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interlocutor

Scots law a decree by a judge
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(5) Keep elaborates this concept in relation to Henry James's short story "In the Cage," in which the female telegraph operator "intrudes into the circuits of sending and receipt," reaching out and touching her interlocutress Lady Bradeen (250).
Consequently, the remainder of the 'Introduction' describes how to organize a minstrel performance, indicating the need for an odd number of performers (fifteen being ideal) and diagramming the positions of the various roles on the stage ('four "end women," two on each end, and the "Interlocutress" in the middle' (p.
The Interlocutress counsels Boethius to remember the divine "sentence" (Bk I, Prosa 5.44) of her books, that is, to reason from their precepts, accept the change of fortune, and consider the manifold blessings that remain.