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conversation

An ongoing email correspondence. See threaded email.
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The greater part of the conversation which he had described himself as overhearing had never taken place.
The first of the ladies declared that she had mentioned arsenic as a means of improving the complexion in conversation with Mrs.
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.
The price of board struck me as rather high; but I must remember that a quantity of conversation is thrown in.
While the conversation turned on this subject, and was only for a moment interrupted by the arrival of a journal that contained nothing worth reading, we will just step out into the antechamber, where cloaks, mackintoshes, sticks, umbrellas, and shoes, were deposited.
It would surely be much more rational if conversation instead of dancing were made the order of the day.
Do let us have a little music," cried Miss Bingley, tired of a conversation in which she had no share.
When Boris, who was to be served up to the guests, entered the drawing room, almost all the company had assembled, and the conversation, guided by Anna Pavlovna, was about our diplomatic relations with Austria and the hope of an alliance with her.
Now his whole soul was full of remorse that he had begun this conversation with Stepan Arkadyevitch.
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.
He was no sooner gone than the great personages, who had taken no notice of him present, began to take much notice of him in his absence; but if the reader hath already excused us from relating the more brilliant part of this conversation, he will surely be very ready to excuse the repetition of what may be called vulgar abuse; though, perhaps, it may be material to our history to mention an observation of Lady Bellaston, who took her leave in a few minutes after him, and then said to Mrs Fitzpatrick, at her departure, "I am satisfied on the account of my cousin; she can be in no danger from this fellow.
The will of Cardinal Mazarin was the text of the conversation at the second course and dessert; then Fouquet ordered bowls of sweetmeats and fountains of liquors to be carried into the salon adjoining the gallery.