The passage outside the coffee-room door was the scene of disturbance, and here were congregated the coffee-room customers and waiters, together with two or three coachmen and helpers
from the yard.
The beast is good, take him in what part you will, and it was to be food for man that he was fashioned; but I cannot say that I will be a witness and a helper
to the waste of killing one daily.
Had this been the custom in our country, I had not been left a poor desolate girl without friends, without clothes, without help or helper
in the world, as was my fate; and by which I was not only exposed to very great distresses, even before I was capable either of understanding my case or how to amend it, but brought into a course of life which was not only scandalous in itself, but which in its ordinary course tended to the swift destruction both of soul and body.
He will stay with us to-night and in the morning go on to the nearest Indian town and come back with porters and helpers
Slowly the demon was working his will, and cold and weariness were his helpers
But far from any such ray of consolation visiting the lost, he stood bare of help and helpers
, his portmanteau sequestered in one place, his money deserted in another and guarded by a corpse; himself, so sedulous of privacy, the cynosure of all men's eyes about the station; and, as if these were not enough mischances, he was now fallen in ill-blood with the beast to whom his poverty had linked him
I have bidden you to join your hands," said he, "not in earthly affection, for ye have cast off its chains forever; but as brother and sister in spiritual love, and helpers
of one another in your allotted task.
The host, his helpers
, and two watchmen who were passing, and who from curiosity had penetrated too far into the room, were mixed up in the tumult and showered with blows.
Only two or three of the maids, Tess learnt, slept in the dairy-house besides herself; most of the helpers
going to their homes.
The good priest called each of his willing helpers
by name, asking a question here, passing a merry joke there with the ease and familiarity that bespoke mutual affection and old acquaintance.
Thanks to the skill of the Doctor, and the devotion of his helpers
, Rose grew easier about midnight, and all hoped that the worst was over.
Here, too, would gather the simple folk of the countryside, the fishermen and farmers, the lay brothers and helpers
who shared the work of the monastery.