You come to consult
me, master, and upon what science?
For example, something must have occurred-- something quite unconnected with the state of your bodily health-- to frighten you about yourself, or you would never have come here to consult
Playmore's express request, to consult
with me as to the future, and to enlighten me as to the past.
Finding me obstinate on this point, the lawyer undertook to consult
a physician accustomed to the treatment of the insane, on my behalf.
In so doing, we do not only consult
our own dignity and ease, but the good and advantage of the reader: for besides that by these means we prevent him from throwing away his time, in reading without either pleasure or emolument, we give him, at all such seasons, an opportunity of employing that wonderful sagacity, of which he is master, by filling up these vacant spaces of time with his own conjectures; for which purpose we have taken care to qualify him in the preceding pages.
But Oedipus, instructed by an oracle that he had reached his final resting-place, refuses to stir, and the stranger consents to go and consult
the Elders of Colonus (the Chorus of the Play).
He would go and settle about it, and consult
with the Major.
I have come simply to consult
you as a preliminary step.