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  • Jon Snow met them on the kingsroad half a league south of Mole's Town, before they could turn up at Castle Black, claim guest right, or call for parley.†   (source)
  • Then he raised his empty hand, palm outward in token of parley.†   (source)
  • I am sent from my people in good faith to parley with you on matters concerning our common interests.†   (source)
  • "We've parleyed with the Queen before," Jace said.†   (source)
  • General Pickett presents his compliments, sir, and requests permission to parley with the Commanding General, s 'il vous plait.†   (source)
  • "A parley, rather," said Sopespian.†   (source)
  • He contacted me after your parley.†   (source)
  • The first is that if Jock allows us to parley—well.†   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
  • "That is the building you described last summer," Chiron said, "where you parleyed with the Romans."†   (source)
  • My lord, this parley might best be left for another day.†   (source)
  • I came out to parley, not to suffer your insults.†   (source)
  • He wondered if Mance was coming out to parley in no-man's-land.†   (source)
  • It was not me who bared steel at a parley.†   (source)
  • But will you parley with this dealer in treachery and murder?†   (source)
  • Renly threw it in my teeth when we met to parley.†   (source)
  • We have a work to do, and this is no time or place for riddling or parleying.†   (source)
  • Be glad this is a parley, Penrose, or I would have your tongue for those words.†   (source)
  • Is it because of what Stannis said at the parley?†   (source)
  • Because he may—I say 'may'—let us parley.†   (source)
  • A man with coarse black hair and a thick slab of belly said, "Pardon me for overhearing your parley with the young master, but if it's ships and such you be after, and at a fair price, then I should guess you'd want to attend the auction."†   (source)
  • Mance Rayder wants to parley with us.†   (source)
  • Inside the walls of green silk, his captains and lords bannermen were waiting to hear word of the parley.†   (source)
  • It's only proper that we announce our intentions and provide him with the opportunity to parley for peace.†   (source)
  • She isn't going to parley with some jumped-up pack member who's lost the plot because her boyfriend died.†   (source)
  • He and Leathers were the only men Jon had brought with him to the parley; any more might have been seen as a sign of fear, and twenty men would have been of no more use than two if Tormund had been intent on blood.†   (source)
  • Werewolves and vampires didn't parley unless brought together by a larger outside force, like the Clave.†   (source)
  • We go to a parley not to a fight.†   (source)
  • This is no parley.†   (source)
  • Soon enough the boy Cley Cerwyn appeared before the gates carrying a peace banner on a tall staff, to announce that Ser Rodrik Cassel wished to parley with Theon Turncloak.†   (source)
  • At our parley.†   (source)
  • Perhaps they'll parley.†   (source)
  • Parley vous parley vous yes sir no sir lonesome honey where's that American voice?†   (source)
  • She heard the voice of the Savage parleying with silence.†   (source)
  • I will not parley, as I have said, with armed men at my gate.†   (source)
  • Come on up honeybunch lonesome wanta try something new parley vous fransays?†   (source)
  • You shall not depart from it, until you call on your side for a truce and a parley.†   (source)
  • Who are you, and of what would you parley?†   (source)
  • We came expecting to find none living here; yet now that we are met there is matter for a parley and a council.†   (source)
  • All the dark pageantry of war in Gaul, the thrust of the Roman spear through the shield of hide, the barbaric parleys in the forests, and the proud clangor of triumph—all that might have been supplied in the story of the great realist, by one touch of the transforming passion with which a great teacher projects his work, was lacking.†   (source)
  • There was no earthquake, and the whole of the following day was spent, so far as Rieux was concerned, in long drives to every corner of the town, in parleyings with the families of the sick and arguments with the invalids themselves.†   (source)
  • A sort of transaction went on between them, in which she was on one side, and life was on another, and she was always trying to get the better of it, as it was of her; and sometimes they parleyed (when she sat alone); there were, she remembered, great reconciliation scenes; but for the most part, oddly enough, she must admit that she felt this thing that she called life terrible, hostile, and quick to pounce on you if you gave it a chance.†   (source)
  • After a further parley the pilot climbed back into the cockpit, a Pathan clumsily swung the propeller, and the flight was resumed.†   (source)
  • Sir Bors came from the northern hole to parley with the King and with the Constable—a long, indistinct argument or explanation which the people could not catch on account of the wind.†   (source)
  • Sing a Lafayette parley vous fransays.†   (source)
  • Oui oui parley vous jig-jig?†   (source)
  • Get up and jump jump mighty fast make the smoke whirl in the air smash the chairs smash the windows tear down the house goddam it move boy move girl put cognac in your joints and turn the lights out and beat the drums and get out of the trenches by Christmas and see Paris by night and turn a trick for five francs and oui-oui parley vous hunky-dory corn in my belly and a little old guy with a book who figures all day long and all night long and he figures faster and faster faster and quicker harder and stronger and faster faster faster.†   (source)
  • With my friends behind them and winter upon them, they will perhaps be in softer mood to parley with.†   (source)
  • They parleyed briskly for a moment—then Barban nodded and bowed coldly to his late antagonist.†   (source)
  • Outside in the gloom they stood, while the leader parleyed within.†   (source)
  • I expect I'll parley-vous with thou full often now—I'm a great friend of Doc Arrowsmith.†   (source)
  • His head was all right again, he said, and so, without further parley, I left him.†   (source)
  • So Jurgis began, without further parley.†   (source)
  • Peter Parley himself was on the first page in a picture.†   (source)
  • After some parley, the trader agreed to his terms.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, the man who had the key parleyed, simply to gain time.†   (source)
  • To end the parley, he raised the cup and drank.†   (source)
  • In due time we were challenged by the warders, from the castle walls, and after a parley admitted.†   (source)
  • The servant opened the garret-window and parleyed for some time with a man in the street below.†   (source)
  • "Enough of this parley," said the sergeant.†   (source)
  • And is there no sort of little chink that we could hold a parley through?†   (source)
  • From the bottom of the slope, where the parleys had taken place, came the report of musketry.†   (source)
  • To begin with, Mrs Merdle is the lady you had the parley with at what's-his-name place.'†   (source)
  • Some parleying was audible in the hall, and soon the new-comer entered.†   (source)
  • Days were passed in parleys, visits, preparations.†   (source)
  • There was commotion on the platform, long whisperings, much parleying.†   (source)
  • "Master Pathfinder," called out the Scotchman, "a friend summons you to a parley.†   (source)
  • And 'tis enough of parleying, let my lord the king deliver the battle signal.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • This frame of mind barred all desire of holding further parley with the fellow, even were it but for the purpose of gaining some enlightenment as to his design in approaching him.†   (source)
  • A PARLEY.†   (source)
  • will you suffer me to take this glass in my hand and to go forth from your house without further parley?†   (source)
  • Well—I parleyed, didn't I?†   (source)
  • Parley?†   (source)
  • The idea that Erik was probably in the room beside us, working his trick, made me suddenly resolve to enter into a parley with him, for we must obviously give up all thought of taking him by surprise.†   (source)
  • Here and there they would stop to inspect a bunch of cattle, and there would be a parley, brief and businesslike.†   (source)
  • Kemp had hurried upstairs after letting Adye out, and now crouching among the broken glass and peering cautiously over the edge of the study window sill, he saw Adye stand parleying with the Unseen.†   (source)
  • The sound of his voice made Maud quickly draw close to me, as for protection, and she rested one hand on my arm while we parleyed.†   (source)
  • But I'm suggestin', if he comes out an' you want to parley, you can jest say you'd thought over his proposition an' was ready to join his band, or you ain't.†   (source)
  • He was still so engaged when we were hailed by Mr. Riach from the deck, asking for a parley; and I, climbing through the skylight and sitting on the edge of it, pistol in hand and with a bold front, though inwardly in fear of broken glass, hailed him back again and bade him speak out.†   (source)
  • 'I should be happy to advance it without further parley from my own private purse,' said I, 'were it not that the strain would be rather more than it could bear.†   (source)
  • Though after parleyings between Government and the ringleaders, and concessions by the former as to some glaring abuses, the first uprising—that at Spithead—with difficulty was put down, or matters for the time pacified; yet at the Nore the unforeseen renewal of insurrection on a yet larger scale, and emphasized in the conferences that ensued by demands deemed by the authorities not only inadmissible but aggressively insolent, indicated—if the Red Flag did not sufficiently do so—what was the spirit animating the men.†   (source)
  • Thereupon I consulted with Alan, and the parley was agreed to and parole given upon either side; but this was not the whole of Mr. Riach's business, and he now begged me for a dram with such instancy and such reminders of his former kindness, that at last I handed him a pannikin with about a gill of brandy.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Only a month after Marija had become a beef-trimmer the canning factory that she had left posted a cut that would divide the girls' earnings almost squarely in half; and so great was the indignation at this that they marched out without even a parley, and organized in the street outside.†   (source)
  • They parleyed in shouts across the still air about a game of billiards to be played in the Adelphi hotel.†   (source)
  • His visit he would now defer; but they had a very interesting parley about what could be done and should be done.†   (source)
  • Bessie and Abbot having retreated, Mrs. Reed, impatient of my now frantic anguish and wild sobs, abruptly thrust me back and locked me in, without farther parley.†   (source)
  • A white flag from within the fortress, and a parley—this dimly perceptible through the raging storm, nothing audible in it—suddenly the sea rose immeasurably wider and higher, and swept Defarge of the wine-shop over the lowered drawbridge, past the massive stone outer walls, in among the eight great towers surrendered!†   (source)
  • Stand you behind the tree, Magnet, lest the knaves take it into their heads to fire a broadside without a parley, and I will soon learn what colors they sail under.†   (source)
  • It was in the afternoon of the fifth day of the siege, and the fourth of his own service in it, that Major Heyward profited by a parley that had just been beaten, by repairing to the ramparts of one of the water bastions, to breathe the cool air from the lake, and to take a survey of the progress of the siege.†   (source)
  • She would keep the gate ajar and open a parley; she would certainly not allow number three to come in.†   (source)
  • "Ellen!" cried the young stranger, who until now had been an attentive listener to the parley, "since Ellen is the name by which you are known—"†   (source)
  • "I think it beneath the dignity of my office to parley further with the prisoners," the sheriff observer to his companion, while they both retired with a precipitancy that Captain Hollister mistook for the signal to advance.†   (source)
  • After a parley in the hall, someone came upstairs, and Vronsky's steps could be heard passing the drawing room.†   (source)
  • Aunt's pronunciation is old-fashioned, and Flo and I, though we flattered ourselves that we knew a good deal, find we don't, and are very grateful to have Fred do the 'parley vooing', as Uncle calls it.†   (source)
  • For Lydgate having attended Mrs. Goby, who died apparently of a heart-disease not very clearly expressed in the symptoms, too daringly asked leave of her relatives to open the body, and thus gave an offence quickly spreading beyond Parley Street, where that lady had long resided on an income such as made this association of her body with the victims of Burke and Hare a flagrant insult to her memory.†   (source)
  • It was upon the second morning after this happy bridal, that the Lady Rowena was made acquainted by her handmaid Elgitha, that a damsel desired admission to her presence, and solicited that their parley might be without witness.†   (source)
  • She left the room before Rawdon went away that day; but they met by chance below, as he was going away after taking leave, and had a parley together.†   (source)
  • As for himself, he had never seen the blockade so complete; he heard his stomach sounding a parley, and he considered it very much out of place that evil destiny should capture his philosophy by famine.†   (source)
  • I knocked with a trembling hand at Mr. Skimpole's door— literally with a hand, for the knocker was gone—and after a long parley gained admission from an Irishwoman, who was in the area when I knocked, breaking up the lid of a water-butt with a poker to light the fire with.†   (source)
  • 'Here,' said Ralph, walking in without more parley, 'I beg your pardon; is that Mrs La what's-her-name?'†   (source)
  • Through the crevices in the granite he had seen the two young peasants talking with the carbineers, and guessed the subject of their parley.†   (source)
  • A society is formed for discussion, but the idea of impending action prevails in the minds of those who constitute it: it is, in fact, an army; and the time given to parley serves to reckon up the strength and to animate the courage of the host, after which they direct their march against the enemy.†   (source)
  • Whichever Mr. Yates did not chuse would perfectly satisfy him, and a short parley of compliment ensued.†   (source)
  • The accounts of his ferocity as related by Mrs. Sowerberry and Charlotte, were of so startling a nature, that Mr. Bumble judged it prudent to parley, before opening the door.†   (source)
  • I'm sure that all I know is that she arrived in the morning and died in the evening without further parley.†   (source)
  • Miloradovich, who said he did not want to know anything about the commissariat affairs of his detachment, and could never be found when he was wanted—that chevalier sans peur et sans reproche * as he styled himself—who was fond of parleys with the French, sent envoys demanding their surrender, wasted time, and did not do what he was ordered to do.†   (source)
  • Before he could shut the door, however, the doctor had passed into the parlour, without a word of parley.†   (source)
  • Will suspected that the man had been drinking and was considering how to shake him off when Raffles said— "I've been abroad myself, Mr. Ladislaw—I've seen the world—used to parley-vous a little.†   (source)
  • Whenever the government of a State has occasion to address an individual or an assembly of individuals, its language is clear and imperative; and such is also the tone of the Federal Government in its intercourse with individuals, but no sooner has it anything to do with a State than it begins to parley, to explain its motives and to justify its conduct, to argue, to advise, and, in short, anything but to command.†   (source)
  • They went in, without further parley.†   (source)
  • She hardly knew yet what Mr. Knightley would ask; but a very short parley with her own heart produced the most solemn resolution of never quitting her father.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Dollop became more and more convinced by her own asseveration, that Dr. Lydgate meant to let the people die in the Hospital, if not to poison them, for the sake of cutting them up without saying by your leave or with your leave; for it was a known "fac" that he had wanted to cut up Mrs. Goby, as respectable a woman as any in Parley Street, who had money in trust before her marriage—a poor tale for a doctor, who if he was good for anything should know what was the matter with you before you died, and not want to pry into your inside after you were gone.†   (source)
  • 'I have not the inclination to parley,' said Mr. Brownlow, 'and, as I advocate the dearest interests of others, I have not the right.'†   (source)
  • There was an exchange of bugle blasts; then a parley from the walls, where men-at-arms, in hauberk and morion, marched back and forth with halberd at shoulder under flapping banners with the rude figure of a dragon displayed upon them; and then the great gates were flung open, the drawbridge was lowered, and the head of the cavalcade swept forward under the frowning arches; and we, following, soo†   (source)
  • "I want to be off—now—to-night," Dobbin continued; and the Colonel getting up, came out to parley with him.†   (source)
  • But the appearance of June, bearing a white flag, and accompanied by the French officer and Muir, stayed the hands of all, and was the forerunner of another parley.†   (source)
  • Mabel now began to parley more resolutely with Muir, for her uncle seemed disposed to quiet his conscience by holding his tongue, and she plainly intimated that it was not her intention to yield the building.†   (source)
  • When the besiegers from their parleying ground , heard sounds of cattle in stampede, they mounted behind mettlesome teams, following the sound, and came up quickly.†   (source)
  • No chance, now, for charms from oak or stone in parley with him—charms a girl and boy might use when they enchant each other talking!†   (source)
  • They stand, and would have parley.   (source)
    parley = negotiation or discussion
  • Make no parley—stop for no expostulation,
    Mind not the timid—mind not the weeper or prayer,
    Mind not the old man beseeching the young man,
    Let not the child's voice be heard, nor the mother's entreaties,
    Make even the trestles to shake the dead where they lie awaiting the
    So strong you thump O terrible drums—so loud you bugles blow.†   (source)
  • Here ensued a parley, which, as I do not think myself obliged to relate it, I shall omit.†   (source)
  • Well, by my will we shall admit no parley.†   (source)
  • Indeed, because you are a banish'd man, Therefore, above the rest, we parley to you.†   (source)
  • methinks it sounds a parley to provocation.†   (source)
  • What's the business,
    That such a hideous trumpet calls to parley
    The sleepers of the house?†   (source)
  • not to seek and entertain a parley With a known knave, before a multitude!†   (source)
  • Now, madam, summon up your dearest spirits: Consider who the king your father sends, To whom he sends, and what's his embassy: Yourself, held precious in the world's esteem, To parley with the sole inheritor Of all perfections that a man may owe, Matchless Navarre; the plea of no less weight Than Aquitaine, a dowry for a queen.†   (source)
  • I knew there was no marrying without entirely concealing that I had had a child, for he would soon have discovered by the age of it that it was born, nay, and gotten too, since my parley with him, and that would have destroyed all the affair.†   (source)
  • Hereupon I advanced with, my whole army: and, it being dark, I ordered the man we had surprised in the boat, to call them by their names, and to parley with them.†   (source)
  • I do degenerate, and abuse my nation, To play with opportunity thus long; I should have done the act, and then have parley'd.†   (source)
  • I understand thy looks: that pretty Welsh Which thou pour'st down from these swelling heavens I am too perfect in; and, but for shame, In such a parley should I answer thee.†   (source)
  • Parley with them.†   (source)
  • From this time Be something scanter of your maiden presence; Set your entreatments at a higher rate Than a command to parley.†   (source)
  • Their purpose is to parley, court, and dance; And every one his love-feat will advance Unto his several mistress; which they'll know By favours several which they did bestow.†   (source)
  • [The Trumpet sounds a parley.†   (source)
  • We again called to parley with them; but, instead of an answer, one of the boats came close under our stern; whereupon our gunner let fly his two chase guns, but missing, the men in the boat shouted, and, waving their caps, came on with greater fury.†   (source)
  • Then he began to parley with me, said he would make me any reasonable satisfaction, and would fain have had me tell him what it was I expected.†   (source)
  • In short, no sooner had the amorous parley ended and the lady had unmasked the royal battery, by carelessly letting her handkerchief drop from her neck, than the heart of Mr Jones was entirely taken, and the fair conqueror enjoyed the usual fruits of her victory.†   (source)
  • That traitor who sees only with one eye, and holds the city from sight of which one who is here with me would fain have fasted,[3] will make them come to parley with him; then will act so that against the wind of Focara[4] they will not need or vow or prayer.†   (source)
  • This brought them to a parley, in which they agreed to take their wounded man and begone; but they were in the wrong that they did not disarm them when they had the power, and then make their complaint to me and my Spaniards for justice, which might have prevented their farther designs against them.†   (source)
  • Parley with them.†   (source)
  • A parley now was set on foot between the parties; during which the artful fair so slily and imperceptibly carried on her attack, that she had almost subdued the heart of our heroe before she again repaired to acts of hostility.†   (source)
  • The boats followed us, with all the sail they could make, and we could perceive the two foremost were English, which out-sailed the rest by two leagues, and which we found would come up with us: hereupon, we fired a gun without a ball, intimating that they should bring to, and we put out a flag of truce, as a signal for parley; but finding them crowding after us, till they came within shot, we took in our white, and hanging out the red flap, immediately fired at them with ball: we then called to them with a speaking trumpet, bidding them at their peril keep off.†   (source)
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