Sometimes I stood between two persons who were conversing and touched their lips.
It is impossible for any one with whom Helen is conversing to be particularly happy or sad, and withhold the knowledge of this fact from her.
The other guests were all conversing with one another.
He would go from town to town, "travelling up and down as a stranger in the earth, which way the Lord inclined my heart; taking a chamber to myself in the town where I came, and tarrying sometimes a month, more or less, in a place"; and the reason he gives for this migratory habit is that he was "afraid both of professor and profane, lest, being a tender young man, he should be hurt by conversing much with either."
Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.
Through the first door came the sound of voices conversing in German and occasionally in French.
He was once conversing with Sulzer, who was a school inspector, about education.
It is the latter which mentions the mysterious garden and the wonderful trees which Yahweh planted, and depicts Yahweh conversing with man and walking in the garden in the cool of the evening.
The problem with chatting online is that you don't really know who you are conversing with.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
conversere conversing together on the dire intelligence they have just received.
He spoke slowly, with assurance that he would be listened to, and he looked only at the person with whom he was conversing.
A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.
In the next room sat the count and countess respectfully conversing with the prior, who was calling on them as old acquaintances and benefactors of the monastery.
However, overhead lighting can be harsh for some tasks, such as watching television or conversing with friends, so create options to alter the room's ambiance.
If you're reluctant to meet your online date in person, ask yourself if you feel comfortable conversing with them online.
Teens must also avoid using online abbreviations or text speak when conversing with potential employers online.
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will have better graphics, more lifelike characters conversing in full speech (instead of all text dialog), real-time 24-hour cycles and will be the first role-playing game for the new Xbox 360.
However, the voice dialog is only spoken from the character you are conversing with.
If you know the person well enough, and it is appropriate to do so, lightly touching his or her arm while you are conversing is another effective way of expressing interest through body language.
In addition, they spent much of the time conversing in their native language, which I thought was rude and improper, and it also made feel empty.
The princess of Wales, afterwards Queen Caroline, wife of George II., took every opportunity of conversing with him.
He also gives examples of Iowas conversing with serpents.
He always used the dialect of Piedmont when conversing with natives of that country, and he had a vast fund of humorous anecdotes and proverbs with which to illustrate his arguments.
Gladys flitted back and forth, like a moth in a lamp shop, alternating with Dean for the hall phone, apparently conversing with an editor who was expressing interest in the lurid tales of Belfair of Draghow and her sexual mischief about the stars.
He was charged with "depraving the public worship of God contained in the liturgy of the Church of England, asserting the same to be superstitious and unchristian, preaching, writing and conversing against the creeds and the divinity of our Saviour, and assuming to himself the power of making arbitrary alterations in his performance of the public worship."
He had in the meantime gratified a long felt desire by a visit to Paris, where he enjoyed the stimulating delight of conversing with such mathematicians as A.
Of course my instructors had had no experience in teaching any but normal pupils, and my only means of conversing with them was reading their lips.
Bilibin's services were valued not only for what he wrote, but also for his skill in dealing and conversing with those in the highest spheres.
While conversing with Pierre, Natasha heard a man's voice in Countess Bezukhova's box and something told her it was Kuragin.
Will you now be so good as to tell me with whom I have the honor of conversing so pleasantly, instead of being in the ambulance with that maniac's bullet in my body?
At Rome he visited the art galleries, the opera, the theatre, and gladly seized every chance of conversing in English with Englishmen.
Moreover, the services of the Church have always been conducted in grammatical though simple Dutch; and the clergy, in their intercourse with the people, have as a general rule abstained from conversing in the ordinary dialect.
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