But it's good advice
for the foolish," said the donkey, admiringly.
I can tell you (this is, of course, strictly between ourselves) that the authorities at my office took his advice
in a Government case that puzzled the police.
I protest," cries she, "you make me tremble for the event of this matter, which, if you will proceed by my advice
, you may bring to so good an issue.
was a confession -- a treasure, in fact, was that sincere confession of Mazarin.
But," persisted the queen, "if such be your advice
and you have his interest at heart, send him help of men and money, for I can do nothing for him; I have sold even to my last diamond to aid him.
given in such a manner was full of forebodings to him.
The honest locksmith alone addressed a few words of coherent and sensible advice
to both parties, urging John Willet to remember that Joe was nearly arrived at man's estate, and should not be ruled with too tight a hand, and exhorting Joe himself to bear with his father's caprices, and rather endeavour to turn them aside by temperate remonstrance than by ill-timed rebellion.
Immediately we were teazed by those who brought us the mules, and demanded to be paid the hire of them; and had advice
given us at the same time that we should get a present ready for the King.
Pinocchio, not having listened to the good advice
of the Talking Cricket, falls into the hands of the Assassins
Not only many of the officers of government, who obeyed the dictates of personal interest, but others, from a mistaken estimate of consequences, or the undue influence of former attachments, or whose ambition aimed at objects which did not correspond with the public good, were indefatigable in their efforts to pursuade the people to reject the advice
of that patriotic Congress.
Her nearest relations had been induced to place their savings in her father's hands, and though, after his death, they ungrudgingly acquitted themselves of the Christian duty of returning good for evil by giving his daughter all the advice
at their disposal, they could hardly be expected to supplement it by material aid.
He had never forgotten the master's brutal advice
to Fanny Price.