1 I inquired after their brother, of course.
2 She inquired after his sister, but could do no more.
3 He was then, he said, on his way to Longbourn on purpose to inquire after her.
4 So he inquired who she was, and got introduced, and asked her for the two next.
5 As to his real character, had information been in her power, she had never felt a wish of inquiring.
6 She longed to inquire of the housekeeper whether her master was really absent, but had not the courage for it.
7 At length, however, his civility was so far awakened as to inquire of Elizabeth after the health of her family.
8 The officer was the very Mr. Denny concerning whose return from London Lydia came to inquire, and he bowed as they passed.
9 She then proceeded to inquire into the measures which her father had intended to pursue, while in town, for the recovery of his daughter.
10 He inquired in a friendly, though general way, after her family, and looked and spoke with the same good-humoured ease that he had ever done.
11 After breakfast, the girls walked to Meryton to inquire if Mr. Wickham were returned, and to lament over his absence from the Netherfield ball.
12 He inquired how far Netherfield was from Meryton; and, after receiving her answer, asked in a hesitating manner how long Mr. Darcy had been staying there.
13 She retreated from the window, fearful of being seen; and as she walked up and down the room, endeavouring to compose herself, saw such looks of inquiring surprise in her uncle and aunt as made everything worse.
14 The bride and her mother could neither of them talk fast enough; and Wickham, who happened to sit near Elizabeth, began inquiring after his acquaintance in that neighbourhood, with a good humoured ease which she felt very unable to equal in her replies.
15 While settling this point, she was suddenly roused by the sound of the door-bell, and her spirits were a little fluttered by the idea of its being Colonel Fitzwilliam himself, who had once before called late in the evening, and might now come to inquire particularly after her.
16 She inquired into Charlotte's domestic concerns familiarly and minutely, gave her a great deal of advice as to the management of them all; told her how everything ought to be regulated in so small a family as hers, and instructed her as to the care of her cows and her poultry.
17 The very last evening was spent there; and her ladyship again inquired minutely into the particulars of their journey, gave them directions as to the best method of packing, and was so urgent on the necessity of placing gowns in the only right way, that Maria thought herself obliged, on her return, to undo all the work of the morning, and pack her trunk afresh.
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