For you were capable, my dear Horace, of counselling statesmen.
Carlo spoke a stern word in an undertone; counselling him to be gone.
But the dreadful thunder rolled through the night, for Zeus was counselling evil against them.
And all the while the Lake Indians of the North were planning and counselling.
He responded to the request, counselling moderation and less bitterness in dealing with the situation before us.
Aye, but says Ludovico, you don't know what they are counselling about.
I am now helping our 200 men off, encouraging and counselling them what I can.
And he gave him the couple of words, counselling him to leave the lands of old Barret as soon as possible.
Come thou to this house with a gracious heart, come with counselling Zeus, and lend grace to my song.
The first strains of a waltz joined the lure of Judith's warm loveliness, whispering, counselling, commanding: "Take her."
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.
late 13c., from Old French conseiller "to advise, counsel," from Latin consiliari, from consilium "plan, opinion" (see counsel (n.)). Related: Counseled. Counseling "giving professional advice on social or psychological problems" dates from 1940.