Tom, a bit sharply, for he did not like the assurance of the man.
I have been asked
to come to Africa to cure the monkeys who are sick.
The Sultan asked
her kindly what she had in the napkin, whereupon she unfolded the jewels and presented them.
At midnight the Dragon flew in, and asked
for his supper.
Don Quixote asked
the same question of the second, who made no reply, so downcast and melancholy was he; but the first answered for him, and said, "He, sir, goes as a canary, I mean as a musician and a singer.
Nor was it from caprice we asked
the question, for there is a wounded and dying man who demands the succor of the church.
The Tin Woodman had asked
Dorothy to put the oil-can in her basket.
him to go on and wait for me at the entrance, for I wanted to say something to the nurse.
What," he asked
, "can poor Otobu do for the god who speaks to him out of the solid wall?
You have read this murder case, at any rate," she asked
, "about the man who was killed in a special train between Liverpool and London?
with a smile, "you have permission, I suppose?
Bewildered and helpless, he stood at the window of his room, and asked
himself (as if he had been the weakest man living), "What shal l I do?
I even went the length of communicating the opinion of the surgeon consulted, that some chemical means of arresting decomposition had been used and had only partially succeeded-- and I asked
her point-blank if the surgeon was right?
Shall we say this day week," asked
the Major, taking out his pocketbook, "at eight o'clock?
If I had been able to go I should have asked
at the door for 'my wife.