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conversation

An ongoing e-mail correspondence. See threaded e-mail.
References in classic literature ?
The card-table was then placed, and Elinor began to wonder at herself for having ever entertained a hope of finding time for conversation at the park.
A particular description of the Struldbrugs, with many conversations between the author and some eminent persons upon that subject.
Do let us have a little music," cried Miss Bingley, tired of a conversation in which she had no share.
de Chanost, walked as if entirely absorbed in the conversation of his son-in-law.
The very next day, I asked the lady who kept the books at the hotel whether she knew of any family that could take me to board and give me the benefit of their conversation.
He delighted in hearing Hazel Strong talk of Jane, but when he was the subject of the conversation he was bored and embarrassed.
During a brief lull in the conversation his clear, soft voice suddenly reached Trent's ears.
As though by some curious instinct which they both shared, they glanced across the table to where Granet had become the centre of a little babble of animated conversation.
The conversation turns next on topics of little interest to me: my mind rests after the effort that it has made; my observation is left free to exert itself as usual.
He had died in Nashville four days before this conversation.
The greater part of the conversation which he had described himself as overhearing had never taken place.
He was so large and effulgent that one hardly missed the sun, and his resounding purrs formed a pleasant accompaniment to the laughter and conversation which went on around Captain Jim's fireplace.