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Confining yourself rigidly to Fact, the question of Fact you state to yourself is: Does Mr.
And it is satisfactory to me, as your father, my dear Louisa, to know that you do not come to the consideration of that question with the previous habits of mind, and habits of life, that belong to many young women.
question, "What place will the moon occupy in the heavens at the moment of the projectile's departure?
The questions which have been proposed to it are these--
Jaggers shook his head - not in negativing the question, but in altogether negativing the notion that he could anyhow be got to answer it - and the two horrible casts of the twitched faces looked, when my eyes strayed up to them, as if they had come to a crisis in their suspended attention, and were going to sneeze.
Unless he wants to get rid of the friend - and then it becomes a question how much portable property it may be worth to get rid of him.
If he asked me the question, I decided to tell him frankly where I had been, and what had passed between his mother and myself.
My question was certainly a strange one, after what he had just said to me.
As public interest was in question, and transatlantic communications suffered, their veracity could not be doubted.
I discussed the question in all its forms, politically and scientifically; and I give here an extract from a carefully-studied article which I published in the number of the 30th of April.
In the case of a weather-cock, the direction of the wind is relevant, but not its strength; in the case of the boy, the meaning of the words of your question is relevant, but not the loudness of your voice, or whether you are his father or his schoolmaster If, however, you were a boy of his own age, that would be relevant, and the appropriate response would be different.
In spite, however, of the fact that what is known is SOMETIMES an indispensable part of the cause of the knowledge, this circumstance is, I think, irrelevant to the general question with which we are concerned, namely What sort of response to what sort of stimulus can be regarded as displaying knowledge?
Crum opened his eyes--considered--and put another question as delicately as he could.
Brott said, "of that portion of her life concerning which I have asked no questions, but which somehow, whenever I think of it, fills me with a certain amount of uneasiness.
I couldn't meet such questions nor, as they asked them, their false little lovely eyes; yet it was all so exactly what I should have to meet that, as the prospect grew sharp to me, I at last let myself go.