call for help

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But all the Nurse did was to shut down the window and call for help, and the dogs of the house came rushing out.
It was only that Mukhorty, whether to encourage himself or to call for help, had neighed loudly and resonantly.
He lay thus for some time, watching the receding and rapidly diminishing lights of the steamer without it ever once occurring to him to call for help.
The servants, answering the call for help, carry her into the house.
His half-formed intention to call for help was expunged by the terrifying cry--where such a voice lived, no human creatures could dwell.
My pride, which had not allowed me to apply for protection to the prison authorities, would not allow me now to call for help.
cried the matron, with a gesture as if she would call for help.
It is I who should call for help,' he said; 'you don't know yet how much I need it.
Locally, victims of sexual abuse and assault have a new channel for help, as Call For Help in the Metro East is expanding its services to Randolph and Monroe counties.
Another call for help was made when a boat suffered engine failure off Rhoscolyn in Anglesey.
A STRICKEN pleasure fishing boat that suffered mechanical failure needed lifeboat assistance after making a radio call for help.
Global Banking News-November 9, 2012--ECB rejects call for help from Greece(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.