Sentence Examples with the word inquiring

It is hard to be certain that any systematic grouping will anticipate all the suggestions that may occur to a restlessly and recklessly inquiring age.

Turning back I accosted Captain Peleg, inquiring where Captain Ahab was to be found.

Succeeded his aunt on the 5th of January 1762, he paid off all the debts that Catherine had contracted without inquiring what they were for.

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He fixed inquiring eyes on Bordeaux.

I can't help you through the authorities; they'll ask me why I'm inquiring and I don't have an answer.

If we go back to the first instance cited, the embryo in the seed and its development during germination, we can ascertain what is necessary for its life by inquiring what are the materials which are deposited in the seed, and which become exhausted by consumption as growth and development proceed.

In the first two hours at his desk, 20 people came up to Dean inquiring about poor Fred O'Connor.

Mayhew having concluded his narration, Ahab put such questions to him, that the stranger captain could not forbear inquiring whether he intended to hunt the White Whale, if opportunity should offer.

I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.

She looked at her niece, as if inquiring what she was to do with these people.