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I heard Davie the other day asking her why she had two meal-tubs: perhaps that has something to do with it.

Or ought she to brace herself to the terrible task of asking her to go?

The BenefactressElizabeth Beauchamp

And, when he took her at her royal flood-tide, the words of asking and answering mattered little.

Hope MillsAmanda M. Douglas

And is that asking much, when you understand that it will pay?'

Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens

Maud came this morning, and told me that Mrs Betterton had been asking her about it.

New Grub StreetGeorge Gissing

The man replied in the negative, and she then inquired for Sir Philip, asking to see him.

It seemed to vaguely annoy him, as if someone were asking too presuming questions.

The CruxCharlotte Perkins Gilman

And he sent a squire to them, asking them if they would joust, or else lose their lady.

And would there be any indiscretion in asking you the meaning of the signals?

The Buccaneer ChiefGustave Aimard

In tents and in houses there was the same longing and the same distress; all were asking one another what was delaying Hamilcar.

SalammboGustave Flaubert

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