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Now, look here, bred'ren, just try wonst to be cibil, a helping yourselbs from dat whale.
Part of the time we spent helping two old women to pack a little cart.
I am not so much to blame as all the others are who have been helping the Trojans.
Prince Andrew had gone out into the hall, and, turning his shoulders to the footman who was helping him on with his cloak, listened indifferently to his wife's chatter with Prince Hippolyte who had also come into the hall.
She was drawn to dwell upon these matters more than was natural, in the first place owing to her mother's absorption in them, and in the second because a great part of her time was spent in imagination with the dead, since she was helping her mother to produce a life of the great poet.
If that condition were fulfilled I would do my utmost in helping Fred on.
With him the problems are all soluble by the enlightened and regenerate will; there is no baffling Fate, but a helping God.
Then instead of helping my husband I tormented him by my jealousy, which I could not restrain.
Why are you not helping them," she went on; "you who have the clearest head among us and take the lead in everything?
I am helping to lay up food for the winter," said the Ant, "and recommend you to do the same.
To show how unripe I was for John Barleycorn, when, at this time, I descended into my slough of despond, I never dreamed of turning to John Barleycorn for a helping hand.
And for this reason, I said, money and honour have no attraction for them; good men do not wish to be openly demanding payment for governing and so to get the name of hirelings, nor by secretly helping themselves out of the public revenues to get the name of thieves.