He answered my e-mail with the same intelligence and willingness for discourse that I remember from his classroom years ago.
The left needs to do two things if it wants to have an impact: give itself time, and change the discourse.
They want to set the tone and determine the discourse and, much more importantly, have their hands on the levers.
In the current discourse, these men and women have been reduced to the level of an abstraction—they are “illegals,” or “aliens.”
It furthermore suggests a litmus test for true Judaism that has no place in our community, or our discourse.
I could not follow his discourse well, and was very much fatigued by my days walk.
Making notes of them for ourselves we discourse of them to others.
A very feeling individual application of the subject to the congregation concluded the discourse.
The object of his discourse was a panegyric of himself and a satire on all other conjurors.
Meanwhile, with Ninetta, I discourse sweet nothings in my choicest idiom which has grown rather rusty in England.
late 14c., "process of understanding, reasoning, thought," from French discours, from Latin discursus "a running about," in Late Latin "conversation," from past participle stem of discurrere "run about," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "formal speech or writing" is first recorded 1580s.
1540s, from discourse (n.). Related: Discoursed; discoursing.