The day will close almost before you are aware it has begun; and you are indebted to no one for helping you to get rid of one vacant moment: you have had to seek no one's company, conversation
, sympathy, forbearance; you have lived, in short, as an independent being ought to do.
The vizir was at once attracted by the young man's superior air and intelligent conversation
, and perceiving that he had gained much experience in the course of his travels, he said, "Ah, how I wish you had learnt some secret which might enable you to cure a malady which has plunged this court into affliction for some time past
How many possible combinations there are with the five million telephones of the Bell System, or what unthinkable mileage of conversation
, no one has ever dared to guess.
Her character acquired, necessarily, a secret misanthropy, which threw a tinge of bitterness into her conversation
, and some severity into her eyes.
I was soon appraised of the subject of their conversation
, as, calling to Sola, Tars Tarkas signed for her to send me to him.
They were engaged in warm and earnest conversation
about a farewell dinner which they wanted to arrange for the next day to a comrade of theirs called Zverkov, an officer in the army, who was going away to a distant province.
These narratives were frequently the theme of conversation
between Luigi and Teresa.
True, my father and I used to have grave conversations
about lessons and teachers and the French language and grammar; yet we were all very happy and contented together.
Cotton Mather had several conversations
with me, and derived great benefit from my historical reminiscences.
Horses turned loose Preparations for winter quarters Hungry times Nez Perces, their honesty, piety, pacific habits, religious ceremonies Captain Bonneville's conversations
with them Their love of gambling
Questioned as to certain private conversations
which had passed between her late daughter-in-law and herself, she declared that Mrs.
From their counsel, or their conversation
, she knew she could receive no assistance, their tenderness and sorrow must add to her distress, while her self-command would neither receive encouragement from their example nor from their praise.
In addition to this, after a half hour's conversation
D'Artagnan was convinced that Milady was his compatriot; she spoke French with an elegance and a purity that left no doubt on that head.
Hurst, principally occupied in playing with her bracelets and rings, joined now and then in her brother's conversation
with Miss Bennet.
The Abbe Fouquet, not being able to comprehend why his brother should have led the conversation
in that direction, listened with all his ears, and sought in the countenance of Gourville, or in that of his brother, an explanation which nothing afforded him.