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Love's Labour's Lost
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parley
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Love's Labour's Lost
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  • Now, madam, summon up your dearest spirits: Consider who the king your father sends, To whom he sends, and what’s his embassy: Yourself, held precious in the world’s esteem, To parley with the sole inheritor Of all perfections that a man may owe, Matchless Navarre; the plea of no less weight Than Aquitaine, a dowry for a queen.
  • Their purpose is to parley, court, and dance; And every one his love-feat will advance Unto his several mistress; which they’ll know By favours several which they did bestow.

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  • The two countries sent peace negotiators to parley in Paris.
  • We then called again to the foremost boat, and offered a truce, to parley again, and to know what her business was with us; but had no answer, only she crowded close under our stern.
    Daniel Defoe  --  The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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