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counsel

(kown′sĕl) [Fr. conseil fr L. consilium, deliberation, conclusion, resolution, plan]
1. To advise, esp. officially or professionally.
2. Advice, esp. official or professional.
3. A lawyer acting as the legal representative of one of the parties in a trial.
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Trickster," she cried, "which of the gods have you been taking into your counsels now?
Juno," replied the sire of gods and men, "you must not expect to be informed of all my counsels.
In truth, senor," said Sancho, "one of the counsels and cautions I mean to bear in mind shall be this, not to belch, for I'm constantly doing it.
The last counsel I will give thee now, though it does not tend to bodily improvement, I would have thee carry carefully in thy memory, for I believe it will be no less useful to thee than those I have given thee already, and it is this- never engage in a dispute about families, at least in the way of comparing them one with another; for necessarily one of those compared will be better than the other, and thou wilt be hated by the one thou hast disparaged, and get nothing in any shape from the one thou hast exalted.
So he set out once more on his journey, sighing, and in great despair, when on a sudden his friend the fox met him, and said, 'You see now what has happened on account of your not listening to my counsel.
If you had, you would have carried away both the bird and the horse; yet will I once more give you counsel.
The public prosecutor rose and said that it was within his knowledge, through a conversation held with Judge Driscoll on the last day of his life, that counsel for the defense had brought him a challenge from the person charged at the bar with murder; that he had refused to fight with a confessed assassin-- "that is, on the field of honor," but had added significantly, that would would be ready for him elsewhere.
Every Chancellor was "in it," for somebody or other, when he was counsel at the bar.
Phunky, as he entered, and took his seat behind the row appropriated to the King's Counsel, attracted Mr.
Lippet, if you are retained for the prisoner,” interrupted Judge Temple, “instruct your client how to plead; if not, the court will assign him counsel.