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Then would come a parley, after which he and Korak would be accepted into membership by the community.
Through the crevices in the granite he had seen the two young peasants talking with the carbineers, and guessed the subject of their parley.
But, as Endicott glanced right and left along the front, he discovered a personage at some little distance with whom it behooved him to hold a parley.
At sight of this, Pierre Dorion eagerly cried out to the party not to fire, as this movement was a peaceful signal, and an invitation to a parley.
The enemy is still outside the walls, so we must try to gain time by engaging them in parley.
There was a long parley during which I could see that I was often the subject of their discourse.
As to Count Tilly, who was as prudent as he was firm, he began to parley with the burghers, under the protection of the cocked pistols of his dragoons, explaining to the valiant townsmen, that his order from the States commanded him to guard the prison and its approaches with three companies.
It does not accord with mine honor, nor shall it ever be said that I, a knight of England, was ready to hold parley with men who have slain a fair lady and a holy priest.
Here ensued a parley, which, as I do not think myself obliged to relate it, I shall omit.
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.
After a parley in the hall, someone came upstairs, and Vronsky's steps could be heard passing the drawing room.
We came upon them, indeed, in the dark, so that they could not see our number; and I made the man they had left in the boat, who was now one of us, to call them by name, to try if I could bring them to a parley, and so perhaps might reduce them to terms; which fell out just as we desired: for indeed it was easy to think, as their condition then was, they would be very willing to capitulate.