colloquy


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colloquy

1. a literary work in dialogue form
2. an informal conference on religious or theological matters
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The pretty Madeleine, who had approached during this colloquy, stepped back and turned pale as death on hearing Porthos's words, for she thought the scene with the Swiss was about to be repeated.
I had forgotten both points, or, rather, our colloquy had been so brief that I had not had time to bring them forward; moreover, I had not half tested her powers of speaking English; all I had drawn from her in that language were the words "Yes," and "Thank you, sir.
While my would-be murderers were holding this whispered colloquy, I had stood half-petrified by the open window; unwilling to slide down the sheets into the arms of an unseen enemy, though I had no idea which of them it could be; more hopeful of slipping past my butchers in the darkness, and so to Rattray and poor Eva; but not the less eagerly looking for some hiding-place in the room.
The questions and answers--the Q&A--in the colloquy constitute an interesting debate on whether or not Millennials are different from other generations of students and whether or not we need to make accommodations for them.
New here are more personal, autobiographical pieces, as well as Luther's Preface to Romans, The Estate of Marriage, the Marburg Colloquy, and other items.
The professor and her daughter become bystanders to someone else's colloquy.
Dyson has often spoken of Cockrel's influence on him, and in many respects he has captured that same volubility, that same gift of gab where the colloquy moves smoothly from high-octane verbosity to easily accessible street jargon.
At the Colloquy of Poissy, Catherine de Medici invited him to join her for private conversations in her native language.
What interfered with this refined colloquy was the noisiness of the piano's mechanism at quieter moments Another two-movement sonata, Beethoven's late C minor, its gestures so much bigger, had Schiff responding with an impressive range of tone and eloquent shaping of the various layers of activity.
Yellin's reference to the wording of a recent notice that appeared in the Harvard alumni magazine Colloquy ("with Robert Adelson" rather than "and Robert Adelson") is meaningless.
Incorrect understanding of elementary actualities has become something of a malodorous proclivity with this dissembling pretender who entwines factuality by incurvating colloquy beyond any deducible signification.
Clinton belongs to a colloquy of so-called liberals who have made the word liberal a neologism that no longer means tolerant of other views, but rather one who believes in the freedom of speech - but if you disagree with them they'll cut your tongue out.