As the counsellor told me, “All of this is done on a lot of faith.”
But in the earl's house in Paternoster Row he was merely a counsellor learned in the law, not a judge.
"All right, I can give you a lift," said he, and the counsellor clambered into the cart.
"It shall be so—just so," replied the Prince's counsellor, and reached for the paper.
"You do me too much honor, Marquis," murmured the counsellor with a low bow.
In the remaining part of his life he attached himself to the Count of Hohenloo, who made him his counsellor.
And with the gait of a man walking in his sleep, he left the counsellor's office.
Soltikoff had become the friend, the confidant and the counsellor of M. and Madame Tchoglokoff.
She also was in want of a counsellor to whom she could go in her present misery.
Where was MacNaghten, her one faithful friend and counsellor?
early 13c., from Old French conseillier (Modern French conseiller), from Latin consilator, agent noun from consiliare, from consilium (see counsel (v.)). Meaning "one who gives professional legal advice" is from 1530s. Psychological sense (marriage counsellor, etc., is from 1940).
an adviser (Prov. 11:14; 15:22), a king's state counsellor (2 Sam. 15:12). Used once of the Messiah (Isa. 9:6). In Mark 15:43, Luke 23:50, the word probably means a member of the Jewish Sanhedrim.