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.
After he had consigned to their fate the wretched policemen -- ill-fated and unwilling witnesses of a State-secret which they were not to be permitted to reveal -- he again addressed the Counsellors
Had you descended from the Pequod's try-works to the Pequod's forecastle, where the off duty watch were sleeping, for one single moment you would have almost thought you were standing in some illuminated shrine of canonized kings and counsellors
I described that extraordinary care always taken of their education in arts and arms, to qualify them for being counsellors
both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal; and to be champions always ready for the defence of their prince and country, by their valour, conduct, and fidelity.
Each of the counsellors
will think of his own interests, and the prince will not know how to control them or to see through them.