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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Self-communion.

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Examples

  • With that I took my glass thoughtfully, for it was wondrous good; and Uncle Ben was pleased to see me dwelling pleasantly on the subject with parenthesis, and self-commune, and oral judgment unpronounced, though smacking of fine decision.

    Lorna Doone

  • His self-commune had taught him the need of a perfect control of every faculty.

    The Midnight Passenger : a novel

  • Finding her self-commune less cheering than she anticipated, she turned her steps homeward, and entered the house through the window of the drawing-room which opened on a rustic veranda.

    A Crooked Path A Novel

  • Uncle Ben was pleased to see me dwelling pleasantly on the subject with parenthesis, and self-commune, and oral judgment unpronounced, though smacking of fine decision.

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

  • So occupied was he in this self-commune that when he stopped at length at one of the small doors in the small street and lifted his hand to the knocker, he started to see that Wayfarer the Second was by his side.

    What Will He Do with It? — Complete

  • Left alone, she rested her face on, her hand, her lips moving as if in self-commune.

    What Will He Do with It? — Complete

  • Read these pages in disdain of self-commune, -- they shall revolt thee, not instruct; read them, looking steadfastly within, -- and how humble soever the art of the narrator, the facts he narrates, like all history, shall teach by example.

    Lucretia — Complete

  • And this is almost the master-work of the tale-teller, -- that is, if the soliloquy be really in words, what self-commune is in the dim and tangled recesses of the human heart!

    Lucretia — Complete

  • Varney's self-commune restored to him his constitutional audacity.

    Lucretia — Complete

  • In the same chamber were two other ladies; the one was pacing the floor with slow but uneven steps, with lips moving from time to time, as if in self-commune, with the brow contracted slightly: her form and face took also the character of revery, but not of repose.

    The Last of the Barons — Complete

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