1 The idea struck me that if she discovered I knew or suspected her guilt, she would be playing of some of her malignant pranks on me; I thought it advisable to be on my guard.
2 Equality of position and fortune is often advisable in such cases; and there are twenty years of difference in your ages.
3 She would not listen, therefore, to her daughter's proposal of being carried home; neither did the apothecary, who arrived about the same time, think it at all advisable.
4 And I think you will agree with me, in considering the removal from that corps as highly advisable, both on his account and my niece's.
5 That he did not, upon the whole, think it advisable to interrupt her conversation with Wildeve, without being prepared to bear the whole weight of her displeasure, was obvious.
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6 On further thought she deemed it advisable to tell Christian precisely what the two bags contained, that he might be fully impressed with their importance.
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7 Time was getting on, however, and Franz deemed it advisable to awaken Albert; but at the moment he prepared to proceed to his chamber, his friend entered the room in perfect costume for the day.
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8 Still in that attitude he said, with a hollow voice, "Good night, Mr. Pip," when I deemed it advisable to go to bed and leave him.
9 Sprinkling is all that is necessary, or indeed I think advisable.
10 The magistrate had thought it advisable not to put one of these men of the band of Patron Minette in close confinement, in the hope that he would chatter.
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11 The Emperor was with the army to encourage it, but his presence and ignorance of what steps to take, and the enormous number of advisers and plans, destroyed the first army's energy and it retired.
12 The regiments would not be what they are if the would-be advisers served there as you do.
13 he went on, returning to the subject of "advisers" which evidently occupied him.
14 But the advisers n'entendent pas de cette oreille, voila le mal.
15 Men seldom do, for when women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do.