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We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Ciudad Rodrigo and Almeida fell without the English commander making any apparent effort to relieve them.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Dorothy had tried her best to relieve Letty of half her burthen, and in return had been made a bone of contention between them.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Consequently the House gave a friendly reception to a Bill intended to relieve them of some of their pecuniary burdens.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
They therefore petitioned General McArthur to relieve them temporarily from duty to recuperate their strength.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The court found Byng guilty of negligence in not having done his utmost in the endeavour to relieve Minorca.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
A covenant to protect the buyer from encumbrances, claims, etc., does not always relieve him from the expense of a lawsuit.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I can't see father pining and fretting himself to death about his son, without doing something to relieve his mind.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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