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Usage examples for disallow

  1. In each and every case Congress reserved the right to disallow these laws. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  2. It will be found that the first and second rings can be dropped together or put on together; but to prevent confusion we will throughout disallow this exceptional double move, and say that only one ring may be put on or removed at a time. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  3. To insist upon the sovereign control of the nation over all the property within the nation is not to disallow the right to private property. – The Evolution of Sinn Fein by Robert Mitchell Henry
  4. If it be against their inclination to determine it, would it be agreeable to them to refer it to the new government, by some resolution, which should show they have not meant to disallow it, by passing it over? – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. The question which has appeared to me to call for my immediate decision is that of the continuance in the office of Principal of the College, and in the Professorship of Divinity, of the present holder, the Reverend Dr. Bethune, whose appointment it is still competent for the Crown, according to the Charter of the College, to disallow. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  6. 5 But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth, not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she had bound her soul, shall stand; and the Lord shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  7. It is with regret that I have come to the conclusion that it is my duty to recommend to Her Majesty to disallow this appointment. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  8. Section 65 of the South African Constitution provides that the King may disallow an Act of Parliament within twelve months after the Governor- General signed it. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  9. Her Majesty cannot be advised to disallow such acts, unless her advisers are prepared to assume the administration of the affairs of the colony, irrespective of the views of the inhabitants. – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  10. We must also disallow appeals to the use of fire, the taming of animals, pottery, or clothing. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  11. If any man had asked Jephthah's daughter if she would not like to have the Jewish law on vows so amended that she might disallow her father's vow, and thus secure to herself the right of life, she would no doubt have said, " No; I have all the rights I want," just as a class of New York women said in 1895, when it was proposed to amend the constitution of the State in their favor. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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