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convey
used in The Mill on the Floss

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convey her thoughts
Definition
communicate or express
  • The impression on his mind that it was but yesterday when he received the letter from Mr. Gore was so continually implied in his talk, and the attempts to convey to him the idea that many weeks had passed and much had happened since then had been so soon swept away by recurrent forgetfulness, that even Mr. Turnbull had begun to despair of preparing him to meet the facts by previous knowledge.
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- Daylight on the Wreck (4% in)

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  • On the very first hint of gossip concerning Maggie and Dr. Kenn, the report was conveyed in Miss Guest's letter to her brother.
    7.4 -- Book 7 Chapter 4 -- Maggie and Lucy (59% in)
  • He had wound a red handkerchief round his cloth cap to give it the air of a turban, and his red comforter across his breast as a scarf,—an amount of red which, with the tremendous frown on his brow, and the decision with which he grasped the sword, as he held it with its point resting on the ground, would suffice to convey an approximate idea of his fierce and bloodthirsty disposition.
    2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- Maggie's Second Visit (74% in)

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