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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of allot.
- adj. distributed or apportioned
- adj. assigned or designated
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- adj. given as a task
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Secondly, The term allotted for his continuance under that dismission:
Then, there is the term allotted to him in this state of his dismission: "Until the end be."
Vespasian to the present year of our felicity, we shall have from the death of Cicero a period of about [f] one hundred and twenty years, which may be considered as the term allotted to the life of man.
Again, in 1888, only two years after Hancock's death, another of our most gallant companions, the matchless Sheridan, was suddenly stricken down, and soon passed away, before the expiration of half the term allotted for his command of the army.
Nothing afterwards disturbed the repose of this happy pair, and having reached at last the term allotted to human greatness, they fell asleep in that peace which is the portion of faithful Mussulmans.
The term allotted to human life does not allow one to enter into private controversy with every correspondent, so I take this method of making a general reply.
He is no longer young, and his life has extended almost to the term allotted to man.
I found on minute inquiry that this very considerably exceeded the term allotted to us on the upper earth.
Six days of the term allotted were now gone, and three only remained: if after that time he should be found, within the King's dominions, neither for gold nor for silver could he then escape.
*] Divine bodies, continually recruited by the influx of this magic fluid, preserved their vigour far beyond the term allotted to the bodies of men and beasts.
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