turn to account


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Why, my dear mother, it is necessary, in order to make your advice turn to account, that I should know beforehand what I have to distrust.
Grant and her tambour frame were not without their use: it was all in harmony; and as everything will turn to account when love is once set going, even the sandwich tray, and Dr.
The quarrel gave the elder lady numberless advantages which she did not fail to turn to account with female ingenuity and perseverance.