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This brings up a confabulation regarding the certain fair young person; when Noddy he gives it as his opinion that she is a deary creetur.
In that cafe with our heads close together over a marble table, Dominic and I held an earnest and endless confabulation while Madame Leonore, rustling a black silk skirt, with gold earrings, with her raven hair elaborately dressed and something nonchalant in her movements, would take occasion, in passing to and fro, to rest her hand for a moment on Dominic's shoulder.
It's only a word or two"- and after a whispered confabulation of no more than a minute, reconduct him to the door and shake hands ceremoniously.
It occurred to me that if old "Bless my soul--you don't say so" were to put his head up the companion and catch sight of us, he would think he was seeing double, or imagine himself come upon a scene of weird witchcraft; the strange captain having a quiet confabulation by the wheel with his own gray ghost.
Whatever the benefits political parties envisaged out of this chaos, the judges should have avoided confabulations with political leaders.
Even if we can set aside the President's rough language, his sexism, or his hostility toward critics (a very big if), there is one aspect to his presidency that bodes ill for our democratic project: It is his confabulations - thinking that the Philippines is in danger of being ejected from the United Nations, rejecting aid from the United Kingdom that wasn't even offered, asserting that the Marawi conflict started from a drug bust, and so on.
He repeatedly urged the Aga Khan (1877-1957), who led the Muslim delegation to the Round Table Conference (1930-1932) and Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948) to get the Sindh separation issue settled favourably during the London confabulations.
Bardhan's moment of glory came when Congress began confabulations with outside supporters Left for a consensus on the Presidential candidate.
Earlier, before Bihar went to the ballot confabulations had remained hot between West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, AAP supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, NCP leadership, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav of UP and the JD ( U) to cobble together what Banerjee had called a non- BJP and non- Left " federal front".
There are media confabulations about the Daesh presence in Bangladesh.
New Delhi/Jammu: India and Pakistan were on Monday back to sparring over Kashmiri separatist Hurriyat leaders' confabulations with Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, with New Delhi making it clear that there was no role for a third party.
The tribal elders jirga of North Waziristan that held confabulations with the top political and military leadership in Peshawar was reportedly told by its interlocutors to rid the agency of militants, both local and aliens, and restore peace to the area within 15 days.