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inquire
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • "Wherefore dost thou desire it?" inquired Hester, shrinking, she hardly knew why, from this secret bond.
  • But now, should you go thither to seek him, you would inquire in vain for the Locofoco Surveyor.
  • "Why dost thou smile so at me?" inquired Hester, troubled at the expression of his eyes.
  • Methinks, gentlemen, we need inquire no further.
  • "Is the worshipful Governor Bellingham within?" inquired Hester.
  • "You inquired of me, a little time agone," said he, at length, "my judgment as touching your health."
  • "Wilt thou stand here with mother and me, to-morrow noontide?" inquired Pearl.
  • "What does this sad little brook say, mother?" inquired she.
  • "And will he always keep his hand over his heart?" inquired Pearl.
  • The minister had inquired of Hester, with no little interest, the precise time at which the vessel might be expected to depart.
  • "What mean you?" inquired Hester, startled more than she permitted to appear.

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  • Students should contact our office to inquire about scholarship opportunities.
  • I am here to inquire about the job.

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