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inquiry
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Excuse me, I fancied so from your inquiry.
  • How I ran about making inquiries for you!
  • I went to the house, and began to make careful inquiries without saying a word to anyone.
  • Then followed an inquiry about breakfast and an invitation to have it with them; they had waited to have it with him.
  • You spoke of formality just now, apropos of the inquiry, you know.
  • But as for my duties here, inquiries and all such formalities…. you mentioned inquiries yourself just now….
  • But as for my duties here, inquiries and all such formalities…. you mentioned inquiries yourself just now….
  • I was vexed and I lost my sleep, and I began making inquiries.
  • There was a note of slyness in this inquiry.
  • In any case, it would have been difficult to find out beforehand and with certainty, with greater exactness and less risk, and without dangerous inquiries and investigations, that next day at a certain time an old woman, on whose life an attempt was contemplated, would be at home and entirely alone.
  • All was regular and in order; the medical inquiry diagnosed apoplexy due to bathing immediately after a heavy dinner and a bottle of wine, and indeed it could have proved nothing else.
  • "Porfiry Petrovitch," he began resolutely, though with considerable irritation, "yesterday you expressed a desire that I should come to you for some inquiries" (he laid special stress on the word "inquiries").
  • "Porfiry Petrovitch," he began resolutely, though with considerable irritation, "yesterday you expressed a desire that I should come to you for some inquiries" (he laid special stress on the word "inquiries").
  • I made many inquiries about you.
  • He began shivering, and for one moment he gazed at the black waters of the Little Neva with a look of special interest, even inquiry.
  • Svidrigailov got up, laughed, kissed his betrothed, patted her cheek, declared he would soon come back, and noticing in her eyes, together with childish curiosity, a sort of earnest dumb inquiry, reflected and kissed her again, though he felt sincere anger inwardly at the thought that his present would be immediately locked up in the keeping of the most sensible of mothers.
  • "I enlarged upon your qualities and conduct in my letter solely in response to your sister’s and mother’s inquiries, how I found you, and what impression you made on me.

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  • They created a commission of inquiry to look into the matter.
  • The official inquiry has ended, but the press continues to ask questions.

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