Not till long afterward did Polly see how much good this little effort had done her, for the first small sacrifice of this sort leads the way to others, and a single hand's turn given heartily to the world's great work helps
one amazingly with one's own small tasks.
Meetings were held in New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Philadelphia, and other large cities, and at all of these meetings General Armstrong pleased, together with myself, for help
, not for Hampton, but for Tuskegee.
And if you don't help
the other animals now, the lions may find themselves left all alone when THEY are in trouble.
Now, therefore, Makar Alexievitch, I turn to you for help
. Do not, for God's sake, leave me in this plight.
When I was shut up in that forest I longed for some one to help
me, and by and by Ojo came and did help
I now began to think this necessary woman might help
me a little in my low condition to some business, for I would gladly have turned my hand to any honest employment if I could have got it.
"No, I've not been drinking," said Tulliver; "I want no drinking to help
me make up my mind as I'll serve no longer under a scoundrel."
Be patient, Jo, don't get despondent or do rash things, write to me often, and be my brave girl, ready to help
and cheer all.
I only wish to ask you if you will help
me to lessen the evil consequences of the past, which is unchangeable.
The use of their pocket electric lights was a great help
, and possibly served to ward off the attacks of jungle beasts, for as they tramped along they could hear stealthy sounds in the underbush on either side of the path, as though tigers were stalking them.
I was just as old as Joseph when my father and mother died of the fever within ten days of each other, and left me and my cripple sister Nelly alone in the world, without a relation that we could look to for help
. I was a farmer's boy, not earning enough to keep myself, much less both of us, and she must have gone to the workhouse but for our mistress
The old woman said, 'If you would help
yourselves, one of you must go into the wood, and there he will come upon a tumble-down building of rocks which looks like a little house.