Morcerf had expected he should be the guide; on the contrary, it was he who, under the count's guidance
, followed a course of archaeology, mineralogy, and natural history.
He threw aside his mental pamphlets on the philoso- phy of the retreated and rules for the guidance
of the damned.
Collins was not a sensible man, and the deficiency of nature had been but littleassisted by education or society; the greatest part of his life having been spent under the guidance
of an illiterate and miserly father; and though he belonged to one of the universities, he had merely kept the necessary terms, without forming at it any useful acquaintance.
As for the queen, furious, and left to her own guidance
, she went for the Marechal de la Meilleraie and desired him to take as many men as he pleased and to go and see what was the meaning of this pleasantry.
To this rendezvous the company sends annually a convoy of supplies from its establishment on the Atlantic frontier, under the guidance
of some experienced partner or officer.
They believed in present miracles, in instantaneous conversions, in revelations by dreams and visions; they drew lots, and sought for Divine guidance
by opening the Bible at hazard; having a literal way of interpreting the Scriptures, which is not at all sanctioned by approved commentators; and it is impossibie for me to represent their diction as correct, or their instruction as liberal.
The next day glided away, pleasantly enough, partly in settling myself in my new quarters, and partly in strolling round the neighbourhood, under Arthur's guidance
, and trying to form a general idea of Elveston and its inhabitants.
He promised to return in three days at farthest; and, bidding me keep up my spirits in the interval, turned round the corner of the pi-pi, and, under the guidance
of the venerable Marheyo, was soon out of sight.
We cannot be surprised, therefore, that some of the resolute of his party should feel dismay at the thoughts of adventuring into this perilous wilderness under the uncertain guidance
of three hunters, who had merely passed once through the country and might have forgotten the landmarks.
Three girls, the two eldest sixteen and fourteen, was an awful legacy for a mother to bequeath, an awful charge rather, to confide to the authority and guidance
of a conceited, silly father.
If before going to the d'Urbervilles' she had vigorously moved under the guidance
of sundry gnomic texts and phrases known to her and to the world in general, no doubt she would never have been imposed on.
She had forgotten her relatives, who were drifting out into the hall under Ellen Olenska's guidance