Neither I, nor any with whom I have conversed
about the crocodile, have ever seen him weep, and therefore I take the liberty of ranking all that hath been told us of his tears amongst the fables which are only proper to amuse children.
Morison caught himself many times watching the girl's regular profile and wondering if his eyes had deceived him or if, in truth, he really had seen this lovely creature consorting with grotesque baboons and conversing with them as fluently as she conversed
He departed immediately after having conversed
for a minute with her whom he awaited.
Come, come," continued he, patting Edmond's shoulder kindly, "you did very right, Dantes, to follow Captain Leclere's instructions, and touch at Elba, although if it were known that you had conveyed a packet to the marshal, and had conversed
with the emperor, it might bring you into trouble.
It seems to me that in England they play a very faded-out part, and those with whom I conversed
had a kind of depressed and humiliated tone; a little dull, tame look, as if they were used to being snubbed and bullied, which made me want to give them a good shaking.
Headly Chivers, and the Countess have conversed
with that amiable hypochondriac, Mr.
In utter silence they conversed
, for they have no oral speech since they are without auditory nerves.
He has frequently conversed
with me on mine, which I have communicated to him without disguise.