monthly allotment, which can decrease your per unit rate.
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  • You will be eating quite a few salads, and will need to count out your daily allotment of almonds.
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  • This is accomplished by increasing the daily carb allotment by 10g, and then staying at the new level for five to seven days to allow your body to stabilize.
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  • You keep increasing the carb allotment until it is equal to your protein allotment.
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  • For extremely active people, the carb allotment may exceed the protein allotment, but never by more than 30 percent.
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  • If at any point you begin to gain weight again, you drop back to the preceding allotment and stay there.
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  • If not, then a slight increase to the daily carbohydrate allotment may be in order.
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  • While the calorie allotment for each individual differs, daily intake ranges between 1,200 and 2,300 calories.
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  • Each member on the flex plan was given a point allotment upon enrollment and a consultation with a program leader followed.
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  • Because of their high fat and calorie content, fast foods tended to use up the bulk of the day's point allotment.
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  • An allotment of daily Points was given based on factors such as age, height, weight, and activity level.
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  • Eades put their emphasis on fruit, vegetables, fish and lean meats, their philosophy is that a carb is a carb, so as long as dieters don't go over the per carb allotment for each meal, they will lose weight.
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  • The oil allotment can also be met by eating salmon (up to three times per week), or by eating avocados, natural peanut butter, or a handful of nuts.
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  • To plan your calories evenly over the course of a day, simply break up your daily allotment into three 400-calorie meals and two 100-calorie snacks.
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  • That translates into one six-ounce steak, chicken breast or fish fillet equals your daily allotment.
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  • Receive assigned Points Plus daily and weekly allotment based on the above information.
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  • Be sure to check the top of the page, where you can choose from Letter Carrier & MVS, Window Service, Work Clothes, and Non Allotment.
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  • The redemption was not calculated on the value of the allotments of land, but was considered as a compensation for the loss of the compulsory labour of the serfs; so that throughout Russia, with the exception of a few provinces in the S.E., it was - and still remains, notwithstanding a very great increase in the value of land - much higher than the market value of the allotment.
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  • The condition of the poor demanded special attention; labour should receive adequate remuneration; and he thought favourably of the " allotment of cottage grounds."
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  • The chief feature of the allotment was, however, the formal overthrow of the fiction that Austria is preponderatingly a German country and not a country preponderatingly Slav with a German dynasty and a German façade.
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  • This and other anomalies will doubtless be corrected in future revisions of the allotment, although the German parties, foreseeing that any revision must work out to their disadvantage, stipulated that a two-thirds majority should be necessary for any alteration of the law.
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  • So small an allotment on the Thessaly front can only be explained on the assumption that the Turks supposed the Greeks to be at the same level of efficiency as in 1897.
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  • Under the Allotment Acts district councils were empowered to provide allotments for the labouring population of their district, if they were satisfied that there was a demand for allot- Allot- ments, that these could not be obtained at a reasonable meats.
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  • When a change of residence became necessary to enable the peasant to take up the new allotment, the state advanced £6 to each family to defray expenses.
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  • Partly, Plato said, it comes by nature and " divine allotment, " but for its adequate development " custom and practice " are required.
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  • It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.
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  • The cost of renting an allotment depends on its size, ranging from £ 20 to £ 45 per year.
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  • Main non-academic interests are digging the allotment and running marathons.
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  • Have recently taken over a derelict allotment in the local vicinity to be run organically.
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  • In fact, turning up on an urban allotment with a firearm could get you shot.
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  • Allotment Diary for Monday 12th June 2006 Back to June entries If at first you don't succeed, sow some more cauliflowers.
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  • Somewhere here I break off and plant dahlias (plus 2 more) on the allotment; and harvest some great peas.
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  • A female allotment gardener has won best allotment plot competition for the third year running.
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  • This will include renunciation of rights for shares or debentures provisionally allotted on a renounceable allotment letter in a rights issue.
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  • Their little wheelbarrows are lined up in their allotment shed, each bearing the name of a child.
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  • The election took place in the same year (1889) of the first county councils, and the allotment to them of various sums of money under the Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Act 1890 enabled local provision to be made for the promotion of technical instruction in agriculture (see below, Agricultural Education).
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  • The phrase "to bring again the captivity" would not alone suffice to prove this, for it is used in a wide sense, and perhaps means rather to "reverse the calamity," 4 but the dispersion of Israel among the nations, and the allotment of the Holy Land to new occupants, cannot fairly be referred to any calamity less than that of the captivity.
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  • They were originally gods of the cultivated fields, worshipped by each household where its allotment joined those of others (see below).
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  • To that extent, the contraption that automatically metes out the daily allotment of cat food for your pet is a robot.
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  • The allotment of the land-tax to units (juga) of equal value whatever might be the area, was a contrivance similar in character.
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  • The defences of Port Arthur, as designed by the Russians in 1900, and owing to the meagre allotment of funds only partially carried out before the war, had some tincture, but no more, of modern continental ideas.
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