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Without meaning to hurt either of your feelings, I am bound to say that I consider these men to be more than a match for the official force, and that is why I have not asked your assistance.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It is a little souvenir from the King of Bohemia in return for my assistance in the case of the Irene Adler papers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And yet, without a harshness which was foreign to his nature, it was impossible to refuse to listen to the story of the young and beautiful woman, tall, graceful, and queenly, who presented herself at Baker Street late in the evening, and implored his assistance and advice.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Having heard all the news, Vronsky, with the assistance of his valet, got into his uniform, and went off to report himself.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Alexey Alexandrovitch was, however, so perturbed that he did not immediately comprehend all the good sense of adultery by mutual consent, and his eyes expressed this uncertainty; but the lawyer promptly came to his assistance.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew, who liked to help young men, was flattered by being asked for his assistance and being well disposed toward Boris, who had managed to please him the day before, he wished to do what the young man wanted.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He tried to avoid his old acquaintances with their commiseration and offensive offers of assistance; he avoided all distraction and recreation, and even at home did nothing but play cards with his mother, pace silently up and down the room, and smoke one pipe after another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Honest James ran to his assistance, hauled him up, and from the effort he made was precipitated into the sea in sight of the sailor, who left him to perish, without deigning to look at him.
It was a little disconcerting to me, to find, when I was being helped up behind the coach, that I was supposed to have eaten all the dinner without any assistance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
When Joe went home at five minutes before ten, he found her struck down on the floor, and promptly called in assistance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
After some delay, and some assistance from Toby, the shutter to which he had referred, swung open on its hinges.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context