But it's good advice
for the foolish," said the donkey, admiringly.
I can tell you (this is, of course, strictly between ourselves) that the authorities at my office took his advice
in a Government case that puzzled the police.
I protest," cries she, "you make me tremble for the event of this matter, which, if you will proceed by my advice
, you may bring to so good an issue.
was a confession -- a treasure, in fact, was that sincere confession of Mazarin.
My opinion is confirmed, and I reiterate my advice
But," persisted the queen, "if such be your advice
and you have his interest at heart, send him help of men and money, for I can do nothing for him; I have sold even to my last diamond to aid him.
given in such a manner was full of forebodings to him.
The guests, scarcely less disturbed, were equally at a loss; and at length, with a variety of muttered, half-expressed condolences, and pieces of advice
, rose to depart; being at the same time slightly muddled with liquor.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice
of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
I was so ashamed of my folly, when I thought of the past--so completely discouraged, so rudely shaken in my confidence in myself, when I thought of the future, that, for once in a way, I accepted sensible advice
when it was offered to me.
Pinocchio, not having listened to the good advice
of the Talking Cricket, falls into the hands of the Assassins
Not only many of the officers of government, who obeyed the dictates of personal interest, but others, from a mistaken estimate of consequences, or the undue influence of former attachments, or whose ambition aimed at objects which did not correspond with the public good, were indefatigable in their efforts to pursuade the people to reject the advice
of that patriotic Congress.