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  • It was ascertained that the reference was to Mr Cornelius Kelleher, manager of Messrs H. J. O’Neill’s popular funeral establishment, a personal friend of the defunct, who had been responsible for the carrying out of the interment arrangements.
  • A gift to his guest of one of the four lady’s handkerchiefs, if and when ascertained to be in a presentable condition.
  • What he wanted to ascertain was why that ship ran bang against the only rock in Galway bay when the Galway harbour scheme was mooted by a Mr Worthington or some name like that, eh?
  • An article of headgear since ascertained to belong to the much respected clerk of the crown and peace Mr George Fottrell and a silk umbrella with gold handle with the engraved initials, crest, coat of arms and house number of the erudite and worshipful chairman of quarter sessions sir Frederick Falkiner, recorder of Dublin, have been discovered by search parties in remote parts of the island respectively, the former on the third basaltic ridge of the giant’s causeway, the latter…

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  • A committee was formed to ascertain the level of public support for a new bike path.
  • The slaveholders have been known to send in spies among their slaves, to ascertain their views and feelings in regard to their condition.
    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

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