1 His name, he replied, was Willoughby, and his present home was at Allenham, from whence he hoped she would allow him the honour of calling tomorrow to enquire after Miss Dashwood.
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2 Before this she had sent her maid to enquire if she might see Mrs. Dorset; but the reply came back that the latter was tired, and trying to sleep.
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3 And now, my kind leech, let me enquire of the news abroad.
4 The souls throng round him to right and left; nor is one look enough; lingering delighted, they pace by his side and enquire wherefore he is come.
5 It was at this point that I asked Gregson whether he had enquired in his telegram to Cleveland as to any particular point in Mr. Drebber's former career.
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6 The old man came in haste, and enquired anxiously after the state of his health.
7 All now looked around and enquired for Ivanhoe, but he had vanished.
8 Anne said what was proper, and enquired after her husband.
9 He had enquired after her, she found, particularly; had expressed his hope of Miss Elliot's not being the worse for her exertions, and had spoken of those exertions as great.
10 Anne enquired after Captain Benwick, Mary's face was clouded directly.
11 I tried to calm Ernest; I enquired more minutely concerning my father, and here I named my cousin.
12 As soon as they left the dining-room, Elinor enquired of her about it; and great was her surprise when she found that every circumstance related by Mrs. Jennings was perfectly true.
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13 The first-cabin passengers, who made up a purse for the woman, took an embarrassing interest in Otto, and often enquired of him about his charge.
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14 Before turning to those moral and mental aspects of the matter which present the greatest difficulties, let the enquirer begin by mastering more elementary problems.
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15 Yet it would be enquiring too curiously to ask, whether the recollection of Rebecca's beauty and magnanimity did not recur to his mind more frequently than the fair descendant of Alfred might altogether have approved.