Besides, counsellors are not commonly so united, but that one counsellor, keepeth sentinel over another; so that if any do counsel out of faction or private ends, it commonly comes to the king's ear.
And on the other side, counsellors should not be too speculative into their sovereign's person.
But the astonishment soon passed off, the scales seemed to drop from his eyes, and the book became at once and for ever to him the great human and divine book, and the men and women, whom he had looked upon as something quite different from himself, became his friends and counsellors
The proudest animal and the wisest animal--they might well be the right counsellors
for us both
My ancestors had been for many years counsellors
and syndics, and my father had filled several public situations with honour and reputation.
The ordinary warriors of the band were still less diffident, not hesitating to mingle among the chiefs of lesser note, though far from assuming the right to dispute the sentiments of any established brave, or to call in question the prudence of measures, that were recommended by the more gifted counsellors of the nation.
In the very centre of a ring, formed by these chosen counsellors, was to be seen the person of the disquieted, but seemingly calm, Mahtoree.
I entertained you, sir,'' said John, reining up his palfrey haughtily, ``for my follower, but not for my counsellor