conversation (n.) Old form(s): conuersation, conuersations
way of life, behaviour, manners, conduct
2H4 V.v.103[Prince John to Lord Chief Justice, of Prince Henry's old followers] all are banished till their conversations / Appear more wise and modest to the world
AC II.vi.121[Enobarbus to Menas] Octavia is of a holy, cold, and still conversation
MW II.i.23[Mistress Page alone, of Falstaff's letter] What an unweighed behaviour hath this Flemish drunkard picked ... out of my conversation, that he dares in this manner assay me?
Per Chorus.II.9[Gower alone, probably of Pericles] I'll show you ... / The good in conversation
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