Good Advice


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Good Advice

 of burgesses, 15th century.
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But it's good advice for the foolish," said the donkey, admiringly.
Make yourself easy,' said the wolf, 'I will give you some good advice.
It is very good advice, and it shall have a better fate than your advice has often found; for it shall be attended to.
And if there are some who think that a prince who conveys an impression of his wisdom is not so through his own ability, but through the good advisers that he has around him, beyond doubt they are deceived, because this is an axiom which never fails: that a prince who is not wise himself will never take good advice, unless by chance he has yielded his affairs entirely to one person who happens to be a very prudent man.
He had never knowingly given her pain, but he now felt that she required more positive kindness; and with that view endeavoured, in the first place, to lessen her fears of them all, and gave her especially a great deal of good advice as to playing with Maria and Julia, and being as merry as possible.
I think that is good advice to follow," put in Tom, "for we do need our goods; and if we reached the settlement ourselves, we would have to send back for our things, with the uncertainty of getting them all.
It's good advice, but I expect it will be hard to follow; good advice is apt to be, I think.
The squire, perhaps, did not understand this good advice, as it was delivered in obscure hints, shrugs, and notes of admiration: at least, if he did understand it, he profited very little by it; for no sooner was he cured of his immediate fears for his daughter, than he relapsed into his former frenzy, which must have produced an immediate battle with Jones, had not parson Supple, who was a very strong man, been present, and by mere force restrained the squire from acts of hostility.
To profit by good advice people must have a glimpse of happiness to look forward to as a reward for exerting themselves.
asked Laurie, grateful for the good advice, but objecting to the lecture, and glad to turn the conversation from himself after his unusual outbreak.
No, indeed, Uncle Tom; you always did give me good advice.
The author takes his last leave of the reader; proposes his manner of living for the future; gives good advice, and concludes.