Usage examples for inquire

  1. " But," smiling, " I needn't inquire. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. At last, one evening, he went to find Katheline, thinking to inquire of her some way of remedy or revenge. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  3. Why it is so called no one knows and very few care to inquire. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. But I came to inquire how your business is getting on. – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  5. " She'll have to be more quiet," said Grace, " or else every girl in the house will hear her and come in to inquire what has happened." – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  6. He even forgot in the midst of his pleasant emotion to inquire, as he had fully intended to do, after the doctor's watch, and if it was still a quarter of an hour fast. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  7. And by what right, may I inquire, do you seek to come between my wife and me? – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  8. What is in it I don't know, for she never seems to hear me when I inquire." – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  9. 4. Inquire Wardrop's immediate past. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. Sophia did not trouble to inquire from them who they were. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  11. I have been to inquire, and there be those that say he is son to De Aldithely. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  12. Should Madame Piriac suggest going into the village to inquire- well, Audrey would positively refuse to go into the village. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  13. I need hardly inquire if this is Molly's doing. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  14. Ainsleigh saw the advertisement and- I know how he came to inquire about the fan, said Miss Pewsey, Dr. Forge told me, but I did not know the amount offered. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  15. And is there no one- no friend, from whom you could naturally inquire? – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  16. " I came also to inquire after Mrs. Montoyo," I carefully said. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin