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a friend in need is a friend indeed

A true friend offers help when one needs it most. After I got out of the hospital, Sally checked up on me every day. Her kindness has really shown me that a friend in need is a friend indeed.
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friend in need is a friend indeed

A true friend is a person who will help you when you really need help. When Bill helped me with geometry, I really learned the meaning of "A friend in need is a friend indeed."
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Yes indeed(y do)!

Inf. Definitely yes! Tom: Will you marry me? Jane: Yes indeedy do, I will! Charlie: Did your horse win the race? Bill: Yes indeedy!
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friend in need is a friend indeed, a

A dependable friend. This expression is thought to come from a Latin proverb stated by Ennius in Hecuba (ca. 180 b.c.), quoted by Cicero and Erasmus and literally translated as “The certain friend is discerned in uncertain circumstances.” It had been quoted many times—by William Caxton, John Heywood, and others—by the time Shakespeare used it in The Passionate Pilgrim (1599): “He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need.”
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Ireland is becoming the internet capital of Europe with companies like Indeed offering great opportunities to our passionate, highlyskilled workforce.
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Projecting a virtual presence is indeed possible, but so long as we insist on the necessity of face-to-face gatherings and the overstated value of sprawling physical facilities, we are not likely to direct adequate resources and attention toward implementing true net centricity.
Indeed, his gatherings of diasporic blacks allow all the homesick artists to share their experiences.
Indeed, the European Union has already instituted a CO2 cap-and-trade program that will help member countries comply with emissions reduction goals set by the recently authorized Kyoto Protocol.
Though this is somewhat true on the surface, and while the Bush family is indeed a dynasty and Senatorial chairs (among others) have become in some ways hereditary, I believe American democracy to be much more vigorous than expected.
Indeed to begin one's counter-arguments from such emotional reaction to "tone" almost entirely ensures that those arguments will fail to persuade, constructed as they are in the haste of anger.
As caregivers, consensus on such a theory can inform and direct our work, indeed, our purpose.
It is a time when what we protect will make clear our true priorities, will distinguish organic commitment from intellectual oratory, and will reveal which programs are indeed core, as opposed to those that have been ancillary, not only within individual theatres but within sub-communities of philosophical commitment.
These are dangerous waters, and indeed there is scholarly merit in precisely such a reading, though one can equally cite situations where an artist (such as the Jorg Breu monograph by Pia Cuneo, also published by Brill) simultaneously complies with the decorum of a patronage and viewing situation while also subverting the surface assignment in subtle fashion.
Indeed, I spent many pleasurable hours in the Downtown in my misbegotten youth.
Indeed, several AEI fellows had warned DeMuth of their suspicions on Lott's lack of scholarly honesty back when AEI was recruiting him in 2000.
The third is that it is indeed possible to be healthy and overweight at the same time.
Who indeed," says the other, sighing with a contentment that has more of earth than of heaven in it.