own counsel

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  • You never know what they are going to do, and they keep their own counsel. Cited from The Gold of the Gods, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • But he kept his own counsel and said nothing at the time. Cited from English Fairy Tales, by Flora Annie Steel
  • By that time I had made up my mind to keep my own counsel. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I believe that we shall do better by keeping our own counsel. Cited from The Betrayal, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • None knew it better than Robert, but again he kept his own counsel. Cited from The Shadow of the North, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He has kept his own counsel about that as about everything else connected with this matter. Cited from Initials Only, by Anna Katharine Green
  • We, therefore, decided to keep our own counsel, for the present at least. Cited from The Darrow Enigma, by Melvin L. Severy
  • Keep your own counsel and work him for all you're worth! Cited from Lords of the North, by A. C. Laut
  • Could she keep her own counsel or would they find themselves in the witness box? Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • God made man from the beginning, and left him in the hand of his own counsel. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rh., Ecclesiasticus Book 26
  • And he would have done so and kept his own counsel. Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • But she had kept her own counsel, saying only that her father and she thought it right. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 5, by Various
  • We will keep our own counsel in this matter in the sight of Heaven. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But keep your own counsel, do not let this be known at Reading. Cited from Japhet, In Search Of A Father, by Frederick Marryat
  • And the speaker himself was the first to act upon his own counsel. Cited from Harkaway and His Son's Escape, Bracebridge Hemyng
  • I decided on keeping my own counsel, for the present at least. Cited from The Legacy of Cain, by Wilkie Collins
  • The Chief had kept his own counsel about their morning's work. Cited from Okewood of the Secret Service, Valentine Williams
  • Don't say a word to the others; keep your own counsel. Cited from Wild Kitty, by L. T. Meade
  • No; my only course was to keep my own counsel, and I kept it. Cited from Charlotte's Inheritance, by M. E. Braddon
  • Franklin loved to talk, but no one could better keep his own counsel. Cited from In the Days of Poor Richard, by Irving Bacheller
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