give heed

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And if I write in French, which is the language of my country, in preference to Latin, which is that of my preceptors, it is because I expect that those who make use of their unprejudiced natural reason will be better judges of my opinions than those who give heed to the writings of the ancients only; and as for those who unite good sense with habits of study, whom alone I desire for judges, they will not, I feel assured, be so partial to Latin as to refuse to listen to my reasonings merely because I expound them in the vulgar tongue.
And, now" said he, "do you keep on charging the pistols, and give heed to me.
Never mind the manner, which may or may not be good; but think only of the truth of my words, and give heed to that: let the speaker speak truly and the judge decide justly.
My family still goes to the fields and despite meeting the pradhan several times, she did not give heed to our requests", a 90- year- old Mangal said.
He said the role of the academic institutions was also very important and called upon the academic bodies to come forward and give heed to the education of the new generation with better knowledge for ensuring pace and development in FATA as well.
Perhaps it is time to give heed to the wisdom of the ancient, and bring order to the chaos of nurturing talent.
Addressing a mass rally in Kassala Wednesday on the occasion of the National Day celebrations, President Al-Bashir called on the citizens of Kassala State to adhere to the unity of rank and not to give heed to the calls aimed for disunity which are circulated by elements who serve foreign agenda.
I trust that neither the sober-minded ambassadors nor the governments to which they respond will give heed to the fable Erdoy-an is trying to spread.
The administration should give heed towards this burning issue, and took stern action against price hikers so that people could get relief.
We are not gobshites in Ireland any more, and we won't stand for this either that people aren't going to give heed to law.
Turkey does not give heed to the recent sanctions on Iran's oil exports imposed by the US and the EU, Yildiz said.
Major-General Al Hassan also urged people not to give heed to malicious rumours and false news intended to influence their moral and create fear.