Sentence Examples

  • "To be asleep avails no one"; "Sloth takes away a man's welfare."
  • But as Paul wrote: ` Even if I give my body up to be burned and have not charity, it avails me naught.'
  • Jerome, like Gregory, insists on the point that residence in Jerusalem has in itself no religious value: it is not locality, but character, that avails, and the gates of Heaven are as open in Britain as in Jerusalem (Ep. 58, 3).
  • Just as whatsoever stars there be, their radiance avails not the sixteenth part of the radiance of the moon.
  • Confesses, in his correspondence with Azurara, that the sword avails nothing without the pen.