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inquire
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Several pupils had a few yellow tickets, but none had enough —he had been around among the star pupils inquiring.
  • "What does he put sackcloth and ashes on his head for?" inquired Huck.
  • The company looked at each other with a perplexed interest—and inquiringly at Huck, who was tongue-tied.
  • They all said they had not noticed whether Tom and Becky were on board the ferryboat on the homeward trip; it was dark; no one thought of inquiring if any one was missing.
  • Huck was in a close place—the inquiring eye was upon him—he would have given anything for material for a plausible answer—nothing suggested itself—the inquiring eye was boring deeper and deeper—a senseless reply offered—there was no time to weigh it, so at a venture he uttered it—feebly: "Sunday-school books, maybe."
  • Huck was in a close place—the inquiring eye was upon him—he would have given anything for material for a plausible answer—nothing suggested itself—the inquiring eye was boring deeper and deeper—a senseless reply offered—there was no time to weigh it, so at a venture he uttered it—feebly: "Sunday-school books, maybe."

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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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