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To help him on this religious aspect of primitive jazz he had `` Big '' Miller, as a preacher-singer and Hannah Dean, Gospel-singer, while Oscar Brown Jr., an extremely talented young man, did a slave auctioneer's call, a field-hands' work song, and a beautifully sung Negro lullaby, `` Brown Baby '', which was one of the truly moving moments of the festival.
from Brown Corpus
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He stood on the porch and watched him struggling with the heavy harness, and finally went over to help him.
`` So help me, Crouch, I'd like to kill you where you stand, but, before I do, I'm going to hear you admit killing him.
After that, it requires several minutes of concentrated work, including six separate and deliberate actions by a minimum of three men sitting at three separate stations in a bomber, each with another man beside him to help, for an armed bomb to be released.
Because Bright's speeches were so much a part of him, there are long and numerous quotations, which, far from making the biography diffuse, help to give us the feel of the man.
To help him do so The Prince had conferred control of his land forces on a soldier who was different from him in almost every respect save one: both were eccentrics of the purest ray serene.
Kind by nature, he never refused charity to a beggar or help to anyone who asked him for it ( as Lewis would one day discover ).
On New Year's Eve, Alfred Harcourt drove him up the Hudson to Bill Brown's Training Camp, a well-known establishment for the speedy if temporary rehabilitation of drunkards who could no longer help themselves.
Lewis was spending his mornings, with the help of two secretaries, on the galleys of that long novel, making considerable revisions, and the combination of hard work and hard frivolity exhausted him once more, so that he was compelled to spend three days in the Harbor Sanatorium in the last week of January.
He is appreciative of the expert help available to him and draws these resources into play, taking care to examine at least some of the raw material which underlies their frequently policy-oriented conclusions.
Perhaps he had better have someone help him put up the pegboard and build the workbench -- someone who knew what he was about.
Now while he uses talk, caresses or requires caresses from her, his bride will sympathetically understand the situation and eagerly help him restore his physical situation so they can have the consummation they both so eagerly desire.
But what made the load lighter was the realization that every officer, non-com and trooper was ready and willing to help him carry it, for the good of the troop and the regiment.
Geely grunted and slid partly out, and Shayne's left arm snaked in around his neck to help him, while he set himself solidly on the roadway and swung his right fist to the big, gum-chewing jaw before Geely could straighten up.
What social, ethical and theological insights can the church and university help him bring to bear upon his situation??
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Riding trains, hitching hikes on trucks across Germany, slipping through guarded frontiers with the help of secret guides, he eventually reached Vichy France, and, by the winter of 1943, was back in Virginia.
He said that the architect might reasonably be expected to carry his financial burdens if all harrassment could be brought to an end, and that the bank would accept a mortgage on Taliesin to help bring this about.
But, just as we drew on Europe for assistance in our earlier years, so now do these new and emerging nations that do have this faith and determination deserve help.
He was right, and Peter Marshall could not help but recall Andrew Cordier's words on the subject, `` Well, it seemed as good a place as any to do the job ''.
From that time to this my religious concern is that I might give effective help to the bringing in of God's kingdom on earth.
He was unable to send any more help to his allies on the Continent, and during the next few years many of them, left to resist French pressure unaided, surrendered to the inevitable and made their peace with Philip.
She had to clean the glass on the display cases in the butcher shop, help her brother scrub the cutting tables with wire brushes, mop the floors, put down new sawdust on the floors and help check the outgoing orders.
They enlisted the help of the New Jersey congressman, who has been able to trace the letters to the national archives, where they are available on microfilm.
Even apart from the fact that now at the age of 31 my personal life is being totally disrupted for the second time for no very compelling reason -- I cannot help looking around at the black leather jacket brigades standing idly on the street corners and in the taverns of every American city and asking myself if our society has gone mad.
He smiled and stuck a large finger with white hairs sprouting on it into his ear as though that might help.
This help is offered to applicants who ordinarily would not undertake the exploration under present conditions or circumstances at their sole expense and who are unable to obtain funds from commercial sources on reasonable terms.
The extent to which we can persuade the less developed countries to appraise their own resources, to set targets toward which they should be working, to establish in the light of this forward perspective the most urgent priorities for their immediate attention, and to do the other things which they must do to help themselves, all on a realistic long-term basis, will depend importantly on the incentives we place before them.
This program is based on the policy of designing and building efficient machines which will help produce better textile values -- fabrics whose cost in relation to quality, fashion and utility provide the consumer with better textile products for the money.
Slight tapping on the underside of mold will help release the clay, but too much agitation will cause the clay to become soft and will interfere with removal of clay from mold.
And it helps the builder because it can handle a more efficiently packaged load, can deliver it to the best spot ( in some cases, right on the roof or inside the house ), and never takes any of the builder's high-priced labor to help unload it.
Here again, in the written language it is possible to help the reader get his stresses right by using underlining or italics, but much of the time there is simply reliance on his understanding in the light of context.
help and religious
Gerrymandering may be used to achieve desired electoral results for a particular party, or may be used to help or hinder a particular demographic, such as a political, racial, linguistic, religious or class group.
Watabe said about her former religious affiliation: " We ' Moonies ' were willing to sacrifice personal choice to spin gold out of the raw silk of ourselves, to help create world harmony through family harmony.
With a little help from Suegar, an apparent religious fanatic, and Tris, the leader of the female prisoners, he instills order and hope in the apathetic, distrustful inmates, makes them rehearse for quick embarkation ( disguised as a food distribution procedure ), and stages one of the largest mass breakouts in history.
This movement towards traditional religious values served to help Muslims cope with the effects of European colonization.
Theologians use various forms of analysis and argument ( philosophical, ethnographic, historical, spiritual and others ) to help understand, explain, test, critique, defend or promote any of myriad religious topics.
Thus, Congress may include the customary words " so help me God " in an oath, but an individual would be under no compulsion to utter them, as such a requirement would constitute a religious test.
However, if the ka was not properly prepared, this journey could be fraught with dangerous pitfalls and strange demons ; hence some of the earliest religious texts discovered, such as the Papyrus of Ani ( commonly known as The Book of the Dead ) and the Pyramid Texts were actually written as guides to help the deceased successfully navigate the duat.
There are people of religions besides Judaism, or even those without religious affiliation, who delve in the Zohar out of curiosity, or as a technology for people who are seeking meaningful and practical answers about the meaning of their lives, the purpose of creation and existence and their relationships with the laws of nature, and so forth ; however from the perspective of traditional, rabbinic Judaism, and by the Zohar's own statements, the purpose of the Zohar is to help the Jewish people through and out of the Exile and to infuse the Torah and mitzvot ( Judaic commandments ) with the wisdom of Kabbalah for its Jewish readers.
Alexander Majors was a religious man and resolved " by the help of God " to overcome all difficulties.
He came to believe that dreams present the dreamer with revelations that can uncover and help to resolve emotional or religious problems and fears.
Savonarola ’ s devotees, the Piagnoni, kept his cause of republican freedom and religious reform alive well into the next century, although the Medici — restored to power with the help of the papacy – eventually broke the movement.
Such an action ideally is done as an act of religious devotion out of a wish to help or bring joy to others, without any thought of compensation.
Witches were often called for, along with religious ministers, to help the ill or to deliver a baby.
A complex system of courts, based on diverse legal sources, including Sunni and Shi ' a Sharia ( religious law ), tribal law, and other civil codes and regulation, was created with the help of British advisers in the early twentieth century.
The French crown's refusal to allow non-Catholics to settle in New France may help to explain that colony's slow rate of population growth compared to that of the neighbouring British colonies, which opened settlement to religious dissenters.
The religious ritual of Shango was possibly designed in order to help the devotees of Shango gain self-control.
Between 645 and 1097, the community was attacked many times by raiders, including the Vikings, however it was of such note as both a religious and intellectual centre that King Alfred summoned help from the monastic community at St David's in rebuilding the intellectual life of the Kingdom of Wessex.
The shaikh ( religious leaders ) can seek to buy the agreement through gifts and help to promote the career or threat to ruin the career of these local politicians and leaders.
Psychiatrist Marc Galanter described Erhard as " a man with no formal experience in mental health, self help, or religious revivalism, but a background in retail sales.
Their training consisted of strict religious and military education to help them become “ good Muslim horsemen and fighters.
When they return to Bethlehem, Bob's religious porter, Anthony James, offers them a ride from the railroad station in Bob's jeep ( he continues to help them throughout the movie ).
It also refers to the consciousness and expression of religious and ethnic influences that help mould the national consciousness.