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With all my heart," said the tailor; and drawing his hand from under his cloak he showed five caps stuck upon the five fingers of it, and said, "there are the caps this good man asks for; and by God and upon my conscience I haven't a scrap of cloth left, and I'll let the work be examined by the inspectors of the trade.
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,
Amy protested that she would not go, and Meg left her in despair to ask Hannah what should be done.
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.
May I ask who it is who has turned up so unexpectedly?
I want to ask you a question; and I may have a favor to beg when you have answered me.
I am going to the Great Oz to ask him to give me some," remarked the Scarecrow, "for my head is stuffed with straw.
Then ask him, to begin with," resumed the Scarecrow, turning to Jellia, "what brought him to the Emerald City"