All these measures, however, availed little.
That they had created modern civilization for Europe availed them nothing.
Gmelin availed himself of every publication he could, but he perhaps found his richest booty in the labours of Latham, neatly condensing his English descriptions into Latin diagnoses, and bestowing on them binomial names.
Alexander availed himself of the defeat of the French to break the power of the Orsini, following the general tendency of all the princes of the day to crush the great feudatories and establish a centralized despotism.
Those who availed themselves of this grace were only fined, and their goods escaped confiscation.