References in classic literature ?
You see you ain't run away yet; you've only come over here to consult me 'bout runnin' away, an' we've concluded it ain't wuth the trouble.
He came to the Abbey two evenings ago, on purpose to consult me about it.
She could consult with her brother, could receive her sister-in-law on her arrival, and treat her with proper attention; and could strive to rouse her mother to similar exertion, and encourage her to similar forbearance.
Don't send her away, Eshton; we might turn the thing to account; better consult the ladies.
As I have said before, she was not a child who had been trained to ask permission or consult her elders about things.