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But we shall now leave them a little, and enquire after the subject of their conversation.

But how this might be it is not at present necessary for us to enquire.

Right;—and enquire for Mr. Frankton, and tell him who it is from.

And now let us enquire, what is the faculty in man which answers to imitation.

And should we not enquire what sort of knowledge has the power of effecting such a change?

We are often told that we should enquire into all things before we accept them;—with what limitations is this true?

And next, shall we enquire whether the kindred science also concerns us?

Suppose now that by the light of the examples just offered we enquire who this imitator is?

And therefore I have now to enquire into the qualities of a thing of which I do not as yet know the nature.

But how, asks Meno, can he enquire either into what he knows or into what he does not know?

WORD ORIGIN

see inquire. An alternative form mainly used in sense of "to ask a question." Related: enquired; enquiring.

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