RELIEF


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RELIEFRespite for Elders Living in Everyday Families
RELIEFRestoring Earnings to Lift Individuals and Empower Families Act of 2001
RELIEFRaman Excitation Plus Laser-Induced Electronic Fluorescence
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Would exasperation, however, if relief had longer been postponed, finally have betrayed me?
There was no game to be met with in the neighborhood; but beavers were occasionally trapped about the river banks, which afforded a scanty supply of food; in the meantime they comforted themselves that some one or other of the foraging detachments would be successful, and return with relief.
I was glad he did not want me to accompany him, and when I left him at the door I walked away with relief.
Then at five o'clock another relief, consisting of three guides, set forward from the cabin.
Marianne's ideas were still, at intervals, fixed incoherently on her mother, and whenever she mentioned her name, it gave a pang to the heart of poor Elinor, who, reproaching herself for having trifled with so many days of illness, and wretched for some immediate relief, fancied that all relief might soon be in vain, that every thing had been delayed too long, and pictured to herself her suffering mother arriving too late to see this darling child, or to see her rational.
You'd find it such a relief, I should say--such a rest to the eyes--and the bazaars are so glad of things.
It was a genuine relief to the whole congregation when the ordeal was over and the benediction pronounced.
With a gasp of mingled incredulity and relief Jane Clayton staggered to her feet and fled on away from the terrible horde that had just passed her, while a half-mile behind her another individual, following the same trail as she, lay frozen with terror behind an ant-hill as the hideous band passed quite close to him.
Miss Rachael is calling us," the lawyer declared with obvious relief.
In another and later clinch, when she had already relaxed and sighed her relief at seeing him safely snuggled, Ponta, his chin over Joe's shoulder, lifted his right arm and struck a terrible downward blow on the small of the back.
How glad and how grateful the relief from this unnatural hallucination of the night, and the fatal contingency of being brought by the lee
As a result, these revenues were already quadrupled, and yet the burden was so much more equably distributed than before, that all the king- dom felt a sense of relief, and the praises of my ad- ministration were hearty and general.