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Mr Podsnap inquires what would become of the very large fortune, in the event of the marriage condition not being fulfilled?
I began to inquire of this and that and the other citizen, and here is what I found out:
I wished to inquire why you stopped at the Island of Elba?
Forgive me," said Raoul, arresting the giddy girl, and giving to his voice an intonation, the gravity of which contrasted with that of Montalais; "forgive me, but may I inquire the name of the protector you speak of; for if protection be extended towards you, Mademoiselle Montalais, -- for which, indeed, so many reasons exist," added Raoul, bowing, "I do not see that the same reasons exist why Mademoiselle de la Valliere should be similarly cared for.
He was greatly perplexed; and in his perplexity as to her motives in withholding intelligence he did not inquire.
When Anna returned with the album, he was already gone, and Stepan Arkadyevitch was telling them that he had called to inquire about the dinner they were giving next day to a celebrity who had just arrived.
There was nothing either exceptional or strange in a man's calling at half-past nine on a friend to inquire details of a proposed dinner party and not coming in, but it seemed strange to all of them.
Besides this, I observed that the men made no scruple to set themselves out, and to go a-fortunehunting, as they call it, when they had really no fortune themselves to demand it, or merit to deserve it; and that they carried it so high, that a woman was scarce allowed to inquire after the character or estate of the person that pretended to her.
Also in one place more where he went, the woman had the courage, however strange it was, to say No; and he could try nowhere but he was reproached with his pride, and that he pretended not to give the women leave to inquire into his character, and the like.
This being my case, I, who had a subtle game to play, had nothing now to do but to single out from them all the properest man that might be for my purpose; that is to say, the man who was most likely to depend upon the hearsay of a fortune, and not inquire too far into the particulars; and unless I did this I did nothing, for my case would not bear much inquiry.
Chairman CDA Mahroof Afzal had instructed 1 month back that inquires should be completed within the next 15 days, but despite passage of deadline no corrupt official has been bought to justice.
EAR: EAR allows tax advisers to submit account inquires for individuals, as well as businesses (a previously filed Form 2848 is required to resolve all accounts).
The subject of power is essentially male and carnivorous, says Derrida, and he inquires, "I would ask you: In our countries, who would stand any chance of becoming a chef d'Etat (a head of State) .
inquires Kevin Snow, public information specialist in the office of the city council, Mesa, Ariz.
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