1 "Well, I am a questionable gift," she said quietly.
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2 And yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory.
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3 I have always felt that there was something singular and questionable in this man's character, but the adventure of last night brings all my suspicions to a head.
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4 Frank had hoped she was only teasing or playing a joke on him, a joke of questionable taste, but he soon found she meant what she said.
5 Whether this whale belonged to the pod in advance, seemed questionable; for it is not customary for such venerable leviathans to be at all social.
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6 So far as institution and formation with relation to man are concerned, monasteries, which were good in the tenth century, questionable in the fifteenth, are detestable in the nineteenth.
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7 In the cloister, what is called the "government" is only an intermeddling with authority, an interference which is always questionable.
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8 He did not want to do without the painter's help, that was what he had decided, and this help did not seem in any way less questionable than that of the lawyer.
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9 Coming as the control did from without, perfect men and methods would have bettered all things; and even with imperfect agents and questionable methods, the work accomplished was not undeserving of commendation.
10 Ethan sat speechless, not pretending to eat, but Mattie nibbled valiantly at her food and asked Zeena one or two questions about her visit to Bettsbridge.
11 She teased him and favored him and asked him questions and answered them herself, so that he appeared very clever without having to say a word.
12 As they progressed down the street, through the sucking mud, Scarlett bubbled over with questions and Peter answered them, pointing here and there with his whip, proud to display his knowledge.
13 The ladies always felt a little odd when they besieged him with questions about styles, but they did it nevertheless.
14 It was the same at supper where they all plied him with questions about the war.
15 It seemed to Scarlett that he was talking fervishly to keep them from asking questions he did not want to answer.