1 To his English, to the regiments of Halkett, to the brigades of Mitchell, to the guards of Maitland, he gave as reinforcements and aids, the infantry of Brunswick, Nassau's contingent, Kielmansegg's Hanoverians, and Ompteda's Germans.
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2 They distrust the day because it enables people to see them, and the night because it aids in surprising them.
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3 The soul aids the body, and at certain moments, raises it.
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4 Even with those aids, I might not have come to myself as soon as I did, but that I saw Estella approaching with the keys, to let me out.
5 I knew him before he gave me one of those aids, though, a moment before, I had not been conscious of remotely suspecting his identity.
6 He and his aids now withdrew behind the curtain: the other party, which was headed by Colonel Dent, sat down on the crescent of chairs.
7 Fortune leads him forward in nowise; Apollo aids not with counsel; and more and more the fierce clash swells over the plains, and the havoc draws nigher on.
8 It was, indeed, high time that someone capable of giving advice and help should come to the aid of the sturdy old farmer and his adopted daughter.
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9 We must go in different directions, seeking aid.
10 "Never mind whom," answered Gurth, who had now got his herd before him, and, with the aid of Fangs, was driving them down one of the long dim vistas which we have endeavoured to describe.
11 Sir Prior," answered the Saxon, "wheresoever I have travelled in this land, I have hitherto found myself, with the assistance of my good sword and faithful followers, in no respect needful of other aid.
12 Without the aid of our wealth, they could neither furnish forth their hosts in war, nor their triumphs in peace, and the gold which we lend them returns with increase to our coffers.
13 The tumult was presently increased by the advance of the second rank on either side, which, acting as a reserve, now rushed on to aid their companions.
14 Let him carry a written order to De Bracy's company of Free Companions, to repair instantly to their master's aid.
15 I expect little aid from their hand," said Front-de-Boeuf, "unless we were to hurl them from the battlements on the heads of the villains.