To help up


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To help up to help (one) to get up; to assist in rising, as after a fall, and the like.
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  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    “A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    “The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.”
  • Andrew Carnegie
    “There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.”
  • William Shakespeare
    “'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.”


In literature:

Mrs. Farnshaw had not come to help when the neighbours put up the demolished house.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
But I think the princess will soon find help; some one will rise up to help her.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
And by the Lord Harry, it's up to you to help me out!
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
She seemed too weak to sit up, so he helped her by placing one arm under her head.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
Some were crying for help, others were praying aloud for mercy and a few were singing as if to keep up their courage.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Here, help me to stand up.
"Fix Bay'nets" by George Manville Fenn
Stir up your gods to help you!
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
Then Anne would be summoned and come hurrying up, and help them to huddle on their clothes somehow.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
And how glorious to think he might pick up a Peter from the dirt and help to restore him to his manhood.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
He has just been at Nevers helping me to settle up things.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke

In poetry:

She had always lived
In hope that she might find
A love to help her up;
But death alone proved kind.
"Wanton" by Edith Mirick
And helped the widowed heart to lean,
So broken up with human cares,
On one who must be felt and seen
By such pure souls as hers.
"In Memoriam~ -- Alice Fane Gunn Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall
"Now help me up, thou fine fell-ow,
'Tis time that I were gone:
When I come home to Gyllian my wife,
She'll say I am a gentilmon."
"King Edward IV. And The Tanner Of Tamworth" by Henry Morley
I stretch my hands through darkness up to Thee,—
The stars are shrouded, and the night is dumb;
There is no earthly help,—to Thee I come
In all my helplessness and misery,—
Pity me, oh my God!
"Miserere" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Oh! one among the million! there are millions with thee still,
To lift thy load, and cheer thy heart, and help thee up this hill;
Go on, and God go with thee! He can comfort thee, and will;
Ay, thee, and all among the million!
"One Among The Million" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
What myriads of years up from the germ!
What countless ages back from man to worm!
And yet from man to God, oh help me now!
A cold despair is beading on my brow!
I may see Him, and seeing know Him not!
What is the highest thought?
"The Final Thought" by Maurice Thompson

In news:

Came to Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Friday to announce the awarding of a $95,000 grant and to lead a work crew helping to clean up the site.
Mayors' Christmas Motorcade gearing up for to help patients.
A group of area opera singers is looking to the local community to help them lighten up the stage in more ways than on.
A group of area opera singers is looking to the local community to help them lighten up the stage in more ways than one.
Anticipating that it will get fewer federal funds this year, the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit asked city, county and university leaders to up their contributions by $25,000 each to help the unit meet it budget.
If you've ever bellied up to a beach bar at spring break and ordered one of those frozen concoctions from a Slushie machine to help you hang on, you may have thought you were drinking a Margarita.
Mary's Catholic Church will soon be housing volunteers heading to New Jersey to help in clean up efforts from superstorm Sandy.
The chamber needs 32 volunteers to help line up and direct the parade 8:30-11 am Anyone interested is asked to email Zoe Gattie at
To help employees understand the value of a penny , we tell them about how saving a penny per meal can add up to be hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
Toyota donation designed to teach parents to help their children keep up.
However, I love any excuse to dress up, or help others to dress up thus, I love Halloween.
Stock up on these high- potassium foods to help you up your intake of this essential mineral.
A pounding was a term used to describe when people in a community would contribute to help a family set up a new home.
To help out, Inland Power and Light may send up to four linemen to the East Coast this week to help Sandy victims.
The leaf- raking service is meant to help residents who are physically unable to cope with the pile ups.

In science:

We should mention that the frequency annealing introduced in helps not only to speed up the search, but also assists in moving between local maxima.
The search for spinning black hole binaries in mock LISA data using a genetic algorithm
The following bibliography is intended to help the reader follow up the topics outlined above.
Uses of randomness in computation
It will also be helpful to define the depth of a non-empty up-set I to be min{|e| : e ∈ I }.
Multiple recurrence and the structure of probability-preserving systems
In such heavy nuclei, Coulomb repulsion helps to overcome the potential barrier which is set up by the strong nuclear force, and decay can occur through emission of an α particle.
Introduction to Astronomy with Radioactivity
Limiting ourselves to on–off RACs in this case helps up isolate the key issues associated with designing arbitrary RACs involving (multiple-bit) packet transmissions in large networks.
Asynchronous Code-Division Random Access Using Convex Optimization