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inquiry
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Heart of Darkness
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  • Its title was, ’An Inquiry into some Points of Seamanship,’ by a man Tower, Towson—some such name—Master in his Majesty’s Navy.
  • One of his pockets (bright red) was bulging with cartridges, from the other (dark blue) peeped ’Towson’s Inquiry,’ &c.
  • A clean-shaved man, with an official manner and wearing gold-rimmed spectacles, called on me one day and made inquiries, at first circuitous, afterwards suavely pressing, about what he was pleased to denominate certain ’documents.’

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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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