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query
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
an instance of questioning — especially of requesting information from a computer
  • There are people who seem to have no notion of sketching a character, or observing and describing salient points, either in persons or things: the good lady evidently belonged to this class; my queries puzzled, but did not draw her out.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • Again Mr. Rochester propounded his query: "Is the wandering and sinful, but now rest-seeking and repentant, man justified in daring the world's opinion, in order to attach to him for ever this gentle, gracious, genial stranger, thereby securing his own peace of mind and regeneration of life?"
    Chapter 20 (92% in)

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