Usage examples for why

  1. And why should you like to hear me talk to him? – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. If they do, why do they not say so? – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  3. Why is it not here? – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. And now, shall I tell you why? – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  5. " No. But-" " Why not? – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  6. Why, what will they do with him? – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  7. " Well; why do you not speak? – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  8. She could not tell him why not. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  9. Why- nothing but- nothing at all. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  10. And why should he not? – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  11. Why do you want me to understand? – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. " Why, yes," he said. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. Indeed, why do you think so? – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  14. Why should he not go? – Black Rock by Ralph Connor
  15. Why should I have told you anything? – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  16. And why should you do that? – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  17. And why, Mr. Briarfield? – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  18. Why tell us not? – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  19. Yes, I know why. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  20. And why didn't you? – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope