It is easy for the guide to let his bridle be--he is accustomed to place himself in that helpless position under stress of circumstances, and he knows exactly what his pony can do.
I begin to get fidgety and irritable; I find myself secretly doubting the trustworthiness of the guide.
This was as far as it would be convenient to use the canoes, the guide told Tom and his friends, and from there on the trip to the Copan valley would be made on the backs of mules, which would carry most of the baggage and equipment.
You may start, Senor Jacinto," said the professor, and the guide called something in Indian dialect to the rowers.
In order to shorten the journey, the guide passed to the left of the line where the railway was still in process of being built.
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.
No, not very wide," the Guide
answered; "about the same as in England and America.
The guide and another fellow remained long on duty with him, though they neither knew his suspicions, nor had any of their own.
The terms honourable, noble, and worthy gentleman, resounded through the room; nay, my landlord himself began to have a better opinion of him, and almost to disbelieve the account which the guide had given.
Throughout the whole of the journey, the old chief and the guide
were unremitting in their good offices, and continually on the alert to select the best roads, and assist them through all difficulties.
Well, the guide
goes with the barbershop, with the billiard-table, with the gasless room, and may be with many another pretty romance of Paris.
SOCRATES: Then true opinion is as good a guide to correct action as knowledge; and that was the point which we omitted in our speculation about the nature of virtue, when we said that knowledge only is the guide
of right action; whereas there is also right opinion.