They used to hang in long festoons from our porch, filling the whole air with their fragrance, untainted by any earthy smell; and in the early morning, washed in the dew, they felt so soft, so pure, I could not help wondering if they did not resemble the asphodels of God's garden.
I know it still galls you that he was willing to help pay for your college education, but not Katie's.
So will help you God, and so only.
We have a natural desire to want to help others.
Help me, teach me, and perhaps I may...
Bilibin shrugged his shoulders, as much as to say that not even he could help in that difficulty.
Lisa went out to help her carry things into the house.
I couldn't help but do it.
Still, she needs my help, do you think?
Surely he wouldn't have gone down there to help if he felt that way.
Hopefully the fact that help was on the way would make him reconsider any violent action.
When you bring the babies home, can I come stay with you for a while and help take care of them?
After a few minutes of rest she'd go help them.
Help is on the way.
If he thinks there's no help coming to him, maybe he'll to the doctor.
Talking about it might help her, but they had already talked the subject lifeless.
Alex wasn't much help, though.
Cassie couldn't help but smile at the way Darcie described her fellow gender.
The stairs had become narrower and Zeb and the Wizard often had to help Jim pull the buggy from one step to another, or keep it from jamming against the rocky walls.
With his help she got into the saddle.
Well, Bordeaux was just the man to help her forget it - if he'd only dedicate his attentions to Darcie.
But don't let us worry over such things, Zeb; we can't help ourselves just now, you know, and I've always been told it's foolish to borrow trouble.
Alex and Jonathan wanted to help decorate, but there were some basic things that could be done.
The antidepressants didn't help that much, but maybe they were responsible for the fact that she had not lost control yet.
After lunch, Giddon's offer to help Lisa with the dishes was met by a raised eyebrow from Sarah.
He had offered to help in any way possible and she had found a way.
He thinks it is beneath his dignity to help around the house and watch the kids.
I'm sure Ozma will help us.
There was no signboard to help him.
We might have done something to help you.
Let us have a good old song that will help to keep us warm.
I don't mean that in a motivational poster kind of way but in a literal sense: Failures (and what we learn from them) will help build the energy solutions for our future.
If jump ropes or board games or ice cream turn out to have positive externalities—that is, if they help society—a subsidy could lower the prices of these items.
Howard was no doubt an exceedingly kind and worthy man in his way, and has his reward; but, comparatively speaking, what are a hundred Howards to us, if their philanthropy do not help us in our best estate, when we are most worthy to be helped?
Corvisart gave me these lozenges but they don't help at all.
The French invaders, like an infuriated animal that has in its onslaught received a mortal wound, felt that they were perishing, but could not stop, any more than the Russian army, weaker by one half, could help swerving.
I beg you not to indulge in trifles now, but to help to pack, and tomorrow we must go, go, go!...
She retrieved two boxes from the attic and enlisted help from Destiny in setting up and decorating the tree in the dining room.
He couldn't help but detect her wild pulse.
Yancey, help her into the other room and make her get that foot up for the evening.
Howard made no move to help her.
When the Revolutionary War began he was one of the first to hurry to Boston to help the people defend themselves against the British soldiers.
They were tall and strong young men, and they gladly promised to go with the king and help him.
Both he and his family dressed well; they had plenty to eat; he had even bought a horse to help him carry his produce to market.
One night he left the beautiful palace which his father had given to him and went out into the world to do good and to help his fellow men.
Perhaps your father is waiting to help in the kitchen.
In the end, our fundamental challenge is to become better individuals, and technology offers little help on that front; it is up to each one of us to solve that for ourselves.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
The open source movement and Creative Commons licensing are examples of people willing to share their intellectual labor to help others.
Its makers had not conceived bupropion hydrochloride as a drug to help people quit smoking.
First: It will help us understand why certain people get certain genetic diseases.
Now let's look at how the Internet will help end disease in a more traditional, suit-and-tie kind of way.
If you have almost no productivity, amplifying it won't really help all that much.
After this came the Great Depression, which so overwhelmed the social support structures that Americans turned to the government for help and have never turned back.
As we have reasoned, when the Internet and related technologies help bring an end to poverty, the end of poverty will largely solve the problem of hunger.
With the help of local agencies around the world that have experience in micro-loans, a would-be borrower—say, a fish seller in the Philippines—uploads a picture and an explanation of what she wants the loan for.
We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.
While diplomats create treaties, technologists help with their enforcement.
Having covered the financial and political factors, let's look at thirteen ways communication and information will help bring about war's demise.
It seems fitting to end this part of the list—ways that information and communication will help end war—by noting that every day, every moment, more and more people have access to the Internet.
More people using passports to travel internationally will increase understanding and help reduce touch points that could lead to war.
Thus attired I went down to help entertain the company.
Miss Canby herself wrote kindly, "Some day you will write a great story out of your own head, that will be a comfort and help to many."
But, though everybody was kind and ready to help us, there was only one hand that could turn drudgery into pleasure.
I read it as much as possible without the help of notes or dictionary, and I always like to translate the episodes that please me especially.
I felt vaguely that they could not be good even if they wished to, because no one seemed willing to help them or to give them a fair chance.
I help mother and teacher water them every night before supper.
I do not see how we can help thinking about God when He is so good to us all the time.
The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted),--the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.
Education will bring light and music into Tommy's soul, and then he cannot help being happy.
If you do come, you will want to ask the kind people of Boston to help brighten Tommy's whole life.
He loves to climb the bed-posts and unscrew the steam valves much better than to spell, but that is because he does not understand that words would help him to make new and interesting discoveries.
I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I was when Mr. Anagnos told me that you had sent him some money to help educate "Baby Tom."
Do you think Mrs. Spaulding would help me, if I wrote to her?
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
But they are so good natured and friendly, one cannot help liking them.
But it is harder for Teacher than it is for me because the strain on her poor eyes is so great, and I cannot help worrying about them.
Do you know, I cannot help feeling sorry for these trees with all their fashionable airs?
I cannot help wishing sometimes that I could have some of the fun that other girls have.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
I cannot help feeling as if I knew its gifted author.
They were very kind; but I could not help feeling that they spoke more from a business than a humanitarian point of view.
I had had misgivings on this point; but I could not see how we were to help it.
She has never been taught; but they say she can sew and likes to help others in this sort of work.
But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.
Then the educators all over the world said their say and for the most part did not help matters.
They have promised to let me have a free hand and help me as much as possible.
The improvement they cannot help seeing in their child has given them more confidence in me.
Then it occurred to me that with the help of this new word I might succeed in straightening out the "mug-milk" difficulty.
She learns because she can't help it, just as the bird learns to fly.
Oh, if only there were some one to help me!
WE MAKE A SORT OF GAME OF IT and try to see who can find the words most quickly, Helen with her fingers, or I with my eyes, and she learns as many new words as I can explain with the help of those she knows.
I couldn't help laughing, for at that very moment Viney was shouting at the top of her voice:
Miss Ev. came up to help me make a list of words Helen has learned.
Of course, you cannot help it, and I love you just as well as if you were the most beautiful creature in the world.
There was a hopeless look in the dull eye that I could not help noticing, and then, as I was thinking where I had seen that horse before, she looked full at me and said, 'Black Beauty, is that you?'
Teach them to think and read and talk without self-repression, and they will write because they cannot help it.
I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.
He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.
At length, in the beginning of May, with the help of some of my acquaintances, rather to improve so good an occasion for neighborliness than from any necessity, I set up the frame of my house.
It may be in a great strait, and not know what to do: I cannot help that.
It must help itself; do as I do.
"I can't help it," said the prince.
If it were a war for freedom I could understand it and should be the first to enter the army; but to help England and Austria against the greatest man in the world is not right.
She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim visitor could not help joining in.
I have come, and am at your service to help you nurse my uncle.
Perhaps God will help me to find a way to prepare him!...
I came simply to help him and you.
But neither Anna Mikhaylovna nor the footman nor the coachman, who could not help seeing these people, took any notice of them.
Pierre rose to help him.
May God help you, but we'll see what will happen.
"I know that no one can help if nature does not do her work," said Prince Andrew, evidently confused.
Looking at their boots he several times shook his head sadly, pointing them out to the Austrian general with an expression which seemed to say that he was not blaming anyone, but could not help noticing what a bad state of things it was.
The hussar at that moment noticed the face of the red-nosed captain and his drawn-in stomach, and mimicked his expression and pose with such exactitude that Nesvitski could not help laughing.
You abandon Vienna, give up its defense--as much as to say: 'Heaven is with us, but heaven help you and your capital!'
If we were in Vienna it would be easy, but here, in this wretched Moravian hole, it is more difficult, and I beg you all to help me.
They will help me!
Though the commander was occupied in giving instructions to Major Ekonomov, he could not help taking notice of the soldier.
Tushin's large, kind, intelligent eyes were fixed with sympathy and commiseration on Rostov, who saw that Tushin with his whole heart wished to help him but could not.
There is no one to help me or pity me.
It was untrue to be sure, but still it was terrible, and she could not help thinking of it.
Anna Mikhaylovna sat down beside him, with her own handkerchief wiped the tears from his eyes and from the letter, then having dried her own eyes she comforted the count, and decided that at dinner and till teatime she would prepare the countess, and after tea, with God's help, would inform her.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
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.
"Yes, I was thinking"--for some reason Boris could not help blushing-- "of asking the commander-in-chief.
Prince Andrew always became specially keen when he had to guide a young man and help him to worldly success.
Under cover of obtaining help of this kind for another, which from pride he would never accept for himself, he kept in touch with the circle which confers success and which attracted him.
At that moment it meant nothing to him who might be standing over him, or what was said of him; he was only glad that people were standing near him and only wished that they would help him and bring him back to life, which seemed to him so beautiful now that he had today learned to understand it so differently.
How good it would be to know where to seek for help in this life, and what to expect after it beyond the grave!
Now, if you would only help a bit!
Nurse Savishna, knitting in hand, was telling in low tones, scarcely hearing or understanding her own words, what she had told hundreds of times before: how the late princess had given birth to Princess Mary in Kishenev with only a Moldavian peasant woman to help instead of a midwife.
Help me! her look seemed to say.
"I expected help from you and I get none, none from you either!" said her eyes.
And strange to say Nicholas felt that he could not help taking up a card, putting a small stake on it, and beginning to play.
I should like to help you as far as lies in my power.
"Can he really be going away leaving me alone without having told me all, and without promising to help me?" thought Pierre, rising with downcast head; and he began to pace the room, glancing occasionally at the Mason.
With my whole soul I wish to be what you would have me be, but I have never had help from anyone....
I am called in to help sort the letters and take those meant for us.
What evil and error are there in it, if people were dying of disease without help while material assistance could so easily be rendered, and I supplied them with a doctor, a hospital, and an asylum for the aged?
You can't help thinking.
I go to bed after two in the morning, thoughts come and I can't sleep but toss about till dawn, because I think and can't help thinking, just as he can't help plowing and mowing; if he didn't, he would go to the drink shop or fall ill.
Boris doesn't want to help me and I don't want to ask him.
On approaching Alexander he raised his hat, and as he did so, Rostov, with his cavalryman's eye, could not help noticing that Napoleon did not sit well or firmly in the saddle.
Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!
She wished to help him, to bestow on him the superabundance of her own happiness.
I cannot help loving the light, it is not my fault.
Religion alone can explain to us what without its help man cannot comprehend: why, for what cause, kind and noble beings able to find happiness in life--not merely harming no one but necessary to the happiness of others--are called away to God, while cruel, useless, harmful persons, or such as are a burden to themselves and to others, are left living.
Sonya said you wouldn't go, but I knew that today is the sort of day when you couldn't help going.
How could one help understanding?
With Sonya's help and the maid's, Natasha got the glass she held into the right position opposite the other; her face assumed a serious expression and she sat silent.
She could not help loving the countess and the whole Rostov family, but neither could she help loving Nicholas and knowing that his happiness depended on that love.
Sonya was unhappy at the separation from Nicholas and still more so on account of the hostile tone the countess could not help adopting toward her.
But who could help loving her?
"And how I pity her mother," she went on; "today she showed me her accounts and letters from Penza (they have enormous estates there), and she, poor thing, has no one to help her, and they do cheat her so!"
"They can't help liking me," she thought.
She felt agitated and tormented, and the cause of this was Kuragin whom she could not help watching.
It means that he is kind, noble, and splendid, and I could not help loving him.
Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.
As soon as I saw him I felt he was my master and I his slave, and that I could not help loving him.
Only a couple of times a year--when he knew from their valets that they had money in hand--he would turn up of a morning quite sober and with a deep bow would ask them to help him.
We won't speak of it, my dear--I'll tell him everything; but one thing I beg of you, consider me your friend and if you want help, advice, or simply to open your heart to someone--not now, but when your mind is clearer think of me!
Balashev bowed his head with an air indicating that he would like to make his bow and leave, and only listened because he could not help hearing what was said to him.
The old prince knew very well that he tormented his daughter and that her life was very hard, but he also knew that he could not help tormenting her and that she deserved it.
He knew from experience the tormenting expectation of terror and death the cornet was suffering and knew that only time could help him.
They could not think of anything but how to help her.
The Rostovs' footman rushed eagerly forward to help him off with his cloak and take his hat and stick.
One of the generals who drove past was an acquaintance of the Rostovs', and Petya thought of asking his help, but came to the conclusion that that would not be a manly thing to do.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
That will help them to get well quicker.
With the help of a maid she was arranging a seat for the countess in the huge high coach that stood at the entrance.
They unlocked their shops and locked them up again, and themselves carried goods away with the help of their assistants.
"Dear people, good Christians, save me, help me, dear friends... help us, somebody," she muttered between her sobs.
From the expression of his animated face the woman saw that this man might help her.
And at once, without leaving the church, thanks were rendered to the Creator for His help and for the victory.
How can one help it, lad?
How is one to help feeling sad?
"But it's all the same now," Pierre could not help saying.
As long as they remained with their own people each might hope for help from his fellows and the definite place he held among them.
When on saying good-by he took her thin, slender hand, he could not help holding it a little longer in his own.
She can't help it, thought the princess.
With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.
The Tugendbund is an alliance of virtue: it is love, mutual help... it is what Christ preached on the Cross.
Then I took the matter in hand: I left him alone and began with nurse's help to get the other children up, telling him that I did not love him.
But I can't help it.
But in spite of every desire to regard it as known, anyone reading many historical works cannot help doubting whether this new force, so variously understood by the historians themselves, is really quite well known to everybody.
Felipa definitely needed his help with chartering the helicopter, but he could have done that from Houston.
Still, she needs my help, do you think?
Felipa definitely needed his help with chartering the helicopter, but he could have done that from Houston.
I find it hard to believe you wouldn't help him if you could.
Just because he doesn't ask for or want your help, doesn't mean he doesn't need it.
If Alex needed help, he wouldn't ask her for it.
Alex was in the family room and Jonathan was still in his room, so she went searching for Alex to help her with the zipper.
Could you help me zip this?
I could be a room mate – help you with the bills and pay rent.
I don't need help with the bills.
Lisa thanked her for all the help and assured her that she would be fine.
The chances were slim that anyone would have come along the road to help her.
I'd be glad to help you with supper.
He had volunteered his help, and now he was going make his offer good... whether he wanted to or not.
It was nice of you to help me out... even if it was grudgingly.
I need someone to take care of Tammy and help Mom with the house and garden.
Come on back and help me pack.
Perhaps his offer of help was born of guilt.
I offered to help and you accepted my offer.
Maybe it would help her remember who she was.
I hope Adrienne marries a man who will give her the help she deserves.
Thanks for the help, guys, but I agreed to take care of my team and the cooking when I signed on.
Are you going to help me into my wagon today?
Are you complaining about the help, or are you jealous?
I couldn't help but hear you two last night.
We came back with help, though, but we couldn't find you.
"'Cause we couldn't help it," said Dorothy.
I could not help it.
"Mother will help him learn it," said his sister.
If the people of Boston must fight for their liberty, we will help them.
They shall get no powder, if I can help it.
But you must help me.
Without his help they would soon be beaten.
"I am going to help drive those red-coated British out of the country," he said to his mother.
He persuaded other towns near Antium to send their soldiers to help him.
Up until now, we have thought of the Internet as a place to store information, and we have depended upon search engines to help us find it.
How will all of this help us end disease?
Bringing an end to poverty, then, will also help bring an end to hunger.
I imitated this action, even wearing his spectacles, thinking they might help solve the mystery.
She introduced dry technicalities of science little by little, making every subject so real that I could not help remembering what she taught.
"Very well," said Smolyaninov, and went on at once: "Have you any idea of the means by which our holy Order will help you to reach your aim?" said he quietly and quickly.
That is our common misfortune, and I shall grudge nothing to help you.
The fact is that those men with whom you have ridden round the position not only do not help matters, but hinder.
One can't help being afraid, he said laughing.
I appreciate your help.
In fact, he was under no obligation to help her get back, either.
She stumbled as she dismounted from the ATV and Giddon reached out to help her.
If Len has time, maybe he could help me.
"But I'm here to help," Lisa protested.
The way it worked out, I had a sitter, mom had help and Tammy had a companion.
There is something about the way she looks at you when she needs your help – so vulnerable.
We will get near Jim, so that he can help us, and each one must take some weapon and do the best he can.
"But how would it help us to be able to fly?" questioned the girl.
But Ozma soon conquered her, with the help of Glinda the Good, and after that I went to live with Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman.
"I couldn't help it," returned the other, rather crestfallen.
Then with his strong face aglow in their feeble light, he made a speech in favor of a law to help poor fishermen.
I fathomed it easily with a cod-line and a stone weighing about a pound and a half, and could tell accurately when the stone left the bottom, by having to pull so much harder before the water got underneath to help me.
Having wrung a submissive "I understand" from Dron, Alpatych contented himself with that, though he not only doubted but felt almost certain that without the help of troops the carts would not be forthcoming.
She also knew that neither her father nor her brother would refuse to help the peasants in need, she only feared to make some mistake in speaking about the distribution of the grain she wished to give.
If you don't remember where you buried the bone, it isn't going to be much help when you get hungry later.
Jonathan, help your mother put the food up and I'll get Destiny into her coat.
"If you wake me up early, I'll help you with the chores too," Jonathan told Alex.
His smile was so disarming that she couldn't help smiling back.
Then, with the Wizard's help, he tried to fasten some of the wings to the old cab-horse.
Quick Zeb, help me pull off these wooden wings!
"But Uncle Henry and Aunt Em need me to help them," she added, "so I can't ever be very long away from the farm in Kansas."
Ruth is so loyal and gentle-hearted, we cannot help loving her, as she stands with the reapers amid the waving corn.
And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.
Write to me all about it, and I will help you in everything.
With the help of a footman Tikhon brought in the bedstead and began putting it up.
For a while she had stood beside Sonya while the china was being packed and tried to help, but soon gave it up and went to her room to pack her own things.
With every scrap of will power she possessed, she resisted the urge to help him with the buttons.
Isn't it possible to help them?