In his unrestrained anger, Erasmus avails himself of the most unworthy weapons.
He is legally entitled to demand it, and he avails himself of his right to the utmost.
Since thou doest not live, what avails it that the world has any further continuance?
The Revised Version translates, "avails much in its working."
There is no counsel, no caution that avails against destiny.
Prince Lichtenstein is eloquent, conciliatory; but it avails not.
Neither the miraculous coat, nor the miraculous mother, avails aught against this untoward generation, charm they never so wisely.
For what avails it that you have the finest horse, if another ride him better?
He avails himself of all these advantages and finds that they answer his purpose.
I stay my haste, I make delays, For what avails this eager pace?