Sentence Examples


  • Now, before I have a chance to inquire, one of her coworkers, Mr. Abbott, has been injured or killed by an intruder who now may have met his just reward.
  • Or again if we inquire what, according to (21), would be the transmission through 8.3 kilometres, we find 1 - o 044 =o 956.
  • In 1830 and 1831 he took part in the Dutch campaign in Belgium, and in 1844, after being promoted to the rank of general, was sent on an important mission to the Dutch East Indies to inquire into the state of their military defences.
  • In 1869 and 1871 commissions were appointed to inquire into prison discipline, and as a consequence of the report of the last commission, issued in 1874, the principle of cellular confinement was put in operation the following year.
  • In 1884 a royal commission, appointed two years earlier to inquire into the conditions of employment in the colony and certain allegations of " sweating " that had then recently been made, reported that :- " The most effective mode of bringing about industrial co-operation and mutual sympathy between employers and employed, and thus obviating labour conflicts in the future, is by the establishment of courts of conciliation in Victoria, whose procedure and awards shall have the sanction and authority of law."

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