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  • Had he heard her conversation with Sarah?

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  • I had no idea where this conversation was going.

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  • Did he overhear her conversation with Connie?

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  • That served another purpose when the conversation turned to the possibility of another child.

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  • This conversation is going nowhere you don't want it to go.

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  • She continued the conversation as if nothing had happened.

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  • Everyone relaxed and the conversation did a one-eighty.

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  • You won't escape!--from that moment this conversation began, contrary to all the laws of logic and contrary to them because quite different subjects were talked about at one and the same time.

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  • He was good at deceptive conversation – too good.

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  • But I know of no one who would want to have a conversation with a computer program pretending to be his dog.

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  • She didn't mention the conversation or the money.

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  • The conversation was getting too personal.

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  • Was he actually avoiding conversation with his father?

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  • The conversation was over - or so she thought.

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  • She was forbidden to engage the operator in any conversation and make the call as brief as possible.

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  • Conversation with Dulce was futile.

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  • That much she knew from a conversation she had overheard between two men in Ashley.

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  • On the positive side, at that rate their conversation should be over by five minutes after nine.

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  • I want someone who can contribute intelligent conversation, not grovel at my feet.

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  • It was difficult enough to stay with him - conversation was impossible.

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  • The conversation turned on the contemporary gossip about those in power, in which most people see the chief interest of home politics.

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  • Finally she plunged into conversation with him.

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  • She wanted to talk to Bordeaux about it, but they were moving so fast that conversation was impossible.

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  • Was that what their conversation had been about today?

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  • He really was in their way, for he alone took no part in the conversation which again became general.

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  • Their conversation was very simple and unimportant.

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  • Berg returned, and over the bottle of wine conversation between the three officers became animated.

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  • At dinner, conversation turned on Pierre's marriage.

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  • Oh yes, he had overheard her conversation with Allen earlier and made his own deductions.

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  • After their conversation, she leaned back in the chair to get some rest.

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  • I SEE NO SENSE IN "FAKING" CONVERSATION FOR THE SAKE OF TEACHING LANGUAGE.

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  • "If we live we shall see," replied Bilibin, his face again becoming smooth as a sign that the conversation was at an end.

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  • The interest and the conversation are about costume and manners chiefly; but a goose is a goose still, dress it as you will.

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  • With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.

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  • She met his regard with equal composer, in spite of the fact that the conversation was beginning to make her feel extremely uncomfortable.

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  • Lisa hesitated, not wanting to pry and not sure if the conversation was supposed to end there.

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  • He was always busy, and only at night allowed himself conversation--of which he was fond--and songs.

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  • Judging by the conversation she had overheard yesterday between Darcie and Bordeaux, the woman had lived through quite an experience of her own.

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  • At last the conversation gradually settled on some of the topics at first lightly touched on: their past life, plans for the future, Pierre's journeys and occupations, the war, and so on.

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  • She did not talk about her brother, diverting the conversation as soon as her aunt mentioned Andrew.

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  • Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?

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  • As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.

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  • Rostov recalled at that moment a strange conversation he had once had with Dolokhov.

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  • Their way of life and place of residence, their acquaintances and ties, Natasha's occupations, the children's upbringing, were all selected not merely with regard to Pierre's expressed wishes, but to what Natasha from the thoughts he expressed in conversation supposed his wishes to be.

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  • As is usually the case with people meeting after a prolonged separation, it was long before their conversation could settle on anything.

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  • The conversation did not flag all evening and turned chiefly on the political news.

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  • His conversation was always sprinkled with wittily original, finished phrases of general interest.

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  • Pierre looked at his friend and, noticing that he did not like the conversation, gave no reply.

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  • Before the conversation began Prince Andrew was struck by the fact that the Emperor seemed confused and blushed as if not knowing what to say.

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  • The conversation was resumed, and no longer in the unpleasantly hostile tone of Nicholas' last remark.

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  • The conversation at supper was not about politics or societies, but turned on the subject Nicholas liked best--recollections of 1812.

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  • If I refuse to talk to her, she spells into her own hand, and apparently carries on the liveliest conversation with herself.

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  • The conversation flagged, and the soldiers began settling down to sleep.

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  • Let's only focus on things that are relevant to this conversation.

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  • I'm trying to have a private conversation here.

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  • I explained my tip to the FBI and my follow up extended conversation with Agent Brennan.

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  • The conversation was cold and disconnected and continually broke off.

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  • But Dolokhov restarted the conversation which had dropped and began putting direct questions as to how many men there were in the battalion, how many battalions, and how many prisoners.

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  • Do you believe he'll keep the conversation to himself?

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  • Half-witted men from the almshouse and elsewhere came to see me; but I endeavored to make them exercise all the wit they had, and make their confessions to me; in such cases making wit the theme of our conversation; and so was compensated.

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  • In society he always awaited an opportunity to say something striking and took part in a conversation only when that was possible.

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  • That something shameful was his yesterday's conversation with Captain Ramballe.

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  • Little conversation took place as each of us kept our thoughts to ourselves.

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  • When she referred to our conversation again, it was to ask, "Why did not Jesus go away, so that His enemies could not find Him?"

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  • "Excuse me!" he added, turning to the baron, "we will finish this conversation elsewhere--at a ball one must dance."

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  • Enough appears in the accounts by Miss Keller's teacher to show the process by which she reads the lips with her fingers, the process by which she was taught to speak, and by which, of course, she can listen to conversation now.

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  • The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.

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  • He now often remembered his conversation with Prince Andrew and quite agreed with him, though he understood Prince Andrew's thoughts somewhat differently.

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  • The conversation with Adrena was comforting, but Mary maintained her viewpoint.

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  • True to our verbal blackout, nothing specific was said but the tone of her conversation hinted at sensational news.

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  • The conversation naturally turned on the peace.

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  • At dinner the conversation did not cease for a moment and seemed to consist of the contents of a book of funny anecdotes.

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  • It was bits and pieces of a telephone conversation with a mystery person.

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  • He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.

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  • On that third of March, all the rooms in the English Club were filled with a hum of conversation, like the hum of bees swarming in springtime.

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  • Though Princess Mary and Natasha were evidently glad to see their visitor and though all Pierre's interest was now centered in that house, by the evening they had talked over everything and the conversation passed from one trivial topic to another and repeatedly broke off.

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  • Alex got a relief when the conversation turned to something else and stayed there for the rest of the evening.

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  • This first long conversation with Speranski only strengthened in Prince Andrew the feeling he had experienced toward him at their first meeting.

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  • The conversation was general and animated, thanks to Princess Lise's voice and little downy lip that lifted over her white teeth.

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  • The golden brown skin and black hair reminded her of the conversation at Thanksgiving.

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  • In the middle of a sober conversation begun by Ilagin about the year's harvest, Nicholas pointed to the red-spotted bitch.

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  • At first, the words, phrases and sentences which she used in expressing her thoughts were all reproductions of what we had used in conversation with her, and which her memory had unconsciously retained.

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  • He waited for the first pause in the conversation, and then with a distressed face left the room to find Sonya.

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  • He recognized her, guessed her feelings, saw that it was her debut, remembered her conversation at the window, and with an expression of pleasure on his face approached Countess Rostova.

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  • Helen has had the best and purest models in language constantly presented to her, and her conversation and her writing are unconscious reproductions of what she has read.

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  • Old women's nonsense--old women's nonsense! he repeated, but still he patted Pierre affectionately on the shoulder, and then went up to the table where Prince Andrew, evidently not wishing to join in the conversation, was looking over the papers his father had brought from town.

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  • "Well then, go, go, go..." said Rostov, and refusing supper and remaining alone in the little room, he walked up and down for a long time, hearing the lighthearted French conversation from the next room.

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  • The few glasses of wine he had drunk and the conversation with this good-natured man had destroyed the mood of concentrated gloom in which he had spent the last few days and which was essential for the execution of his design.

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  • Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.

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  • The same conversation was repeated next day and the day after, and the day after that.

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  • Nicholas did not go to Moscow, and the countess did not renew the conversation with him about marriage.

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  • In the midst of the conversation she noticed "Granddad" give Bennigsen a quick, subtle glance, and then to her joys she saw that "Granddad" said something to "Long-coat" which settled him.

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  • This something was a most subtle spiritual deduction from a conversation with Karataev the day before.

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  • But as soon as he tried to continue the conversation he had begun with Princess Mary he again glanced at Natasha, and a still-deeper flush suffused his face and a still-stronger agitation of mingled joy and fear seized his soul.

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  • She finished her breakfast with little conversation and saw Sarah and Tammy off to church.

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  • And the conversation I overheard between you and your mother tonight?

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  • She waited for him to open the conversation, idly wondering if it would be ten before he spoke.

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  • The other day, I met a deaf Norwegian gentleman, who knows Ragnhild Kaata and her teacher very well, and we had a very interesting conversation about her.

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  • Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.

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  • Bilibin liked conversation as he liked work, only when it could be made elegantly witty.

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  • There she paused and stood listening to the conversation in the drawing room, waiting for Boris to come out.

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  • In the drawing room the conversation was still going on.

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  • "So in your parts, too, the harvest is nothing to boast of, Count?" he went on, continuing the conversation they had begun.

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  • There was no point alarming Connie about her situation, so she didn't mention the conversation with Giddon that had inspired the letter.

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  • Cade was trying to be accommodating, but sometimes he was as skittish about conversation as the cat was about being touched - and likely for the same reason.

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  • If I did not know the words and idioms necessary to express my thoughts she supplied them, even suggesting conversation when I was unable to keep up my end of the dialogue.

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  • From politeness and to start conversation, they asked him a few questions about the army and the battle, and then the talk went off into merry jests and gossip.

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  • Anatole was not quick-witted, nor ready or eloquent in conversation, but he had the faculty, so invaluable in society, of composure and imperturbable self-possession.

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  • After they had gone Pierre approached Prince Andrew and was about to start a conversation when they heard the clatter of three horses' hoofs on the road not far from the shed, and looking in that direction Prince Andrew recognized Wolzogen and Clausewitz accompanied by a Cossack.

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  • In the midst of this conversation, which was beginning to interest Napoleon, Berthier's eyes turned to look at a general with a suite, who was galloping toward the knoll on a lathering horse.

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  • Natasha, who had come in during the conversation, looked joyfully at her husband.

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  • How had their conversation gone from an inquiry about money to a litmus test of their stay in Texas?

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  • The delayed conversation indicated he was talking on the telephone.

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  • The conversation obviously upset Yancey, but he didn't seem to be concerned that a stranger was listening.

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  • Without further conversation, the Indians started down the gully.

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  • But their conversation... was an expression of love for a sibling – siblings that had apparently been through a lot together.

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  • During and after supper, conversation seemed to continually migrate back to Cynthia.

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  • The conversation he hears in his home stimulates his mind and suggests topics and calls forth the spontaneous expression of his own thoughts.

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  • I could not keep pace with all these literary folk as they glanced from subject to subject and entered into deep dispute, or made conversation sparkle with epigrams and happy witticisms.

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  • The conversation was on the chief topic of the day: the illness of the wealthy and celebrated beau of Catherine's day, Count Bezukhov, and about his illegitimate son Pierre, the one who had behaved so improperly at Anna Pavlovna's reception.

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  • Pierre began to feel a sense of uneasiness, and the need, even the inevitability, of entering into conversation with this stranger.

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  • The questions put by these two kept the conversation from changing its ordinary character of gossip about the higher government circles.

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  • In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.

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  • Natasha sat down and, without joining in Boris' conversation with the countess, silently and minutely studied her childhood's suitor.

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  • None of them, not even the middle-aged Dimmler, wanted to break off their conversation and quit that corner in the sitting room, but Natasha got up and Nicholas sat down at the clavichord.

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  • Each time that these hints began to make the countess anxious and she glanced uneasily at the count and at Anna Mikhaylovna, the latter very adroitly turned the conversation to insignificant matters.

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  • When she finished, still attired in bathrobe and floppy slippers, and leaving a cloud of flour behind her, she crept upstairs to talk to Fred; a conversation that lasted thirty minutes.

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  • The conversation was moving a little fast.

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  • By 3:00, both had run out of conversation.

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  • The rest of their conversation was taken up in directions to the house and instructions about the rental contract she would fax them.

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  • Gerald was easy to talk to and his conversation generally led her in the direction she needed to go.

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  • This is a hauntingly familiar conversation to have in this barn.

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  • Gerald's gaze shifted briefly to Alex, who continued reading as if he hadn't heard their conversation.

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  • He seemed perfectly happy to follow wherever Alex led the conversation.

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  • With the house quiet, the two women retired to the kitchen for a cup of coffee and conversation.

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  • In fact, their conversation was restricted to necessities.

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  • It reminded her of their conversation about Brutus.

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  • In the kitchen she paused, remembering a previous conversation with Alex.

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  • She turned her horse back toward the house and they followed, deep in conversation.

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  • Either way, her intended conversation about Jonathan certainly got derailed.

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  • Their conversation was going someplace right now and she didn't want to be sidetracked.

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  • Unsure whether she was welcome in their conversation, she remained in the corner.

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  • Of course, he didn't know them, but their conversation right now indicated he harbored doubts.

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  • I told you why I left – and I don't want to get into that conversation again.

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  • I was only making idle conversation anyway.

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  • A conversation with Clara would have filled him in.

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  • Still, the conversation was getting a little too familiar.

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  • She clung to it as an escape from the turbid waters below the surface of their conversation.

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  • Clara nodded and they walked toward the house, deep in conversation.

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  • Just because you don't know the answer doesn't mean the conversation has degenerated.

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  • No, the conversation hadn't degenerated, though Denton certainly would have insisted so.

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  • I'm trying to have a conversation.

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  • Suddenly, revealing secrets seemed much safer than a conversation about what he did to people who betrayed him.

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  • Worldly conversation at a moment when his soul is already prepared...

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  • And the conversation again turned on the war, on Bonaparte, and the generals and statesmen of the day.

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  • "You are good in every way, Andrew, but you have a kind of intellectual pride," said the princess, following the train of her own thoughts rather than the trend of the conversation--"and that's a great sin.

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  • "It can't be helped: men must sometimes have masculine conversation," said he.

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  • The conversation and the examination of the accounts with Mitenka did not last long.

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  • And he narrated his whole conversation with the French doctor and the reasons that convinced him that Metivier was a spy.

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  • After five minutes of irksome, constrained conversation, they heard the sound of slippered feet rapidly approaching.

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  • The Emperor moved forward evidently wishing to end the conversation, but the flushed and excited Italian, oblivious of decorum, followed him and continued to speak.

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  • The conversation slipped back to our New York life with our sojourn in New Hampshire relegated to a fun, if bizarre weekend with friends.

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  • Stolypin, stuttering, broke into the conversation and began excitedly talking of the abuses that existed under the former order of things--threatening to give a serious turn to the conversation.

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  • She sat down at the table and listened to the conversation between the elders and Nicholas, who had also come to the table.

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  • The tone of the conversation was such as indicated that no one approved of what was being done in the political world.

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  • Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.

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  • Conversation of this kind, interesting to no one yet unavoidable, continued all through teatime.

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  • He participated in conversation, but whenever it lagged, he watched her questioningly.

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  • For the most part, though, her conversation was interesting and helped keep Lisa's mind off her own problems.

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  • To be sure, I take the keenest interest in everything that concerns those who surround me; it is this very interest which makes it so difficult for me to carry on a conversation with some people who will not talk or say what they think, but I should not be sorry to find more friends ready to talk with me now and then about the wonderful things I read.

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  • In the midst of a conversation on political matters Anna Pavlovna burst out:

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  • Here the conversation seemed interesting and he stood waiting for an opportunity to express his own views, as young people are fond of doing.

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  • By the expression on his face, he wasn't exactly enjoying the conversation.

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  • Surely there was more to their conversation.

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  • Three weeks ago she would have been embarrassed by such a conversation.

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  • A few days later when Carmen and Destiny were visiting Katie, the issue popped out of her mouth in another conversation.

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  • The whole truth didn't sound nearly as bad as part of the conversation.

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  • Then he continued the conversation.

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  • Having said that much, he stopped, appearing to have run out of conversation.

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  • With every step up to the office where Señor Medena waited, he dreaded the conversation.

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  • That was the end of the conversation.

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  • And yet, Yancey had mentioned cocaine in his telephone conversation.

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  • When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.

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  • She stopped, straining to hear the conversation.

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  • Adrienne was acutely aware of Roxanne's attention to the conversation.

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  • Adrienne wasn't sure she liked the drift of the conversation.

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  • Undaunted, he opened the conversation.

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  • If he wanted to discuss her father, it was going to be a one-sided conversation.

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  • They took their time, squatting on the dusty ground, letting minutes pass between bits of conversation.

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  • He wasn't much for conversation.

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  • Being the only postal employee in a small town, the petite extravert was always ready for conversation.

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  • Ben can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation.

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  • A few minutes later, I spotted Howie and Betsy in a hushed conversation.

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  • I drove and contributed minimally to the conversation.

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  • I settled in my most comfortable chair and was ready for a long conversation.

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  • He agreed to keep our conversation limited to the two of us and is willing to listen to you.

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  • Conversation was copied verbatim.

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  • We'd decided a transcription of our conversation might sometime prove valuable.

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  • We played back our conversation with crossed fingers and not a small dose of nervousness.

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  • I asked the others after I'd explained Brennan's conversation.

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  • My wife refused to hear my recorded conversation until we gathered the group the following weekend.

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  • He seldom offered an opinion, much less began a conversation.

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  • While I remained eager to discuss the conversation, I couldn't disagree with Howie's logic.

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  • With Howie, that was a lengthy conversation.

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  • "Your turn," Betsy called, cutting off further conversation.

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  • We chose a seafood establishment where we knew a back booth would provide the privacy we needed for our important postponed conversation.

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  • Our nervous quintet settled in, ordered wine for the drinkers and waited for one of us to start the conversation.

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  • We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.

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  • She shouted her conversation over the sound of running water.

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  • Brennan asked when there was a break in our conversation.

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  • He surprised me in a later conversation by mentioning he was taking steps to remedy the problem.

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  • When I related my conversation to my wife, she was elated.

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  • When the conversation was over, Betsy hugged me, long and hard.

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  • Any further conversation was interrupted by Howie's return.

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  • The conversation was getting out of hand.

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  • I was tempted to comment, but refrained and kept my conversation all business.

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  • It's time for an evening of conversation.

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  • The conversation was innocuous and she wasn't identified by name.

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  • Then the host caught her off guard when the conversation segued to the Psychic Tipster.

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  • When I made a move to end the conversation, Brennan indicated there was more.

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  • I was pleased our conversation at least ended on a positive note.

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  • I knew this conversation deserved more thought on my part but it felt good taking some action, even if it might prove misguided.

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  • I promised to check in from time to time as we finished our conversation.

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  • Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.

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  • I listened until the silence below was interrupted by conversation and called loudly for the others to come up.

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  • I ended the conversation wondering if it was the last time I'd speak to Daniel Brennan, a stand-up guy.

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  • Howie stammered through his side of the conversation, terminating it by saying he'd call back.

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  • "Do you think Quinn could come out here if I have to stay a while?" he pleaded during one conversation.

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  • "She's still his mother," I countered, hoping to end the conversation.

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  • "Yes; be nice Frank," boss Agnes said, breaking into the conversation.

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  • I hadn't considered that having a house guest would severely limit our chances for candid conversation.

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  • Now that Molly had confessed more knowledge than any of us suspected, I felt obligated to tell Martha the full story before she learned it from overheard conversation or from Molly directly.

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  • I hadn't a chance to fill Betsy in on my conversation Frank Vasapolli and was anxious to do so.

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  • I didn't want to follow up that line of conversation.

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  • In the hall beyond, most of the murmured conversation was taking place as feet tromped around the house.

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  • It was a long conversation with the old gentleman.

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  • She seemed to understand and was off to walk Bumpus while I filled in Betsy on my conversation.

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  • This is the most important conversation you'll ever have in your life.

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  • She murmured her assent and that ended the conversation.

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  • I read Martha's note to us and brought Betsy up to date on my conversation with Julie.

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  • We finally ended the conversation.

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  • It wasn't an invitation but I figured I owed my presence for what I'd learned so far and I couldn't wait to renew our conversation.

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  • Instead I turned to the clerk who'd overheard enough of the conversation to look like his dog ate his cat.

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  • I repeated Garcia's conversation over my shoulder.

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  • I calmed down enough to explain the situation before ending the conversation.

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  • Then he added, "I can't believe I'm having this conversation."

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  • "Now, please, without further ado, explain," he said, in an attempt to control the conversation.

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  • I think it's time we had a conversation.

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  • "It's not your normal conversation starter," she said with a small laugh.

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  • Her conversation with Jenn made the world around her more concrete.

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  • Dusty studied him a moment longer, recalling his conversation with the Watcher.

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  • The conversation between her father and the man who should've killed her rattled around in her thoughts as she returned to the door.

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  • Jule tried hard to follow the conversation.

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  • It seemed too real, and he'd dwelled long on what he could remember of the conversation.

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  • After her conversation with Xander, she couldn't help wondering if there was something more that made Darian seek her out or made her willing to humor him.

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  • She didn't want to disappoint him or Damian and couldn't help but dread the conversation to come.

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  • "You didn't come all the way to Tucson for an errand," she said, recalling their phone conversation.

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  • Once clear of town, Dean drove along at a brisk clip, trying without success to engage Martha in conversation.

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  • Cynthia detailed the morning conversation.

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  • Amid forced conversation, the group plodded their way through shrimp, chicken, and enchiladas to dessert—fried ice cream—but if the Deans thought this final outing would be a celebration, they were mistaken.

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  • She was silent for a few moments and he thought the conversation was over.

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  • Toward dawn, her conversation became fixed on the skeleton-man she'd discovered in the depths of the mine as if he too was a forever forgotten soul, equally immersed in lonely darkness.

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  • After embarrassed apologies, she seemed compelled to sit down and chat, as if idle conversation might be penance for the pilfered peach pie.

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  • It was an interesting conversation, albeit one-way.

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  • Mind reader, Dean thought, remembering his conversation with Cynthia.

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  • It was the most Fred O'Connor had ever said about his past, but the conversation was over.

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  • End of conversation but it was nice to see things drifting back toward normal.

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  • He tactfully withdrew to the kitchen to give her privacy, expecting a summary of the conversation when she finished, but none was forthcoming.

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  • The Deans and Fred were torn between discussing Fitzgerald's blockbuster announcement and this conversation, which was becoming more interesting by the minute.

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  • Dean wasn't anxious for Westlake to pursue the conversation and was relieved that the subject apparently held no interest for him.

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  • He detailed his pre-dinner conversation with Paul Dawkins.

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  • Maybe some scintillating conversation would break the ice.

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  • They entered into deep conversation, discussing the pending bid item—a statue of a nymph waving a snake.

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  • Joseph was ready to end the conversation but Dean was hoping for more fish in his creel.

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  • He related his conversation with Joseph Dawkins.

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  • Dean could barely wait for Cynthia to finish her conversation before he tossed out his inspiration concerning the skeleton.

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  • Cynthia reached over to stroke Mrs. Lincoln as the cat began adding a steady purr to the conversation.

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  • I would have called you in to talk with her but she cut the conversation short.

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  • Cynthia related the conversation to Fred.

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  • Dean took advantage of the time before the water fight to detail to Cynthia his conversation with the Dawkinses' stepmother.

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  • Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.

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  • While the brief conversation was welcome, it left a party's-over void when it ended.

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  • The conversation drifted to clothing—Cynthia's search for an appropriate wedding dress for the mother of the groom, and Jennifer's west coast dress shop.

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  • Her side of the conversation consisted of a short series of no's.

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  • "That was the strangest conversation I've ever had," she said.

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  • His interpretation of the conversation was decidedly different.

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  • Dean was anxious to not hear about the Hutchins clan but in politeness let the conversation drift a while before he interrupted.

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  • A lot of sounds-like, seems-like conversation followed until consensus settled on Mulligan.

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  • The conversation turned back to the substitution of the skeleton and the theft of the small bone from their room.

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  • Look, all this conversation is neatsy-keen, but I have to go to work.

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  • Fred O'Connor was nearest and talked in subdued and nervous conversation, reaching for a paper and pencil to take down a number.

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  • The Deans couldn't hear the conversation but assumed it was one more lady in waiting for the senior Prince Charming's favor.

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  • Their conversation was interrupted by a tapping at the back door.

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  • She continued to stare at Cynthia, but her conversation was directed at Dean.

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  • "What will Fitzgerald do?" was Cynthia first reaction when Dean told her of Lydia's conversation with her boss.

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  • Supper was picked-at leftovers, and neither felt like socializing with Bird Song's guests, who came and went on their own, without their usual afternoon goodies and conversation.

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  • When conversation lagged, they apparently took the hint and retreated into Bird Song.

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  • Dean reminded the voice on the other end of a three-way conversation that mother and girl hardly knew one another.

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  • Alex replaced the receiver and leaned forward in his chair, rubbing his face as if to remove the conversation.

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  • Physically, he was improving, but not in the conversation or response area.

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  • Now that he had opened the conversation, she was ready to close it.

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  • If she hadn't humiliated him that day as they stood before the mirror, maybe this conversation would never have been necessary.

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  • That confidence had always been conveyed in conversation in the past.

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  • Alex might not respond, or he might abruptly end the conversation, but he never dominated it.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex, unsure who he was talking to, or where the conversation might be going.

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  • Most of the times, conversation with Dr. Wynn was like talking to a robot.

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  • "Kinda puts a damper on any conversation," she said.

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  • By the end of their conversation, he understood why she laughed, too.

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  • Deidre had the sense of being late to a conversation.

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  • Half-drunk by the time Rhyn explained things to her the day before, she'd come away from that conversation more baffled than she'd been when she fell out of the sky onto the beach.

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  • If I find a cure, we'll revisit this conversation.

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  • A knock at the door interrupted their conversation.

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  • He suspected the conversation would go as well as his talk with Jade.

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  • His conversation was short and curt before he tossed it.

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  • The conversation with Gabriel turned over in her thoughts as she descended the stairs and left through the opened gate.

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  • Instead of retorting, she said, That's not how I wanted this conversation to go.

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  • He carried on a conversation for a few minutes, and she rested her head back, staring at the ceiling.

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  • He.d never had a conversation with Rhyn where the two of them didn.t behave like testosterone-plagued teenagers.

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  • The sounds of madness had subsided during their conversation.

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  • The conversation was almost too serious for her muddled thoughts to follow.

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  • She wondered if she had died, for she seemed able to see the conversation occurring from a dozen feet away, as if she were watching television instead of involved in it.

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  • She tapped the ear piece as the conversation around picked up but the words faded in and out of translation.

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  • Whether or not it translated or whether her voice was enough to alert him, all eyes fell to her before the conversation resumed.

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  • He pushed her past him and joined in the conversation.

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  • By the end of the conversation, she appeared relieved.

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  • As for the remainder of their conversation … It was unreal.

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  • Their last conversation sounded eerily like something Evelyn had tried to tell her.

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  • She imagined the conversation was nothing short of torture for a warrior.

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  • Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.

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  • She debated what to do about the conversation she overheard.

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  • She went to the battle game to play until A'Ran called, wondering what he'd say when she told him her news about his sisters and wondering just how safe it would be to talk about Ne'Rin's conversation with his father.

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  • His conversation with Evelyn lingered in his thoughts.

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  • She stood, as if to tell him their conversation was over.

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  • You can't start a conversation like that and leave!

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  • She didn't have much time alone to mull their conversation or her troubled thoughts.

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  • A'Ran approached her then, knowing his journey in the morning would delay the conversation they needed to have.

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  • "Only I can …" She trailed off, recalling her last conversation with A'Ran.

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  • The second caller was a lady friend of Fred's by the sound of the muffled conversation.

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  • Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.

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  • A lengthy conversation was two grunts instead of one.

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  • "Donnie seems comfortable here," she added, as if she felt compelled to move the conversation to less personal ground.

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  • He summarized his conversation with Edith Shipton, adding his opinion.

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  • The heavy thump of footsteps on the stairs interrupted their conversation.

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  • Dean returned to Bird Song and brought Cynthia up to date on his conversation with Sheriff Weller over a quiet lunch of soup and grilled cheese.

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  • Left with nothing else to do, Dean turned to Gladys Turnbull, more out of inn-keeper politeness than a desire to engage this strange woman in lengthy conversation.

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  • Supper was pancakes and eggs, with conversation directed to the children, interrupted by confirming calls from ice climbers who would begin arriving on Thursday.

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  • A phone call interrupted the conversation.

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  • Cynthia finished her conversation and hung up the phone.

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  • Donald Ryland kept up a nonstop conversation with his son and front seat companion, as they whipped along the highway.

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  • The room was a-chatter with foreign conversation, the words having nothing to do with national roots but the fanatic avocation of the gathered guests.

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  • The front door was in continual motion with guests coming and going, amid laughter and boisterous conversation.

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  • He related his conversation with the sheriff as she continued to work on the notebook.

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  • Cynthia rose, and after a whispered conversation, Gladys left and Cynthia returned, a smile on her face.

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  • She's met a gentleman, struck up a 'literary conversation,' as she tells it, and he's asked her to drinks and dinner.

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  • So why the whispered conversation?

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  • She and her husband related their conversation with Effie to Fred, how she had read the notebook, her comments regarding the gold coins, and their new, more respectful evaluation of Miss Effie Quincy.

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  • Cynthia acknowledged her reluctant agreement with a deep sigh and no further conversation as Dean extinguished the light.

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  • It was an infuriating conversation, resulting in a big, fat zero.

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  • Before Dean could comment, the conversation ended as a commotion upstairs called for his attention.

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  • He cut off the conversation with a hearty laugh.

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  • He then highlighted the conversation, adding, He cut it off just when it was getting interesting.

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  • Dean didn't tell Cynthia about his phone conversation with Whitehouse.

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  • Instead, he steered the conversation toward Gladys Turnbull, who was the only other occupant of the cozy room.

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  • She did attempt to engage an uninterested climber in a conversation about her Great-aunt Annie being one of the founders of the Ouray Woman's Club, back in 1897 and how she helped form the Ouray Library, with her friend, the famous millionaire, of Hope Diamond fame, Tom Walsh.

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  • As he was finishing his conversation, a loud sound came from the kitchen, followed by a sharp cry in a man's voice, and then laughter.

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  • Dean could tell from the conversation she was speaking to her son Randy.

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  • Not that she's made any sense the other times we've had a conversation.

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  • He held his conversation to mundane chit-chat.

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  • Fred followed but there was little time for conversation.

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  • As he finished the conversation, Donald Ryland emerged from his room, looking as if his dog had died.

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  • The conversation droned on for twenty minutes but Dean was never read his rights nor, surprisingly, was the interview recorded.

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  • Dean itched to ask her how she was so sure it wasn't Mr. David Dean who dropped her hubby into space but she began to sob anew, making any further conversation impossible.

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  • Dean knew Fred was chomping at the bit to dig into this caper, as he called it, but just to flip his switch a bit, Dean started the conversation with the old man's love life.

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  • There was no conversation for a long minute.

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  • He filled in his stepfather on his conversation with Weller as the two shared a macaroni dinner Fred had heated up.

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  • "We only lock up at night," he said, to make conversation.

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  • Later, Dean heard the movement of the mortuary men coming for Edith—the hushed conversation and the bumping and thumping as the lifeless shell of this troubled woman was bagged and forever removed from Bird Song.

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  • He filled Fred in on the details of Edith's visit and Cynthia's late night phone call and the abrupt end to the conversation.

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  • The two women moved out of sight and sound and Dean agonized through the lengthy, halting conversation before rejoining them.

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  • End of conversation, except Dean noticed Cynthia fold the papers and put them aside.

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  • But Dean didn't let her finish before he interrupted, ending the conversation.

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  • Their travel lasted well into the evening with limited conversation.

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  • Jackson stood close enough to hear both sides of the conversation.

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  • The conversation flowed freely and it was clear to Jackson that everyone was enjoying the evening.

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  • He tinkered with the sound, making sure it was audible, yet would not interfere with conversation.

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  • Jackson stood close enough to hear the conversation, and as soon as the moron committed to buy a watercolor; he approached Elisabeth, put his arms around her and said, Darling, the caterer needs to see you for a minute.

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  • No way did he want this conversation overheard.

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  • Jackson could hear both sides of the conversation.

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  • Sarah and Connor heard the conversation and both stared at him.

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  • Just for the sake of conversation, what kind of man would appeal to you?

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  • How much of their conversation had he heard, and what did he think about finding her on the counter.

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  • The conversation drifted from farming to the weather.

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  • Had he heard their conversation?

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  • If conversation is all you have in mind, why don't we go in and talk over a cup of coffee - maybe play a game or two with Katie.

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  • Maybe conversation wasn't all he had in mind.

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  • He must have heard their conversation in the kitchen.

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  • Alex never mentioned their conversation again, and she was careful not to be caught alone with him.

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  • They played everything from cards to Clue, and the conversation was dominated by childhood memories shared between Alex and Katie.

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  • It was simply idle conversation about everything from the weather to politics.

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  • He found this entire conversation amusing.

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  • Apparently their conversation in the barn had scared him off.

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  • They had an entire week, so there was no need to rush into a conversation that might spoil everything.

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  • Yet the conversation never turned comfortably toward children.

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  • Lana smiled as she turned her attention from the conversation to the screens around her.

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  • He'd toned down his side of the conversation out of respect for her, not expecting to find her worth talking to and pleased when she was.

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  • The eight-hour ordeal to get there was worth the ten-minute conversation.

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  • "So, no, that won't work," Dan said to the person on the other end of his conversation.

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  • His conversation with Tim returned, and he stayed the urge to call Lana as he had when he was simply the Guardian.

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  • I'd hoped to have this conversation with her in person, if at all.

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  • "Soon," Rhyn replied, dwelling on his conversation with Death.

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  • Rhyn froze.  The voice was Gabriel's, but the assassin's argument was unlike Gabe, who would know exactly what Rhyn would do after their conversation in Hell.

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  • In fact, the whole conversation seemed … off.

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  • Kris didn't answer, not wanting to think of how that conversation would go with the deity.  He tested his power again.  Kiki was right; they had none.

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  • The uniformed guys downstairs had drawn lots to see who got stuck informing the next of kin, and since that time, speculation on the disappearance of Jeffrey Byrne had been the chief topic of conversation at the Parkside Police Department.

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  • Dean agreed, and ended the conversation as dinner arrived.

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