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At first, Sir Nathaniel seemed disposed to ask questions, but shortly gave this up when he recognised that the narration was concise and self-explanatory.
He has been only an hour in the house, and I have not been able to learn particulars, for he is so very low that I have not the heart to ask questions, but I hope we shall soon know all.
I have not come here, madam, to ask questions about your son," I answered.
Presently Phebe seemed to think it was her turn to ask questions, and said, wistfully
When they took me away from Russia, I remember I passed through many German towns and looked out of the windows, but did not trouble so much as to ask questions about them.
The doctor, a very young man, began to ask questions about Helen.
But he knew that by the etiquette of the race course it was not merely impossible for him to see the horse, but improper even to ask questions about him.
They hardly gave one another time to ask questions and give replies concerning a thousand little matters which could not interest anyone but themselves.
Old Deane puts us through double-quick, and don't give a fellow time to ask questions when we read.
And I--I want to ask questions," said Rachel with such earnestness that Mrs.
Oh,' said she, in her playful way, 'you said that you were only my banker, and bankers never ask questions, you know.
No more do I ask questions, so I get the dogs ready and we start.