SOCRATES: And in supposing that they will be useful only if they are true guides to us of action--there we were also right?
SOCRATES: And the only right guides are knowledge and true opinion--these are the guides of man; for things which happen by chance are not under the guidance of man: but the guides of man are true opinion and knowledge.
Mr Abel seemed rather astonished to hear of the quality of his guide
, and took a chair by the bedside.
You forget that I have told you our guide is now a Mohawk, and that he serves with our forces as a friend.
And in so doing, how know I that I don't guide an enemy and a spy of Montcalm, to the works of the army?
This was a joyful intimation to Aymer, whose nerves were none of the strongest, and who had suffered such agitation and alarm in the course of passing through the dangerous bogs, that he had not yet had the curiosity to ask his guide a single question.
The Templar would have made an angry reply, but was interrupted by the Prior, who again expressed his astonishment, that their guide, after such long absence, should be so perfectly acquainted with the passes of the forest.
Not yet," said my Guide
, "the time will come for that.
After two hours the guide stopped the elephant, and gave him an hour for rest, during which Kiouni, after quenching his thirst at a neighbouring spring, set to devouring the branches and shrubs round about him.
The guide watched Kiouni, who slept standing, bolstering himself against the trunk of a large tree.
looks slowly all round him, and then looks at me.
No, not very wide," the Guide
answered; "about the same as in England and America.
It happened (a thing not very unusual), that the guide
who undertook to conduct him on his way, was unluckily unacquainted with the road; so that having missed his right track, and being ashamed to ask information, he rambled about backwards and forwards till night came on, and it began to grow dark.
There may be roads for them that know that country well; but for my part I had no better guide
than my own nose, and no other landmark than Ben More.
My man Friday had delivered our guide
, and when we came up to him he was helping him off his horse, for the man was both hurt and frightened, when on a sudden we espied the bear come out of the wood; and a monstrous one it was, the biggest by far that ever I saw.