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  • v. Present participle of commune.

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Examples

  • Such questions as the disciples put to Christ, we should put to ourselves, in communing with our own hearts upon our beds; Why were we so dull and careless at such a time?

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • One good means of preventing sin, and preserving a holy awe, is to be frequent and serious in communing with our own hearts: "Talk with your hearts; you have a great deal to say to them; they may be spoken with at any time; let it not be unsaid."

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • In the end, we had to move campsites - the racket from their generator and their powerboats made a mockery of the idea of communing with nature.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • For now we will explain how the biblical message charmingly speaks of this kind of communing with the Lord.

    Biblical Prayer Themes, Part IV

  • And when I see a whole silent, solemn drawing-room full of idiots sitting with their hands on each other's foreheads "communing"

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • And when I see a whole silent, solemn drawing-room full of idiots sitting with their hands on each other's foreheads "communing," I tug the white hairs from my head and curse till my asthma brings me the blessed relief of suffocation.

    Complete Letters of Mark Twain

  • And the happiness of taking communion, or "communing" as Agrafena

    War and Peace

  • Three things: 1) Treaadwell was an annoying, self-important, mentally unstable person who had no business holding a camera, much less "communing" with nature the way he did. 2) Who was he protecting the bears from?

    A Grizzly Death: I review the documentary film "Grizzly Man"

  • Practice becomes an expression of a love of nature ” usually by "communing" with it.

    Pantheism

  • But beneath that is an older tale of Rooster as a uniquely English forest outlaw, seeking solace in the mysticism of the Green Wood and communing with the few ley-lines that have not sunk beneath the suburbs.

    Mark Rylance on tattoos, critics and being crowned king of Broadway

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