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At first the young man appeared about to befriend me.
The first man of consequence to befriend the telephone was Lord Kelvin, then an untitled young scientist.
It vindicates no right, it aspires to no real good, it brands no crime, it proposes no generous policy; it does not build, nor write, nor cherish the arts, nor foster religion, nor establish schools, nor encourage science, nor emancipate the slave, nor befriend the poor, or the Indian, or the immigrant.
After the unscrupulous manner in which you have imposed on my liberality by deceiving me into giving you fifty pounds for a n audacious caricature of myself, which it is impossible to hang up in any room of the house, I think this instance of my forgiving disposition still to befriend you, after all that has happened, ought to appeal to any better feelings that you may still have left, and revive the long dormant emotions of repentance and self-reproach, when you think on your obedient servant,
He threatened him with the entire loss of his favour, if he ever heard such another word from his mouth; for, he said, he would never support or befriend a reprobate.
Theseus departs having promised to aid and befriend him.
It was her last farewell word to the old man who had done his best-- thank God, always done his best--to befriend her.
ODDBALL Eccentric Sam Rockwell befriends a youngster
THE BEAR (1988) An orphaned cub befriends a wounded bear in a tearjerker from Jean-Jacques Annaud, who'd just finished making The Name Of The Rose.
A nun befriends an unrepentant killer awaiting execution.
The Tiniest Tiger is a softcover picturebook about a kitten who becomes lost in a zoo, and befriends a number of her big cat distant relatives.
A jaunty, up-beat ditty about a man who befriends such creatures and even takes his furry friend out shopping.
Seventeen-year-old Ted MacIntosh befriends the boy, helping him stand up for justice while the Chinese community is scared into silence.
Carter befriends Henry Deacon (Joe Morton), a space-shuttle engineer who moonlights as the town mechanic.
Sexiness bonus: Gabrielle Union (Bring It On) befriends Paige just as the neighbors begin to think he's a creep.