In one of peter parley's valuable historical works is a description of an earthquake at Lisbon.
None of which works were by Goodrich, the real “peter parley.”
peter parley cannot remember all the details, for besides these, there are many other precious stones in the crown.
Donkey races, too, lent their attractions, and altogether such a scene of gaiety peter parley never witnessed.
Now we know of no works so well calculated to mould the head and heart aright as those of "peter parley."
peter parley was told that there were no fewer than sixty thousand lamps employed in the devices!
No writer of the present day invests the themes of which he treats with livelier interest than the well-known peter parley.
peter parley afterwards saw a curious anecdote in the newspapers connected with this accident.
George Mogridge wrote several tales under the name of peter parley.
Grandfather, I wouldn't have anything to do with that man; he ain't peter parley.
"conference, speech," especially with an enemy, mid-15c., from Middle French parlée, from fem. past participle of Old French parler "to speak" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *paraulare, from Late Latin parabolare "to speak (in parables)," from parabola "speech, discourse," from Latin parabola "comparison" (see parable).
late 14c., "to speak, talk, confer," probably a separate borrowing of Old French parler "to speak" (see parley (n.)). Related: Parleyed; parleying. Meaning "to discuss terms" is 1560s, from the noun.