1 The Gradgrind party wanted assistance in cutting the throats of the Graces.
2 This second Eumaeus strode hastily down the forest glade, driving before him, with the assistance of Fangs, the whole herd of his inharmonious charge.
3 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.
4 At one or two favourite cadences, he threw in a little assistance of his own, where the knight's voice seemed unable to carry the air so high as his worshipful taste approved.
5 So saying, he accommodated the friar with his assistance in tying the endless number of points, as the laces which attached the hose to the doublet were then termed.
6 The venerable Isaac is subjected to an alembic, which will distil from him all he holds dear, without any assistance from my requests or thy entreaty.
7 There was brave feasting in the Castle of York, to which Prince John had invited those nobles, prelates, and leaders, by whose assistance he hoped to carry through his ambitious projects upon his brother's throne.
8 Higg, the son of Snell, at length replied, "I am but a maimed man, but that I can at all stir or move was owing to her charitable assistance."
9 After some delay, and some assistance from Toby, the shutter to which he had referred, swung open on its hinges.
10 As it was something to feel certain that assistance was sent for, and that no time had been lost, Oliver hurried up the inn-yard, with a somewhat lighter heart.
11 'Yes,' said Rose, recoiling a few steps, as if to be nearer assistance in case she should require it.
12 Blathers and Duff; and actually put on his hat preparatory to sallying forth to obtain the assistance of those worthies.
13 The same kind friend had, with Mr. Losberne's assistance, cautiously stopped all channels of communication through which they could receive intelligence of the dreadful occurrences that so recently taken place.
14 She had no natural connexions to assist her even with their counsel, and she could not afford to purchase the assistance of the law.
15 Without the co-operation of sisters and sweethearts the dresses were likely to be a failure; but on the other hand, this class of assistance was not without its drawbacks.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure