Guy, I have spoken to the rector about you—you will find him your friend and aider; and May is to make her home at the rectory.
What would he not give, or say, or do, to find me his aider and abettor?
Instantly to turn upon me, charging that I have no sense of the enormity of the crime itself, but am its aider and abettor!
He is the friend and aider of those who would live in the spirit.
Such an idea might occur to the aider, but not to the fugitive himself, to whom every moment must be of the highest importance.
Isn't Alick McGregor a nice fellow to rob his own father and you his aider and abettor?
Is it to forsake the slave when I cease to be the aider and abettor of his master?
Beckoning Fate to do her worst, he then climbs an aider tree in a state of perfect nudity.
For if I take this charge upon me for your sake, men will say I was your aider in this crime that they charge upon you.
And when I've so wanted to sleep with some one sometime—some one that belonged to me, you know; not a Ladies' aider.
early 15c., "wartime tax," also "help, support, assistance," from Old French aide, earlier aiudha "aid, help, assistance" (9c.), from Late Latin adjuta, from fem. past participle of Latin adiuvare (past participle adiutus) "to give help to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iuvare "to help" (see adjutant). Meaning "thing by which assistance is given" is recorded from c.1600. Meaning "material help given by one country to another" is from 1940.
c.1400, "to assist, help," from Old French aidier "help, assistance," from Latin adiutare, frequentative of adiuvare (past participle adiutus) "give help to" (see adjutant). Related: Aided; aiding.
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