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  • She had no opinions on anything more polemic than woolen union-suits, a topic on which Mrs. Howland discoursed for five minutes.
  • Thus in the Vale of Arcady nymph and satyr beguiled the hours; precisely thus, and not in honeyed pentameters, discoursed Elaine and the worn Sir Launcelot in the pleached alley.
  • She taught French, English, and history, and the Sophomore Latin class, which dealt in matters of a metaphysical nature called Indirect Discourse and the Ablative Absolute.
  • Before he could launch into his heavy discourse she desperately got in, "Please!

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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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