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And ain't it natural and right for a cat and a cow to talk different from US?
Well, then, why ain't it natural and right for a FRENCHMAN to talk different from us?
Well, den, she ain't got no business to talk like either one er the yuther of 'em.
As soon as they found that he could talk their language, they told him where the pain was and how they felt, and of course it was easy for him to cure them.
And the birds who flew to other countries in the winter told the animals in foreign lands of the wonderful doctor of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh, who could understand their talk and help them in their troubles.
After all, Rachel," she broke off, "it's silly to pretend that because there's twenty years' difference between us we therefore can't talk to each other like human beings.
That fact, together with other facts, had been made clear by their twenty minutes' talk, although how they had come to these conclusions they could not have said.
Please don't talk to me about the opera; you know nothing about music.
If our husbands didn't talk to us, we should see the facts as they are.
Apparently he was not disappointed, for he presently said, "I know what I'll do: I'll talk it over wi' Riley; he's coming to-morrow, t' arbitrate about the dam.
And we shall have time to talk it over to-morrow night when the business is done.
6 : to pass on information other than by speaking <Can you talk with your hands?