They would impudently ask
us if we would not like to have them for our masters.
I have a little boy, younger than you, who knows six Psalms by heart: and when you ask
him which he would rather have, a gingerbread-nut to eat or a verse of a Psalm to learn, he says: 'Oh
When I ask
you to pass out at that door, tell me it is madness and remain here.
That Colonel durst no more take leave of him, than that turnkey durst ask
him his intentions respecting a case.
Well, then, Master Marner," said Dolly, inwardly rejoiced, "I'll ask
Armand Moncharmin wrote such voluminous Memoirs during the fairly long period of his co-management that we may well ask
if he ever found time to attend to the affairs of the Opera otherwise than by telling what went on there.
If he is, will you kindly ask
him to step out and speak to me?
I don't ask
after your health," said the old gentleman; "your eyes answer me, my dear lady, before I can put the question.
Amy protested that she would not go, and Meg left her in despair to ask
Hannah what should be done.
However, I shall ask
my friend, who is in business here, about this Val Jacinto, and if I find him all right we may engage him "
When I get really well, John says we will ask
Cousin Henry and Julia down for a long visit; but he says he would as soon put fireworks in my pillow-case as to let me have those stimulating people about now.
One day, when the grand-vizir was talking to his eldest daughter, who was his delight and pride, Scheherazade said to him, "Father, I have a favour to ask
When the Dragon comes, I will ask
him what the riddle is, for he tells me everything; then listen carefully what he answers.
Though we have here the register and certificate of the sentence of every one of these wretches, this is no time to take them out or read them; come and ask
themselves; they can tell if they choose, and they will, for these fellows take a pleasure in doing and talking about rascalities.
This chance did, then, for him at once more than he would have dared to ask