Usage examples for inquiry

  1. He passed his hand over his face slowly with inquiry in his eyes. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  2. When she reached the words, " He groaned in spirit, and was troubled," she raised her eyes in a quick glance of inquiry. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  3. " I picture him," said Irene, smiling, " and I picture the person who made that inquiry." – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  4. His books were on the way, however, for there had been more than one inquiry for them. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  5. Moreover, it is an inquiry which we are not yet in a position to undertake. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  6. The Commission began its inquiry, on the date fixed, and met three times a week from that time on. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  7. Even his wife gave a start of surprise, and turned towards him with eager inquiry. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. I will make inquiry tomorrow as to what ships are sailing, and will get you a passage in the first. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  9. On inquiry, it appeared that he had just returned to the hospital with his patient. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  10. But what has moved you, Preciosa, to make this inquiry?" – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  11. But he knew that they were not likely to make any inquiry at all,- they are not that kind of people. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  12. Mr. McKeever had an excellent voice to deliver such an inquiry; it could rattle the unaware into confusion, and sometimes even into quick confession, as he undoubtedly knew. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  13. No inquiry was made into that crime. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  14. A long inquiry would be necessary. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  15. Yet through it all Lady Tynemouth saw her glance many times with a strange, strained inquiry at Rudyard, seated far away opposite her; at another big, round table. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  16. Carshaw made no further inquiry; he knew it was useless. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  17. Did she honor me with an inquiry? – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  18. He turned to the nurse with a look of inquiry. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  19. " It can't be possible that people are over there," said Harry, not so much in a tone of inquiry as of surprise. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  20. That will of course be made the subject of proper inquiry after you return to the United States, when full justice will be done as between yourself and your own country. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer