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The abominable and shameful peace had been signed, the wretched Commune crushed.

The war of 1870, the Commune, were but three years behind them.

"The candle-sticks were looted during the Commune," he began hurriedly.

If a peasant of Marosfalva had it it would do good to the commune.

When from the ‘commune of air,’ from ‘the exquisite fabric of Silence,’

The same reasons that held them from affairs of the state held them from affairs of the commune.

After leaving the prison, he was presently arrested and expelled the commune.

They had, however, a golden and unique opportunity during the Commune.

Quin soon found it much more interesting to commune with himself.

Man, semi-civilised or modern, ever strives to commune with a God, an unseen Being.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "have dealings with," from Old French comuner "to make common, share" (10c., Modern French communier), from comun (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to talk intimately" is late 14c. Related: Communed; communing.

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