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"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
I ask for half a dozen projectors or so in every school, and for a well-stocked storehouse of films.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I would ask you to imagine it translated into every language, a common material of understanding throughout all the world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The moment was an awkward one, and Cynthia wished madly that she had not been prompted to ask that unfortunate question.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Father Gaspara was about to ask another question, when Ramona appeared in the doorway, flushed with running.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
When Captain d'Aubran was announced to him, he bade them ask him to come again in an hour's time.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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