relieving


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Relieving him of his trappings, which I flung down beside him, we left the poor fellow to his fate, and pushed on with the one thoat as best we could.
They both came forward to greet the new arrival; and the girl, relieving him of his monstrous burthen, proceeded to display her offerings to her father.
This towing business did not last more than ten minutes each; and relieving each other thus, we could swim on for some hours, perhaps till day-break.
The Epic has here an advantage, and one that conduces to grandeur of effect, to diverting the mind of the hearer, and relieving the story with varying episodes.
In this way the hunters take their turns, relieving each other, and keeping up a continued pursuit by relays, without fatigue to themselves.
Poyser had been reaching down the tea-things from the shelves, and was on her way towards the pantry for the loaf (followed close by Totty, who had made her appearance on the rattling of the tea-cups), when Hetty came out of the dairy relieving her tired arms by lifting them up, and clasping her hands at the back of her head.
The younger Effingham did not object to the amount of the donation; for he felt that while his parent reserved a moral control over his actions, he was relieving himself of a fatiguing burden: such, indeed, was the confidence existing between them, that to neither did it seem anything more than removing money from one pocket to another.
There is nothing like employment, active indispensable employment, for relieving sorrow.
To tell the truth is a good thing, as much from the pleasure one feels in relieving one's heart, as on account of the rarity of the fact.
Then after relieving me of my hat and coat she announced me with the simple words: "Voile Monsieur," and hurried away.
I may perhaps do no good but that of relieving my own mind by this letter, but I felt it my duty to tell you that your partiality for Lady Susan is no secret to your friends, and to warn you against her.
It was relieving to hurry across the dripping grass toward the barn.