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parley
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • History was all about those men and what they did and that was what Peter Parley’s Tales about Greece and Rome were all about.
  • Peter Parley himself was on the first page in a picture.
  • There was a road over a heath with grass at the side and little bushes: and Peter Parley had a broad hat like a protestant minister and a big stick and he was walking fast along the road to Greece and Rome.
  • They parleyed in shouts across the still air about a game of billiards to be played in the Adelphi hotel.

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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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