But the "humane" Andrey Semyonovitch ascribed Pyotr Petrovitch’s ill-humour to his recent breach with Dounia and he was burning with impatience to discourse on that theme.
In public conveyances and shops, wherever she could capture a listener, she would begin the discourse about her son, his article, how he had helped the student, how he had been burnt at the fire, and so on!
There are no more uses of "discourse" in the book.
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The event has elevated the level of public discourse on this issue.
The idea of individual rights is prominent in American discourse.