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I have been asked to come to Africa to cure the monkeys who are sick.
asked the Doctor, who didn't want to waste any time.
They asked him how he had come to the conclusion that the ten crowns were in the cane; he replied, that observing how the old man who swore gave the stick to his opponent while he was taking the oath, and swore that he had really and truly given him the crowns, and how as soon as he had done swearing he asked for the stick again, it came into his head that the sum demanded must be inside it; and from this he said it might be seen that God sometimes guides those who govern in their judgments, even though they may be fools; besides he had himself heard the curate of his village mention just such another case, and he had so good a memory, that if it was not that he forgot everything he wished to remember, there would not be such a memory in all the island.
It remains to be proved whether this gallant has clean hands or not," said Sancho; and turning to the man he asked him what he had to say in answer to the woman's charge.
asked Diksey, who had laughed even harder than the others.
Ojo had been deep in thought, and now he asked the Chief: "Is there a dark well in any part of your country?
she asked, looking sharply over her spectacles, while the parrot, sitting on the back of her chair, called out.
asked Tom, a bit sharply, for he did not like the assurance of the man.
asked Ned, as they went up to their rooms in the hotel, or rather one large room, containing several beds.
asked the latter, "are you going to be ill just now?
Do you mind," he asked, "if I follow by a later train?
You are referring," he asked, "to the black-frocked little creature we saw about the place yesterday?
An old woman passed by, and asked them why they were so sad.
asked the Lion in surprise, as he watched her pick up the Scarecrow and set him upon his feet, while she patted him into shape again.
He anxiously questioned the princess, asked her to speak out fully and confide her grief to him; but she only repeated that she begged him to forget what she had said, that she did not remember what she had said, and that she had no trouble except the one he knew of- that Prince Andrew's marriage threatened to cause a rupture between father and son.