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"Is there anyone else she wants to see?" asked Dirk, in a voice so low it was almost a whisper.
While the majordomo was making this speech Sancho was gazing at several large letters inscribed on the wall opposite his seat, and as he could not read he asked what that was that was painted on the wall.
"Don't ask for a minute or two," the Inspector interrupted.
You are a philosopher, Thrasymachus, I replied, and well know that if you ask a person what numbers make up twelve, taking care to prohibit him whom you ask from answering twice six, or three times four, or six times two, or four times three,
Hummel told him she was poor, and had tried to cure baby herself, but now it was too late, and she could only ask him to help the others and trust to charity for his pay.
However, I shall ask my friend, who is in business here, about this Val Jacinto, and if I find him all right we may engage him "
"I don't ask you what you owe, because you don't know; and if you did know, you wouldn't tell me; you would say less.
de Treville, or whether he should only ask him to give him CARTE BLANCHE for some secret affair.
"I swear to you, you shall receive the consolation that you ask. Only tell us where we shall find a house at which we can demand aid and a village from which we can fetch a priest."
"Really?" asked the woman, brightening and wiping her eyes upon her apron.
"May I ask who it is who has turned up so unexpectedly?" Aynesworth inquired.
I want to ask you a question; and I may have a favor to beg when you have answered me."