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Definitionthe act of asking a question or performing an investigation
- It is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at bottom.Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (39% in)
- When they found voice to speak, it was at first only to utter remarks and inquiries such as any two acquaintances might have made, about the gloomy sky, the threatening storm, and, next, the health of each.Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (14% in)
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