It has subserved, and is now subserving, a great and beneficent end.
The first germs of science were very simple, existing in connection with Art, and subserving the purposes of priestcraft.
The membrana capsulo-pupillaris is simply a provisional embryonic structure, subserving the nutrition of the lens.
Beneath the gay confidence of the painting, subserving the emotion of the moment, what knowledge is shown in these pictures!
Lady Carlisle vainly warns him of his danger in subserving the King's designs.
His Italian mind, with that strange capacity for subserving business with passion, had a task of election here.
It is the unwritten law of nature that one race must die that another may live, this other, in its turn, subserving the same end.
The elements of the inorganic world are subserving the purposes of organic life.