Good Advice


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Good Advice

 of burgesses, 15th century.
References in classic literature ?
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.
But it's good advice for the foolish," said the donkey, admiringly.
It's good advice, but I expect it will be hard to follow; good advice is apt to be, I think.
And I was quite right; however, I will do all I can to get you out of it; but I can only give you good-will and good advice, and, perhaps, I may be able to fit answers to your questions better than another-- that is all.
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.
I felt assured that in consulting you, Colbert, I should have good advice," replied Mazarin, greatly delighted.
Long John was hard at work going from group to group, spending himself in good advice, and as for example no man could have shown a better.
No matter what good advice we gave them, they were caught sooner or later.
But the king and his ministers would not listen to good advice.
For Glinda gave her good advice on all occasions; and the Woggle-Bug, who was appointed to the important post of Public Educator, was quite helpful to Ozma when her royal duties grew perplexing.
After much admonition for what was past, and much good advice to Mr Partridge for his future behaviour, the company at length departed, and left the husband and wife to a personal conference together, in which Mr Partridge soon learned the cause of all his sufferings.
If, according to the noble precept, it be lawful to accept good advice even from an enemy, shall we set the ignoble example of refusing such advice even when it is offered by our friends?