He drew in his breath as he turned helplessly
over the pages of Beal and Stanislas Julien.
While the count was being turned over, one of his arms fell back helplessly
and he made a fruitless effort to pull it forward.
Her face had become of a deathlier paleness, her lips trembled, and she pressed her hands helplessly
on the hands that lay under them.
They are rather helplessly
frank, but not, I hope, with all their rather helpless frankness, offensively frank.
What could the bewildered scouts do, masters as they were of every war-like artifice save this one, but trot helplessly
after him, exposing themselves fatally to view, while they gave pathetic utterance to the coyote cry.
The Saw-Horse toppled over upon his back and lay with his legs waving helplessly
Anne gasped over this unexpected question, and floundered helplessly
in her thoughts.
The cabman looked helplessly
about him with a bewildered, questioning gaze, as one to whom alone of all men this unheard-of and extraordinary thing had happened.
As it was, miserably and helplessly
, not half himself, a puppet dreamer in a half-nightmare, he knew, as a restless sleeper awakening between vexing dreams, that he was being transported head-downward out of the canoe house that stank of death, through the village that was only less noisome, and up a path under lofty, wide-spreading trees that were beginning languidly to stir with the first breathings of the morning wind.
But, Michael, sliding helplessly
down the perpendicular bottom of the crate, fetched up with his full weight on the injured paw.
His hands dropped helplessly
as he reeled backward.
It's--it's--just like a man," said Miss Cornelia helplessly