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inquire
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

15 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • It is our custom not to hang a man without inquiring whether there is any woman who wants him.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (88% in)
  • Before founding a mass for Monsieur Saint John, the king should have inquired whether Monsieur Saint John likes Latin droned out in a Provencal accent.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (56% in)
  • "Will what they are about to say here be fine?" inquired Gisquette, timidly.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (25% in)
  • "Will they sing shepherd songs?" inquired Gisquette.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (30% in)
  • Gringoire would gladly have inquired of his neighbor, "Whose masterpiece is this?"
    1.1.3 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 — Monsieur the Cardinal (26% in)
  • Come to-morrow to the Palace des Tournelles, and inquire for the Abbé de Sainte-Martin, of Tours.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (97% in)
  • "What monster?" inquired the latter.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (66% in)
  • "Are his horns of real gold?" inquired Bérangère.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (46% in)
  • "Was it the goat who wrote that?" she inquired in a changed voice.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (96% in)
  • "What's that?" he inquired.
    2.7.5 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 5 — The Two Men Clothed in Black (91% in)
  • "What is this?" he inquired of a young man who was coming out.
    2.8.1 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 1 — The Crown Changed into a Dry Leaf (9% in)
  • "Monsieur," Gringoire inquired of one of his neighbors, "who are all those persons ranged yonder, like prelates in council?"
    2.8.1 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 1 — The Crown Changed into a Dry Leaf (21% in)
  • "Father," she inquired, "whom are they about to hang yonder?"
    2.8.5 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 5 — The Mother (83% in)
  • "Are they in force?" he suddenly inquired.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (48% in)
  • "And against whom do you thus rebel?" inquired the king; "against your bailiffs? against your lords?"
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (89% in)

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