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But the voice from behind the door was not a servant's, nor did it convey the intelligence we all awaited.

We can convey the intelligence of your mischance to her: the porter will befriend you.

Mr Pancks answered, with an unction which there is no language to convey, 'We rather think so.'

It is there not so much to convey a meaning as to wake a meaning.

When I have no events to relate, still I must write to convey to you my sentiments.

It is useless to attempt to convey the impression of my misery.

My blood was in a cold boil—if the phrase can convey an idea.

But with what truthful yet reticent words can I convey the facts of Charley's case?

Candidly, he was attempting to convey the impression that I had taken a drop too much.

But the visitor could not convey celestial realities to terrene minds.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to go along with;" late 14c., "to carry, transport;" from Anglo-French conveier, from Old French convoier "to escort" (Modern French convoyer), from Vulgar Latin *conviare "to accompany on the way," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + via "way, road" (see via). It was a euphemism for "steal" 15c.-17c., which helped broaden its meaning. Related: Conveyed; conveying.

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