No help-giving virtue had gone out from this household in the last year; it had all been a dead lift.
Are not these likely men now, to help out a King, and a Religion, at a dead lift?
He helps the actors on the stage at a dead lift, and enables them to go forward with spirit and propriety.
The dead lift of the discipline of the mind is liable to be a deadening process.
But the first dead lift of the thing is too much for them; and they haven't enough financial experience.