the sort they could both understand

Puzzle looked and felt a good deal better this morning. Jewel, being a Unicorn and therefore one of the noblest and delicatest of beasts, had been very kind to him, talking to him about things of the sort they could both understand like grass and sugar and the care of one’s hoofs.

From The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis in chapter 7, “Mainly About Dwarfs.”

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