1 Melanie knew she had Ashley securely, so she could well afford to show such a Christian spirit.
2 The butcher shops carried almost no beef and very little mutton, and that mutton cost so much only the rich could afford it.
3 My child, Sherman has twice as many men as Johnston, and he can afford to lose two men for every one of our gallant laddies.
4 And Johnston can't afford to lose a single man.
5 They had suffered heavy losses but they could afford to lose.
6 She could afford to be loyal to Dimity and say nice things about her, for Alex Fontaine had never been one of her own beaux.
7 No, she could not afford to count on Frank for much.
8 Scarlett knew the town was talking but she did not care, could not afford to care.
9 Sometimes when Scarlett saw guests sitting on the grass, sipping tea, the only refreshment the Wilkeses could afford, she wondered how Melanie could bring herself to expose her poverty so shamelessly.
10 You can afford to be--but you won't.
11 I made him do all sorts of things he didn't want to do, like making people pay their bills when they really couldn't afford to pay them.
12 He told her instead that a man of his position could not afford to have only one nurse.
13 No; very few of the historians can afford to buy them.
14 She knew she could not afford it, and she was afraid of acquiring so expensive a taste.
15 I really think, mother," she said reproachfully, "we might afford a few fresh flowers for luncheon.