Sentence Examples with the word AVAILS

Confesses, in his correspondence with Azurara, that the sword avails nothing without the pen.

Just as whatsoever stars there be, their radiance avails not the sixteenth part of the radiance of the moon.

Thus his famous general formula for virtue, that it is a mean or middle state, always to be found somewhere between the vices which stand to it in the relation of excess and defect, scarcely avails to render his treatment more systematic.