The ability to master other languages (which would have hugely enhanced the scope of these answers). Fully conscious, and either fighting or reciting (or fooling around). The way in which it makes former admirers search for neutral words.
Different languages, the same thoughts; servant to thoughts and their masters.
Since there is no real silence, Silence will contain all the sounds, All the words, all the languages, All knowledge, all memory.
Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifique at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame, the shifty hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to speak French.
With languages, you are at home anywhere.
Each letter of the alphabet is a steadfast loyal soldier in a great army of words, sentences, paragraphs, and stories. One letter falls, and the entire language falters.
The conquest of learning is achieved through the knowledge of languages.
People know two languages: their native language and gibberish.