I only meant to observe that it ought not to be lightly engaged in, and that to make it really serviceable
Monsieur Faucheux's horses were serviceable
animals, with thickset knees, and legs that had some difficulty in moving.
He had proved himself faithful and serviceable
while sober; but the love of liquor, in which he had been nurtured and brought up, would occasionally break out, and with it the savage side of his character.
When she railed at this serviceable
city and you asked her where she would prefer to reside, she returned some very unexpected answer.
He praised the pine-woods, the deep lasts of bracken, the crimson leaves that spotted the hurt-bushes, the serviceable
beauty of the turnpike road.
But from fifteen to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable
and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
That an equality of goods was in some degree serviceable
to strengthen the bands of society, seems to have been known to some of the ancients; for Solon made a law, as did some others also, to restrain persons from possessing as much land as they pleased.
As gold is gold only if it is serviceable
not merely for exchange but also for use, so universal historians will be valuable only when they can reply to history's essential question: what is power?
Bulstrode I should be turning my back on an opportunity of making my profession more generally serviceable
Filon has transplanted the creations of his fancy into an age certainly at a greater distance from ourselves than can be estimated by mere lapse of time, and where a fully detailed antiquarian knowledge, used with admirable tact and economy, is indeed serviceable
in giving reality of effect to scene and character.
But I fear my advice had little effect upon the unfortunate young lady; and, finding I could render myself so little serviceable
, my residence at Ashby Park became doubly painful.
Jupiter made answer: "You have only to thank yourselves for the misfortunes to which you are exposed: for if you did not make such excellent pillars and posts, and prove yourselves so serviceable
to the carpenters and the farmers, the axe would not so frequently be laid to your roots.
means (under Providence) of making an important, serviceable
Those dresses are good, sensible, serviceable
dresses, without any frills or furbelows about them, and they're all you'll get this summer.
No one will dispute that the rudimentary teeth in the upper jaws of young ruminants, and certain rudimentary bones of the leg, are highly serviceable
in exhibiting the close affinity between Ruminants and Pachyderms.