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?
All his smiles and flow of small-talk had suddenly deserted him.
George had met her once in the way of small-talk at her father's house.
I can't accustom myself to small-talk—I can't even listen to it patiently.
Fortunately too, when the interval came, she was full of small-talk.
Small-talk was forgotten, heads were craned forward, and all eyes were fixed upon the players.