Relief


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Relief

In numismatics, an image on a coin that rises above the background and is not pressed into it.
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There was no game to be met with in the neighborhood; but beavers were occasionally trapped about the river banks, which afforded a scanty supply of food; in the meantime they comforted themselves that some one or other of the foraging detachments would be successful, and return with relief.
But finally I reached a point where my fingers could just clutch the sill of the lowest window, and I was on the point of breathing a sigh of relief when the sound of voices came to me from above through the open window.
I was glad he did not want me to accompany him, and when I left him at the door I walked away with relief.
The next morning Clayton left early with the relief expedition in search of Lieutenant D'Arnot.
An immense relief, and a reluctance to enjoy that relief, conflicted in her heart.
You'd find it such a relief, I should say--such a rest to the eyes--and the bazaars are so glad of things.
With bated breath she groped beneath the little mound, scarce daring to hope that the treasure remained where she had left it; but, to her infinite relief and joy, her hand came at once upon the barrel of the heavy weapon and then upon the bandoleer of cartridges.
The shade of the cedar-tree was deep and cool, but it brought little relief to Trent.
He placed a chair for her, and laid down the deed which he had been examining, with a little sigh of relief.
Frank is missing from the party of relief," she said.
Genevieve sighed with relief, her tense body relaxing and a faintness coming over her.
This sense of relief was somewhat modified by the discovery that Dr.