Strickland was not a conversationalist
, and he had no gift for putting what he had to say in the striking phrase that the listener remembers.
She is a sweet old thing; but she never says anything but good of anybody and so she is a very uninteresting conversationalist
He was a brilliant conversationalist
, as was to be expected from a successful diplomatist, even under unstimulating conditions.
He's a mighty good listener, and has forgot more'n any MacAllister of them all ever knew, but he isn't much of a conversationalist
. You're young and I'm old, but our souls are about the same age, I reckon.
During his last ten years he was a member of Parliament; but though he was a delightful conversationalist
in a small group of friends, he was unable to speak in public.
John, of course, good fellow though he is, could hardly be called a brilliant conversationalist
My best friend would be there, as would my youngest son, a great conversationalist
. Lorraine Anderson, Edinburgh My late parents, along with David Bowie, Laurel & Hardy, Gene Wilder, James Stewart and Nelson Mandela.
He was a great conversationalist
, and loved to engage in discussions on art, culture and society.
A witty conversationalist
with a kind and gentle soul, he was happiest when composing, rehearsing and performing.
His joyous first album, recorded in front of a live audience for that authentic smoky jazz club vibe, sees Goldblum show off his hard-earned skills as a jazz pianist - and comedic conversationalist
- while backed by his orchestra and Grammynominated trumpeter Till Bronner.
by Carolann PhilipsA good conversationalist
speaks less and listens more.
And the man who talks the most about Mickey is his manager, Casey Stengel, who has been a nonstop conversationalist
ever since that day in 1910 when he started to play and manage his way to the top of the big leagues.