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  • In Zen there is the saying that sometimes the kindest angels are from helling, meaning that sometimes the frank, harsh and brutal truth is necessary instead of trying to sugar coat everything.

    Politics and Positive Psychology; Reconciling and Integrating Them

  • "Someone's s helling peas, someone's putting butter on the lobster they love it and they get to drink at the same time otherwise they're all here, watching you, going, 'When is it ready?'"

    Hosting Summer Guests the Relaxing Way

  • Assume for a moment (we're going to do a very short James Thurber slash Walter Mitty riff here) that I am helling around Venice on a Vespa reviewing Sophia Loren look-alikes to invite out for coffee.

    Daniel Krotz: The Awkward Age

  • He was watching us helling along and the other two buff galloping.

    The Short Stories

  • Dragging his feet a bit, but who wouldn't after being out helling all night?

    A Case Of Conscience

  • We'll go whooping and yelling, we'll all go a-helling;

    Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads

  • The first of the boys are pretty sure to come helling in around then.


  • "If I had folks like you have, the salt of the earth, and they were worrying their hearts out about me, seems to me I'd quit helling around and go back to them," Curly concluded.

    Crooked Trails and Straight

  • "I had about enough of their helling," declared Jimmie, still glowing with a fine desperation.

    Somewhere in Red Gap

  • A man was liable to go sporting and helling around till he waked up some day and found all his best pleasures had become just a business.

    Lin McLean


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