1 The fellow came forward with a somewhat sullen, defiant air, and put down his hands to assist.
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2 I seek to repair what is amiss, if I possibly can; and I hope you will assist me in a good spirit, Bounderby, for I have been very much distressed.
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3 The sudden sound made the murderers bear back once more, and Wamba, though so imperfectly weaponed, did not hesitate to rush in and assist the Black Knight to rise.
4 By the end of eleven years, however, Mrs. Price could no longer afford to cherish pride or resentment, or to lose one connexion that might possibly assist her.
5 He was certainly better pleased to hand her into the barouche than to assist her in ascending the box, and his complacency seemed confirmed by the arrangement.
6 It was necessary for him to step forward, too, and assist the introduction, and with many awkward sensations he did his best.
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7 Nothing was omitted, on his side, of civility, compliment, or kindness, that might assist the plan.
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8 I would assist any brother officer's wife that I could, and I would bring anything of Harville's from the world's end, if he wanted it.
9 But as to the rest, as to the others, if one stays to assist Mrs Harville, I think it need be only one.
10 She had no child to connect her with life and happiness again, no relations to assist in the arrangement of perplexed affairs, no health to make all the rest supportable.
11 This was agreed upon between the two friends as the only thing to be done; and Colonel Wallis was to assist in every way that he could.
12 She had no natural connexions to assist her even with their counsel, and she could not afford to purchase the assistance of the law.
13 I shall soon want you to go to Blooms-End and assist me in putting the house in order.
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14 He was careful not to remind her, and went on with his secret preparations for a cheerful surprise, the more zealously that he had been absent last time and unable to assist.
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15 Having seen Eustacia's signal from the hill at eight o'clock, Wildeve immediately prepared to assist her in her flight, and, as he hoped, accompany her.
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