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When I asked him what, if anything, I could do about it, he surprised me by referring me to the director of the hall.
`` Why '', he went on, `` when Rob asked me if he could make his dive on this trip, I didn't think twice about it.
I asked about the battle between life and death in his plays.
Given a theological lead, I asked what he thinks about those who find a religious significance to his plays.
At a party an English intellectual -- so-called -- asked me why I write always about distress.
Just as I was about to enlarge upon my discovery of the underside of the leaf of love, memory, displeased at being asked to yield its unsavory secrets, dashed ahead of me, calling back over its shoulder: `` Skip it.
There had been something sinister about him that warned me against him, -- I had never felt that way about any other boy, -- but when he uttered his name on the telephone I had forgotten this and I was glad to do what he asked of me.
Without really changing the general subject, I take this opportunity to confess that I am troubled by doubts, not only about pacifism, but also when asked to join in the protest against a law that most of those who consider themselves humane and liberal seem to regard as obviously barbarous ; ;
After all, when one has asked whatever became of old Joe and Charlie when one has inquired who it was Sue Brown married and where it is they now live when questions are asked and answered about families and children, and old professors when the game and its probable outcome has been exhausted that does it.
-- Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara has asked Congress for authority and funds to build fallout shelters costing about 200 million dollars.
`` Doesn't it ever bother you '', Warren had asked, `` to have people always asking you about your hands ''??
Then Wilson asked, `` What about this Kent House which you mention??
From Gottingen ( 1801 ) where he stayed for 10 days, he wrote, `` The first question asked everywhere is about galvanism.
Finally, at Ye Olde Gasse Filling Station on Avocado Avenue, they learned that their man, having paused to get oil for his car, had asked about the route to San Diego.
Fleet asked the same question about Bridget, and Lizzie pointed out that as far as she knew Bridget had gone up to her room before her father's murder and came down when she called her.
To begin the interview, he asked if Thayer, with more time to think it over, could add to what he had said the other day about Johnston.
After his speech, reporters asked him about the report of his political intentions, published in yesterday's New York Times.
-- The Anne Arundel county school superintendent has asked that the Board of Education return to the practice of recording its proceedings mechanically so that there will be no more question about who said what.
U.S. Attorney Macon Weaver said the federal complaint, charged that the juror gave false information when asked about Ku Klux Klan membership during selection of jury.
He asked members of the panel to tell him if anyone outside the court had spoken to them about the case.
What should I do about it, I asked myself??
Signora Ferraro, bobbing her head encouragingly, asked Sam about Canada, having a special interest.
Once when she asked why he never went swimming and he answered, `` Don't feel like it '', he was tempted to tell her about being scared.

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He remembered Clayton's mocking smile in the saloon when he had asked him what he would do if they brought their cattle to water.
Upon intelligence that the formidable agitator was to favor them with his presence, the benighted inhabitants of Pawtuxet, alas, gave their allegiance to Massachusetts and asked that colony to expel the newcomers.
At Milcote on November 3, 1597, the aldermen asked him to support their petition for a new charter.
Now the basic question to be asked in this situation is what motivates the manipulators, that is, what are their values??
The resolution further asked that polling place proprietors affix an attachment to their premises for the display of the flag.
Before he left the apartment he knocked on their door and asked if there was anything he could do for them.
After he had gone, Kate asked Uncle Randolph proudly, `` Would you take their oath ''??
The Intermediates in the Class with the Judge were asked to pick 4 winners and give their reasons but their decisions did not affect the choice of the Judge.
So we asked such men in major companies in the design field to offer their opinions on the `` dual-road-up '' problem -- and more importantly -- their solutions.
Their father, when he came back from those many business trips, just bumped their mother on the forehead with his lips and asked if anybody had thought to mix the martinis and put them in the electric icebox.
The directors sold directly to concessionaires, who had to make their profits above the high prices asked by the company.
Fifteen years ago, troubled by the rising tide of materialism in the post-war world, a businessman and a minister asked themselves if there might not be a place for a small magazine in which men and women, regardless of creed or color, could set forth boldly their religious convictions and bear witness to the power of faith to solve the endless problems of living.
In the next stage, the scientists asked the participants some questions about type and frequency of their altruistic or helping behaviours.
A study that asked participants to count each act of kindness they performed for one week significantly enhanced their subjective happiness.
They had asked for his help, says Dio, but instead he colonized their country, changed their place names and executed their warriors under a pretext of coming to their aid.
This, combined with their post-battle rewards, prompted them to raise Alaric " on a shield " and proclaim him king ; according to Jordanes ( a Gothic historian of varying importance, depending upon who is asked ), both the new king and his people decided " rather to seek new kingdoms by their own work, than to slumber in peaceful subjection to the rule of others.
An innovation in William's coronation ceremony was that before the actual crowning, Ealdred asked the assembled crowd, in English, if it was their wish that William be crowned king.
" At noon, Johnson conducted his first cabinet meeting in the Treasury Secretary's office, asked all members to remain in their positions, and directed the appropriate members to initiate Lincoln's funeral arrangements.

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