enquiry


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I do not know why I made my enquiry as casual as possible.
The answer which is given by Plato is paradoxical enough, and seems rather intended to stimulate than to satisfy enquiry.
Now, upon the most diligent enquiry into the former lives of these two brothers, I find, besides the cursed and hellish maxim of policy above mentioned, another reason for the captain's conduct: the captain, besides what we have before said of him, was a man of great pride and fierceness, and had always treated his brother, who was of a different complexion, and greatly deficient in both these qualities, with the utmost air of superiority.
Make every enquiry in your neighbourhood for an American, John P.