After a brief interval, she consulted
a fashionable teacher of singing as to whether her voice was strong enough for the operatic stage.
Unwilling however to act only from my own inadequate Knowledge of the Strength and Abilities of Horses, I consulted
the Postilion, who was entirely of my Opinion concerning the Affair.
He believed your eminence to be at death's door, because your eminence consulted
She drew up plans of economy, she made exact calculations, and she did what nobody else thought of doing: she consulted
Anne, who never seemed considered by the others as having any interest in the question.
It is evident that every form of government or administration, for the words are of the same import, must contain a supreme power over the whole state, and this supreme power must necessarily be in the hands of one person, or a few, or many; and when either of these apply their power for the common good, such states are well governed; but when the interest of the one, the few, or the many who enjoy this power is alone consulted
, then ill; for you must either affirm that those who make up the community are not citizens, or else let these share in the advantages of government.
a Russian priest as to the possibility of divorce and remarriage during a husband's lifetime, and the priest told her that it was impossible, and to her delight showed her a text in the Gospel which (as it seemed to him) plainly remarriage while the husband is alive.
I come to ask your opinion, sir, on the state of my heart," she said; "and I am recommended by a patient, who has consulted
you with advantage to herself.
Will you accept me as interpreter, after the mistakes I made when you consulted
me in Edinburgh?