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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAKE COUNSEL

But let the men break their fast, and we shall then take counsel what to do.

Happily we are not called upon to take counsel of our fears.

Now Khalid and Shakib and Mrs. Gotfry take counsel together.

Neither have they teachers or advisers with whom they can take counsel in riper years.

I'll bide my time, and take Counsel's opinion—I'll ask Mr. Jeune.

I only ask that we should take counsel together so as to prevent the failure of your funds.

If you do not like the sound of these proposals, sacrifice and take counsel of the gods.

I will sleep over the subject and take counsel of One wiser than myself.

Come to the house, Captain, and let us take counsel with the dear mother.

At least, we may take counsel how far we can minimize this hideous scandal.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French counseil (10c.) "advice, counsel; deliberation, thought," from Latin consilium "plan, opinion" (see consultation). As a synonym for "lawyer," first attested late 14c.

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