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- Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion—or rather as a transition from the subject that started their conversation—such talk had been distressingly out of place.
Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others. (defdate)
intercourse|Sexual intercourse. (defdate)
1723, Charles Walker, ''Memoirs of the Life of Sally Salisbury'':
- (smallcaps)(..)quitted her Lover (smallcaps), for the tumultuous Conversation of (smallcaps).
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jone) Folio Society 1973, p. 333:
*1570, (w), in H. Billingsley (trans.) Euclid, ''Elements of Geometry'', Preface:
- So grosse is our conuersation, and dull is our apprehension: while mortall Sense, in vs, ruleth the common wealth of our litle world.
To engage in conversation (with).
1983, James Frederick Mason, Hélène Joséphine Harvitt, ''The French review''
- Gone now are the "high-minded" style, the "adapted from literature" feel, the voice-over narration, and the abstract conversationing about ideas, values...