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When he was asked a question or addressed in such a way that some response was inescapable, he would answer ; ;
from Brown Corpus
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When and was
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
When he regained consciousness he was in Lord's house, in the office of Doctor Lord, the deputy's deceased father.
When it was followed by a second, whining even closer, Cobb swerved sharply aside into a depression.
When she appeared at the store to help out for a few hours even my looking at her was surreptitious lest my Uncle notice it.
When he awoke in the mornings, she was in his mind and he could hardly wait to get to school to be near her in the flesh.
When he finally left the sinister mansion on Perdido Street, he was carried out in a coroner's basket.
When the possibility that he had not given reconsideration to so weighty a decision seemed to disconcert his questioners, Mr. Eisenhower was known to make his characteristic statement to the press that he was not going to talk about the matter any more.
When he was stripped, deloused and numbered by his guards, his much-thumbed sketchbook was seized and thrown on a pile of prisoners' goods to be confiscated.
When Harold Arlen returned to California in the winter of 1944, it was to take up again a collaboration with Johnny Mercer, begun some years before.
When he was fifteen John H. Mercer turned out his first song, a jazzy little thing he called `` Sister Susie, Strut Your Stuff ''.
When he heard that Paul Whiteman was looking for singers to replace the Rhythm Boys, Mercer applied and got the job, `` not for my voice, I'm sure, but because I could write songs and material generally ''.
When and asked
When I asked him what, if anything, I could do about it, he surprised me by referring me to the director of the hall.
When someone in the audience rose and asked how does it feel to be a celebrity, Carl said, `` A celebrity is a fellow who eats celery with celerity ''.
When something unexpected happened, one always asked for water if one were a woman, brandy if one were a man.
When a witness at court was asked if he had been kicked in the ensuing rumpus, he replied, `` No, it was in the stomach ''.
When we repeat the remark that such suffering was a bad thing, the feeling with which we made it last week may be at or near the vanishing point, but if we were asked whether we meant to say what we did before, we should certainly answer Yes.
When asked how this was different from being a good Protestant, the boy answered, `` It's the same thing ''.
When I interviewed Kirby, who as a boy picked up pears in the Borden yard, I asked if anybody else in the household besides Lizzie and Morse had been under any suspicion at the time of the murders.
When Dr. Wallace Buttrick, wise in his judgment of people, declined to have the Science Building named for him, he wrote Miss Tapley ( April 7, 1923 ) `` If you had asked me, I think I would have suggested that you name the building for Miss Upton.
When the crowd was asked whether it wanted to wait one more term to make the race, it voted no -- and there were no dissents.
When that monk came down and approached him with a respectful salutation, he asked: `` Where art thou from ''??
When again it is asked, What is the foundation of all our reasonings and conclusions concerning that relation?
When his friend, the British publicist William T. Stead, asked him to create a new organization for the goal of a peace and arbitration society, his reply was as such:
When the students were asked to comment on the accuracy of the test with a rating more than 40 % gave it the top mark of 5 out of 5, and the average rating was 4. 2.
" a Christian ( Minaah ) once asked Abbahu in a tone of mockery, whereupon he replied: " When you will be wrapped in darkness, for it says, ' Behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the nations ; then shall the Lord rise upon thee and His glory shall be seen on thee ' lx. 2 ," ( Sanhedrin 99a ).
When Abdülhamid came to the throne the army asked for gratuities and the sultan claimed that: " There are, no longer, gratuities in our treasury, all of our soldier sons should learn ".
When asked later why he had stopped writing about Greek poetry, he responded, " I found that I could not attain to excellence in both.
When asked by a reporter after getting struck by lightning why they were flying a kite in a thunderstorm, the duo explained that they were inspired by a documentary about Benjamin Franklin.
When Ansgar asked if King Olof would permit him to establish the Christian religion in the kingdom during his second visit in 852, the king said to him: