But as Paul wrote: ` Even if I give my body up to be burned and have not charity, it avails me naught.'
Perhaps this god-awful crawl in here wasn't for naught after all.
The carefully devised scheme of operations from which they had expected so much had come to naught in its most important features.
The Theban rulers decreed that only Eteocles should receive the honour of burial, but the decree was set at naught by Antigone, the sister of Polyneices.
This speedily came to naught, and Alcott returned (1844) to his home near that of Emerson in Concord, removing to Boston four years later, and again living in Concord after 1857.