Before dinner in the evening Edna wrote a charming letter to her husband, telling him of her intention to move for a while into the little house around the block, and to give a farewell dinner before leaving, regretting that he was not there to share it, to help out with the menu and assist
her in entertaining the guests.
Silently, and without a moment's delay, they permitted him to assist
them from their saddles, and when they descended quickly to the water's edge, where the scout had collected the rest of the party, more by the agency of expressive gestures than by any use of words.
The speech was about public-spirited citizens who, to the neglect of their own interests, came to assist
the ends of justice, and fellow-creatures in misfortune.
We took from them three horses, and all their baggage; and being informed, by two of our number that went to their town, that the Indians had entirely evacuated it, we proceeded no further, and returned with all possible expedition to assist
our garrison against the other party.
She stopped to assist
him to pick up the handkerchief that had fallen, and the Panama hat that had rolled from his lap towards the window when he had started suddenly to his feet at the apparition of grace and beauty.
I merely look in to offer my best wishes, and to ask if I can assist
you any further in your preparations.
The ship's company being reduced to but a handful, the captain called upon the Islanders to assist
him in the laborious business of heaving down the ship to stop the leak.
But when the swift Pequod, with a fresh leading wind, was herself in hot chase; how very kind of these tawny philanthropists to assist
in speeding her on to her own chosen pursuit, -- mere riding-whips and rowels to her, that they were.
When they arrived at the Mississippi river, George, having learned that the course of the strange lady was upward, like his own, proposed to take a state-room for her on the same boat with himself,--good-naturedly compassionating her feeble health, and desirous to do what he could to assist
The professors assist
them in the saving of their time by being promptly in their little boxed-up pulpits when the hours strike, and as promptly out again when the hour finishes.
Joe took a pin out of his lapel and began to assist
in exercising the prisoner.
The maiden sisters at home wrote to Aurelia two or three times a year, and sent modest but serviceable presents to the children at Christmas, but refused to assist