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discourse
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Oliver Twist
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  • The young gentleman smiled, as if to intimate that the latter fragments of discourse were playfully ironical; and finished the beer as he did so.
  • At this point of Mr. Bumble’s discourse, Oliver, just hearing enough to know that some allusion was being made to his mother, recommenced kicking, with a violence that rendered every other sound inaudible.
  • ’Not a bit of it,’ replied the Dodger, stopping the subject of discourse as Mr. Chitling was about to reply.
  • You gave me leave, at any time within a year, to renew the subject of our last discourse.’
  • He lighted his lantern from that which Monks had detached from the rope, and now carried in his hand; and making no effort to prolong the discourse, descended in silence, followed by his wife.

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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.

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