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The price of board struck me as rather high; but I must remember that a quantity of conversation is thrown in.
One day Tarzan found Miss Strong in conversation with a stranger, a man he had not seen on board before.
Tarzan paid little heed to the conversation that ensued--he was attempting to recall where he had met Monsieur Thuran before.
The tinkling of glasses and the sort murmuring of whispered conversation had ceased during Francis' story.
Thomson moved his chair next to his host's Geraldine's father, Admiral Sir Seymour Conyers, was a very garrulous old gentleman with fixed ideas about everything, a little deaf and exceedingly fond of conversation.
Personally," the Admiral observed, joining in the conversation, "I consider the submarine danger the greatest to which this country has yet been exposed.
Over and over again I notice that he contrives to divert the conversation from general topics, and to lure me into talking of myself; and, stranger still (unless I am quite mistaken), Sir James understands and encourages him.
The first of the ladies declared that she had mentioned arsenic as a means of improving the complexion in conversation with Mrs.
My father held that we should never talk of things we couldn't understand, but if we didn't, doctor, the subjects for conversation would be mighty few.
They had got just so far, and the conversation began to crystallise, as it could but do with the scanty stream which the commonplace world supplied.
Having imagined and invested him, we ask how we should stand related in conversation and action with such a man, and are uneasy with fear.
These being over, the conversation began to be (as the phrase is) extremely brilliant.
The friend of the anchorite is always the third one: the third one is the cork which preventeth the conversation of the two sinking into the depth.
he went on, obviously anxious to change the conversation.
Some conversation took place between him and his father, and the young stranger knelt at the old man's feet and would have kissed his hand, but he raised her and embraced her affectionately.