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parley
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Here,’ said Ralph, walking in without more parley, ’I beg your pardon; is that Mrs La what’s-her-name?’
  • They went in, without further parley.
  • Nor, on bursting into the room without demanding a parley, was their astonishment lessened by the discovery that these romantic sounds certainly proceeded from the throat of some man up the chimney, of whom nothing was visible but a pair of legs, which were dangling above the grate; apparently feeling, with extreme anxiety, for the top bar whereon to effect a landing.

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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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