1 If I were engaged in any high undertaking or design, fraught with extensive utility to my fellow creatures, then could I live to fulfil it.
2 I have lost my hopes of utility and glory; I have lost my friend.
3 To Sergey Ivanovitch the country meant on one hand rest from work, on the other a valuable antidote to the corrupt influences of town, which he took with satisfaction and a sense of its utility.
4 Certainly, these powerful reveries have their moral utility, and by these arduous paths one approaches to ideal perfection.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
5 Social education, when well done, can always draw from a soul, of whatever sort it may be, the utility which it contains.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
6 He had learned German and English; thanks to Courfeyrac, who had put him in communication with his friend the publisher, Marius filled the modest post of utility man in the literature of the publishing house.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS POOR
7 Jo's funny hat deserved a vote of thanks, for it was of general utility.
8 He suggested the ocean beach, a tennis court, anything but the sun-blistered utility of Main Street.
9 Lady Bertram's being just on the other side of the table was a trifle, for she might always be considered as only half-awake, and Edmund's advertisements were still of the first utility.
10 And if the latter of these two methods be of little utility among armed States, among those that are unarmed, as is now the case with the republics of Italy, it is worse than useless.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV.
11 About twenty of us formed a society for the purpose of utilizing this time in debate or in practice in public speaking.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter IV.
12 The stable was repaired and used as a recitation-room, and very presently the hen-house was utilized for the same purpose.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter VIII.
13 Some of the carpenters' benches that had been used in the construction of the building were utilized for tables.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter X.
14 Pirate gold isn't a thing to be hoarded or utilized.
15 At least she utilized them for that purpose.