"I allowed it might holp him up some to hear Todd was safe dead," he apologized.
I'll holp you all I kin; leastways, I'll wink et whut you do.
Dem few what had land of deir own wouldn't have had it if deir white folks hadn't give it to 'em or holp 'em to git it.
It gi' me somethin' to think about, an' it holp me acrosst some mighty rough places.
Mos' gen'ly all de slaves what I knowed was found places for and holp git a start at jobs and places to live.
I wisht ye'd come out an holp me manpower a chunk up on ther choppin' block.
And there were none of those other knights but read in books, and holp in the worship and did bodily all manner of service.
I holp my mother dust and clean up de house and peel 'tatoes.
The yrksnes of these thinges must be holp by some pretie craft, of the which ye old fathers haue shewed cert fashions.
Dey was allus ready to holp one another, but jus' look how dey is now!