She acknowledged it to be very fitting, that every little social commonwealth should dictate its own matters of discourse; and hoped, ere long, to become a not unworthy member of the one she was now transplanted into.
There was a little awkwardness at first in their discourse on another subject.
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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.