Aides

Definitions

  • With the aid of electric torches
    With the aid of electric torches
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aides (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Neptune comes to the aid of the sailors Neptune comes to the aid of the sailors

Quotations

  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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    “It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.”
  • Kin Hubbard
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    “Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.”
  • Publilius Syrus
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    “One ungrateful man does an injury to all who stand in need of aid.”
  • Margaret Fuller
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    “Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.”
  • Groucho Marx
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    “One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife.”
  • Dave Carey
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    “A theme is a memory aid, it helps you through the presentation just as it also provides the thread of continuity for your audience.”

Usage

In literature:

Without a word or a look of reproach, Napoleon placed himself at their head, and his aids and generals rushed to his side.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
But Zaidos was most interested in the First Aid Station.
"Shelled by an Unseen Foe" by James Fiske
Considerations to aid in regulating Temper and Tones.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
The silence of the pulpit drove out many anti-slavery men who, up to this time, had been hoping for aid from this quarter.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
LADIES WHO ORGANIZED AID SOCIETIES, RECEIVED AND FORWARDED SUPPLIES TO THE HOSPITALS, DEVOTING THEIR WHOLE TIME TO THE WORK, ETC.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
An aide, very heavy-eyed, asked if guard should not be set.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
The young man's ingenuity again comes to his aid.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
His plan was received with favor, but the authorities lacked the means to give him the proper aid.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
The loving mother's happiness would now have been complete had not Aides asserted his rights.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
But do thou, if thou art able, aid thy son.
"The Iliad of Homer (1873)" by Homer
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In poetry:

So VIRTUE diffident of strength
Clings to RELIGION'S firmer aid,
And by RELIGION'S aid upheld
Endures calamity.
"Ode Written On The First Of December" by Robert Southey
If he aloft for aid
Imploring storms, her essence is the spur.
His cry to heaven is a cry to her
He would evade.
"Earth And Man" by George Meredith
That God would give me power to aid
Those children in distress,
That I might as a father be
Unto the fatherless.
"The Old Bachelor's Story" by John Hartley
Aid my 'weak flesh' this holy tide,
That I, despite or sloth or pride,
May watch and pray as at Thy side. Amen.
"Coming Holy Week" by Samuel John Stone
"The body to my cell I bear;
This mourner with it moved;
Then he submitted to my care,
And all my aid approv'd."
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
CYPRIAN. Is there then no gleam of hope,
No appeal, no aid, no succour,
By which I so great a crime
Can blot out?
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Follow live coverage of Farm Aid.
Five Bahamian fishermen clinging to their capsized boat were rescued Aug 11 by what could be the world's least likely ship to render aid on the high seas — a US ballistic missile submarine.
Banco Popular Plans Large Rights Issue to Avoid EU Aid.
Boren helps put a band-aid on OSU linebacking corps.
Are bonds a Band-Aid for fiscal irresponsibility.
Letter: Are bonds a Band-Aid for fiscal irresponsibility.
Tuesday's constitutional amendment approval puts a Band-Aid on the state's General Fund, but it's no substitute for the serious work needed to reform an ailing tax system.
The Band-Aid s sell for $9.99 at Cynthia Rowley stores, cynthiarowley.com and at The Shop at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York.
A criminal authorities are calling the " Band-Aid Bandit" robbed a Chase Bank on Westheimer, reports say.
Houston FBI trying to ID " Band-Aid Bandit".
The " Band-Aid Bandit" was caught on surveillance cameras while robbing a Chase Bank on Westheimer.
Rip Off the Band-Aid .
"Contrary to the way an internet vendor positioned hearing aids in an August 21, 2012, story airing on CNBC, hearing aids are neither fashion accessories nor 'consumer electronic devices'," said Wendy Crespo, audiologist for Miracle-Ear.
Ahead of World AIDS day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled an ambitious new White House plan for finally halting the global spread of AIDS.
He will be joined by Legion National Commander Aide Steve Short, as well as National Executive Committeeman Alan C Lennox, National Executive Committee Aide S R. Barghoorn, American Legion Dept.
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In science:

Heinrikson, Targetting the HIV– Protease in AIDS therapy: a current clinical perspective, Biochem.
Simple models of protein folding and of non--conventional drug design
Aided by the specific representation, we investigate the dependence of the asymptotic convergence rate on the level of global mixing.
Some Remarks on the Optimal Level of Randomization in Global Optimization
This work is supported by the Grant-in-Aid for the 21st Century COE Center for Diversity and Universality in Physics from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
Velocity Dispersion of Dissolving OB Associations Affected by External Pressure of Formation Environment
With the aid of (6.1) and Proposition 5.1 the kernel of this last homomorphism is easily seen to be < τ 2 >k .
Automorphisms and twisted loop algebras of finite dimensional simple Lie superalgebras
To aid in our understanding, we undertook CO observations of three additional LSB galaxies, with properties similar in most respects to the properties of the LSB galaxies with detected CO.
Properties of Molecular Gas in Massive Low Surface Brightness Galaxies, Including New 12CO Observations of Three Malin 1 `Cousins'
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