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  • Not telling her is tantamount to aiding and abetting the enemy.†   (source)
  • All of these people had, in the past, aided and abetted Moody in his fight against me, but they had' acted out of what was to them reasonable motives.†   (source)
  • The undertone of fear that San Francisco would be bombed which was abetted by weekly air raid warnings, and civil defense drills in school, heightened my sense of belonging.†   (source)
  • But independence had been followed by nearly two hundred years of misrule, aided and abetted by foreign powers, especially France and the United States.†   (source)
  • "The fact is," wrote Lord Rawdon, "their army is broken all to pieces, and the spirit of their leaders and their abettors is all broken....I think one may venture to pronounce that it is well nigh over with them."†   (source)
  • It is vital that we spend our tax dollars on helping Arizonans and not aid and abet illegal aliens.†   (source)
  • The man who could not be discourteous to a ground-squirrel had sat in the courthouse abetting the cause of grubby-minded little men.†   (source)
  • And so she abetted our scheme and kept my father ignorant much longer than would otherwise have been possible.†   (source)
  • All I'd done was to make them laugh all the louder ....I had aided and abetted social backwardness ....The scene changed-he lay in the sun and this time I saw a trail of smoke left by a sky-writing plane lingering in the sky, a large woman in a kelly-green dress stood near me saying, "Oh, Oh!†   (source)
  • Do you know the universal penalty for aiding and abetting such a killer?†   (source)
  • You're confessing that you're an accomplice who's aiding and abetting a deserter?†   (source)
  • 'It's what we call abetting a concealment.†   (source)
  • The South wanted industries, and Northern monopolies, abetted by Northern congressmen, wouldn't allow it.†   (source)
  • ...We have guarded their homes and property long enough, now is the time for action....The only way to put down this rebellion is to hurt the instigators and abettors of it.†   (source)
  • Her father abetted the courtship.†   (source)
  • "May I be forgiven for abetting your filthy habit, I carry this to light Bunsen burners," he said playfully, then went on, "As a matter of fact, something I've concealed from you.†   (source)
  • Deo muttered some imprecations; he was far from irreligious, but he'd acquired a lot of anticlerical feeling, in part because of all the well-attested stories of Rwandan priests aiding and abetting the genocide, and in some cases actually wielding machetes.†   (source)
  • And, whereas I have given notice to all loyal inhabitants to remove such goods from hence, and all who do not remove them, or deliver them to your care, will be considered abettors of the rebels, you are hereby authorized and required to take into your possession all such goods as answer this description, and to give certificates to the owners that you have received them for their use, and will deliver them to the owners' order, unavoidable accidents excepted.†   (source)
  • He was abetted in this by Dr. Teleborian, among others, on whose testimony we in part based our own evaluation of her mental state.†   (source)
  • One of the nastiest abettors of the hateful dogma purveyed below the Mason-Dixon line, he seemed to me also—while I brooded over the haggard figure in a baggy white Palm Beach suit, ravaged like one already seized by death's hand even as he slouched past a frayed palmtree into the New Orleans clinic—one of its chief and most wretched victims, and the faintest breath of regret accompanied my murmured farewell.†   (source)
  • And for her to think that you might abet her, when she knows that you yourself have had to make your own penances twice!†   (source)
  • Gant was delighted: he abetted the deception.†   (source)
  • You favoured Chance Wayne, encouraged, aided, and abetted him in his corruption of Heavenly over a long, long time.†   (source)
  • It was as though, so long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice, since all people are cowards and naturally prefer any kind of treachery because it has a bland outside.†   (source)
  • Dragged down by constant pain and by infections that were abetted by his shortage of white cells, he limped through his days, pushing himself beyond his strength.†   (source)
  • You think of your readers, those carrion feeders, and all your typesetters, those wretched abettors, and saber-whetters.†   (source)
  • Then one morning he learned that his store had been broken into and looted, doubtless by a company of strange troops bivouacked on the edge of town and doubtless abetted, if only vocally, by his own fellow citizens.†   (source)
  • prolific queen, then potent and soft-handed matriarch of old age's serene and well-lived content—Judith handicapped by what in me was a few years' ignorance but which in her was ten generations of iron prohibition, who had not learned that first principle of penury which is to scrimp and save for the sake of scrimping and saving, who (and abetted by Clytie) would cook twice what we could eat and three times what we could afford and give it to anyone, any stranger in a land already beginning to fill with straggling soldiers who stopped and asked for it and (but not least) Clytie.†   (source)
  • I guess we are aiding and abetting a felony, Watson?†   (source)
  • "You don't mention those who aided and abetted the deed," said Caderousse.†   (source)
  • I wouldn't have aided or abetted an attempt on even HIS life for anything.†   (source)
  • Why, yes, my dear; that would be aiding and abetting, you know.†   (source)
  • She reads entirely too much—" this to Marilla as the little girls went out—"and I can't prevent her, for her father aids and abets her.†   (source)
  • Then the daring plotter was to be surrounded and caught red-handed, in the very act of aiding and abetting royalists, who were traitors to the republic.†   (source)
  • In this view they were sedulously abetted by their mothers, aunts and other elderly female relatives, who all shared Mrs. Archer's belief that when "such things happened" it was undoubtedly foolish of the man, but somehow always criminal of the woman.†   (source)
  • The senses could not avoid that conclusion, and people complained that they had been "cheated out of summer"—although, abetted by natural and artificial circumstances, people had cheated themselves out of it by squandering both internal and external time.†   (source)
  • What oppressed Jude was the thought that, having done a wrong thing of this sort himself, he was aiding and abetting the woman he loved in doing a like wrong thing, instead of imploring and warning her against it.†   (source)
  • Caught, red-handed, on the spot, in the very act of aiding and abetting the traitors against the Republic of France, the Englishman could claim no protection from his own country.†   (source)
  • They abetted each other in amazement.†   (source)
  • If I have borne hard upon your feelings, in taking away your wife with an honest intention of giving her back to you, when the plans of that devil incarnate were answered, so have you broken into my encampment, aiding and abetting, as they have called many an honester bargain, in destroying my property.†   (source)
  • Newman watched their genuflections and gyrations with a grim, still enmity; they seemed aids and abettors of Madame de Cintre's desertion; they were mouthing and droning out their triumph.†   (source)
  • I wish to set before you, honourably, the exact consequences — so far as they are within my knowledge — of your abetting him in this appeal.'†   (source)
  • The elements, however, abetted me in making a path through the deepest snow in the woods, for when I had once gone through the wind blew the oak leaves into my tracks, where they lodged, and by absorbing the rays of the sun melted the snow, and so not only made a my bed for my feet, but in the night their dark line was my guide.†   (source)
  • The cruelty of which he had been an unwilling witness, the coarse and ruffianly behaviour of Squeers even in his best moods, the filthy place, the sights and sounds about him, all contributed to this state of feeling; but when he recollected that, being there as an assistant, he actually seemed—no matter what unhappy train of circumstances had brought him to that pass—to be the aider and abettor of a system which filled him with honest disgust and indignation, he loathed himself, and felt, for the moment, as though the mere consciousness of his present situation must, through all time to come, prevent his raising his head again.†   (source)
  • You may possibly have some idea, Miss Trotwood, of abetting him in his running away, and in his complaints to you.†   (source)
  • And you think that to save such villains as you I will become an abettor of their plot, an accomplice in their crimes?†   (source)
  • What a situation, now, for a patriotic senator, that had been all the week before spurring up the legislature of his native state to pass more stringent resolutions against escaping fugitives, their harborers and abettors!†   (source)
  • Of the woman who abets you, I say nothing — since you, Clara,' addressing my mother in a lower voice, 'from old associations and long-established fancies, have a weakness respecting her which is not yet overcome.'†   (source)
  • For anything that I can perceive to the contrary, it is still probable that my children may be reduced to seek a livelihood by personal contortion, while Mrs. Micawber abets their unnatural feats by playing the barrel-organ.'†   (source)
  • How the emigrants never wrote home, otherwise than cheerfully and hopefully; how Mr. Micawber had actually remitted divers small sums of money, on account of those 'pecuniary liabilities', in reference to which he had been so business-like as between man and man; how Janet, returning into my aunt's service when she came back to Dover, had finally carried out her renunciation of mankind by entering into wedlock with a thriving tavern-keeper; and how my aunt had finally set her seal on the same great principle, by aiding and abetting the bride, and crowning the marriage-ceremony with her presence; were among our topics — already more or less familiar to me through the letters I had had.†   (source)
  • Oh yes, there were plenty to aid and abet him; even he could not have held a horse race without someone to race against.†   (source)
  • I sat there and listened to his voice and told myself 'Why, he is mad He will decree this marriage for tonight and perform his own ceremony, himself both groom and minister; pronounce his own wild benediction on it with the very bedward candle in his hand...and I mad too, for I will acquiesce, succumb; abet him and plunge down.'†   (source)
  • She had no right to dash away from your party, and Miss Derek had no right to abet her.†   (source)
  • It is wrong to encourage a man or a people in evil-doing; it is wrong to aid and abet a national crime simply because it is unpopular not to do so.†   (source)
  • Rhadamanthus had been a member of a dueling fraternity, but they could not possibly approach the head of the sanatorium and ask him to abet them in an illegal act, particularly since patients were involved.†   (source)
  • If others pay the tax which is demanded of me, from a sympathy with the State, they do but what they have already done in their own case, or rather they abet injustice to a greater extent than the State requires.†   (source)
  • So, when I had pledged myself to comfort and abet Herbert in the affair of his heart by all practicable and impracticable means, and when Herbert had told me that his affianced already knew me by reputation and that I should be presented to her, and when we had warmly shaken hands upon our mutual confidence, we blew out our candles, made up our fire, locked our door, and issued forth in quest of Mr. Wopsle and Denmark.†   (source)
  • This young person (perhaps it was very imprudent in her parents to encourage her, and abet her in such idolatry and silly romantic ideas) loved, with all her heart, the young officer in His Majesty's service with whom we have made a brief acquaintance.†   (source)
  • Now I must caution you that if you abet him once, you abet him for good and all; if you step in between him and me, now, you must step in, Miss Trotwood, for ever.†   (source)
  • Gob, if he got that lottery ticket on the side of his poll he'd remember the gold cup, he would so, but begob the citizen would have been lagged for assault and battery and Joe for aiding and abetting.†   (source)
  • Methinks that thou and thine abettor soon Will rue your plot to drive the scapegoat out.†   (source)
  • The Phocians, being abetted by Athens and Sparta, refused to submit to the decree.†   (source)
  • How ill agrees it with your gravity To counterfeit thus grossly with your slave, Abetting him to thwart me in my mood!†   (source)
  • It ought never to be forgotten, that a firm union of this country, under an efficient government, will probably be an increasing object of jealousy to more than one nation of Europe; and that enterprises to subvert it will sometimes originate in the intrigues of foreign powers, and will seldom fail to be patronized and abetted by some of them.†   (source)
  • Say, didst thou too abet This crime, or dost abjure all privity?†   (source)
  • 'That the said Quinbus Flestrin, contrary to the duty of a faithful subject, is now preparing to make a voyage to the court and empire of Blefuscu, for which he has received only verbal license from his imperial majesty; and, under colour of the said license, does falsely and traitorously intend to take the said voyage, and thereby to aid, comfort, and abet the emperor of Blefuscu, so lately an enemy, and in open war with his imperial majesty aforesaid.'†   (source)
  • Say, wilt thou aid me and abet?†   (source)
  • 'That, whereas certain ambassadors arrived from the Court of Blefuscu, to sue for peace in his majesty's court, he, the said Flestrin, did, like a false traitor, aid, abet, comfort, and divert, the said ambassadors, although he knew them to be servants to a prince who was lately an open enemy to his imperial majesty, and in an open war against his said majesty.†   (source)
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