However, here was where the gift's usefulness ended.
It was respect for this usefulness that kept Jared from feeling the brunt of Darkyn's anger.
Abu Qais, appointed admiral, showed its usefulness by the capture of Cyprus.
The "class of usefulness" was divided into three groups, agricultural, mechanical and educational, with such subdivisions as necessity dictated, and an exact account of labour was kept.
In The Wisdom of God, &c., Ray recites innumerable examples of the perfection of organic mechanism, the multitude and variety of living creatures, the minuteness and usefulness of their parts, and many, if not most, of the familiar examples of purposive adaptation and design in nature were suggested by him, such as the structure of the eye, the hollowness of the bones, the camel's stomach and the hedgehog's armour.