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I believe they would have procured his dismissal if the Department had not sent you over to inquire into it, and if you had not been so kindly disposed and helpful to him.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
Far from hushing the thing up, I have brought a gentleman down from London to inquire more deeply into it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When Anna returned with the album, he was already gone, and Stepan Arkadyevitch was telling them that he had called to inquire about the dinner they were giving next day to a celebrity who had just arrived.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The officer who had been sent to inquire met Denisov on the way with the news that Dolokhov was soon coming and that all was well with him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They deputed two of their principal people with all expedition to inquire into the truth of the matter; these executed their commission like men of sense, and soon returned with good news.
Neither did I like to say, that I hoped he had not been too communicative to Uriah; or to inquire if they had talked much about me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I therefore told him my small story, and laid stress on my being forbidden to inquire who my benefactor was.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Some few stopped to gaze at Oliver for a moment or two, or turned round to stare at him as they hurried by; but none relieved him, or troubled themselves to inquire how he came there.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In other words, the ladies proceeded to indulge in a conversation on the subject of dress; and only after this had lasted for a considerable while did the visitor let fall a remark which led her entertainer to inquire:.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
But this displeasing the senate, and the matter appearing to them grave and dangerous, they appointed a dictator to inquire into it, and to restrain the attacks of Manlius.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I smiled to myself, and, in my psychological way began lazily to inquire into the elements of this illusion, occasionally, even as I did so, dropping back into a comfortable morning doze.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context