They also serve who only stand and wait
The last line of the poem “On His Blindness,” by John Milton. The poet reflects that he has a place in God's world despite his disability.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.
So far, all the players seemed to be willing to wait their turn.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
And they might not have to wait that long to show their political heft.
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum