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Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
His very serviceable suit of black
Was courtly once and conscientious still,
Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be servic ...
[B]y going to the College [William and Mary] I shall get a more universal Acquaintance, which may hereafter be serviceable to me; ...
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them but serviceable vices.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
There seems no reason why patriotism and narrowness should go together, or why intellectual fairmindedness should be confounded wi ...
The waking mind ... is the least serviceable in the arts.
But see, the Virgin blest
Hath laid her Babe to rest:
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Every living body continuously eliminates feces, it rejects what is not serviceable to the assimilating organism: what man despise ...
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