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inquest
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • There will have to be an inquest, of course, and you must not be mixed up in it.
  • The inquest is to take place this afternoon.
  • Dorian shook his head and a look of annoyance passed over his face at the mention of the word "inquest."
  • —An inquest was held this morning at the Bell Tavern, Hoxton Road, by Mr. Danby, the District Coroner, on the body of Sibyl Vane, a young actress recently engaged at the Royal Theatre, Holborn.
  • Finally he stammered in a stifled voice, "Harry, did you say an inquest?
  • It drew attention to the following paragraph:— "INQUEST ON AN ACTRESS.

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  • The coroner’s inquest ruled the death a homicide.
  • This kind of failure is always followed by an inquest that will want to blame someone.

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