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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Converse
 
Studious let me sit,
And hold high converse with the mighty dead.
        Thomson.—Winter, Line 431.
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In days of yore when time was young,
When birds convers’d as well as sung,
When use of speech was not confin’d
Merely to brutes of human kind.
        Lloyd.—Hare and Tortoise.
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With thee conversing I forget the way.
        Gay.—Trivia, Book II. Line 480.
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With thee conversing I forget all time.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 639.
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While we converse with her, we mark
No want of day, nor think it dark.
        Waller.—The Night Piece.
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