A crisis was expected—but Lady Harriet's small-talk did not suffer.
All this small-talk almost vexed me more than the content it gave.
Letitia tried to include me in the small-talk, but she did not succeed.
But I was still "Sir" to him and he hardly "Chummy" to me, and our small-talk was quite small.
Does she turn you if you have failed to learn your small-talk correctly?