But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"
There was only one way to find out... well, maybe two, but asking Sarah or Giddon was probably wasted effort.
Mrs. Hutton had already written to mother, asking her to telegraph if she was willing for me to have other advisers besides herself and Teacher.
He knew without asking she'd left him dinner again.
The only way he could have known was by asking Mrs. Hertz.
I've been unfair asking everyone to take it on faith.
They watched her with matching troubled expressions, asking the same questions and getting the same answer.
Yes and I can go back to asking questions I haven't been able to ask and I have sources to get answers.
Damian caught his eye and looked pointedly at Dusty, silently asking if the Guardian had done as he asked and told his boss that the Natural was more than a new recruit.
It was the same question she'd been asking herself.
Cynthia apologized for asking so many questions, but Westlake waved her off.
I'm asking that you don't punish Felipa.
When Connie arrived, Lisa had barely buckled her seatbelt before she started asking questions.
I'm not about to jeopardize my job by asking all kinds of questions.
Asking Len might get better answers, but it also might get Yancey in trouble.
She lifted her head to ask him why Allen was asking questions about Yancey.
He listened attentively, asking questions now and then to clarify.
But if he saw her swollen eyes he'd be asking all kinds of questions.
Who is asking, Andy Gordon or Yancey Giddon?
You're asking me to drop everything when I'm so close to achieving my goal.
I'm not asking you to prove anything.
I'm not asking you to give up anything you want, Adrienne.
Sure, 'til someone snatches that whip out of your hand and gives you the spankin' you've been asking for.
It was a risky thing, lying down on the couch with a man, but this was Cade - half asleep and asking her to stay - Cade, who never asked for anything.
You're asking questions I can't answer.
We were an hour into our drive south before I broached the subject, asking her about the tete-a-tete.
You're all involved so I'm asking you all stay in the room with me.
When I retrieved it, she was asking if I'd tried to intervene.
You've asking nothing of us?
Any of our infrequent visitors or friends asking about the operation quickly developed a bleary look when we tried to explain what we did for a living.
I keep asking Howie about you people but he blows me off.
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
And the peasants are asking three rubles for carting--it isn't Christian!
In the offices and shops and at the post office everyone was talking about the army and about the enemy who was already attacking the town, everybody was asking what should be done, and all were trying to calm one another.
Come in, he is asking for you...
A maid came to the door to say that Alpatych was asking for orders about their departure.
She began asking Dron about the peasants' needs and what there was in Bogucharovo that belonged to the landlord.
Princess Mary did not understand what he wanted of her or why he was asking to be discharged.
He had not decided what it should mean when he heard the voice of the eldest princess at the door asking whether she might come in.
Pierre went to his groom who was holding his horses and, asking which was the quietest, clambered onto it, seized it by the mane, and turning out his toes pressed his heels against its sides and, feeling that his spectacles were slipping off but unable to let go of the mane and reins, he galloped after the general, causing the staff officers to smile as they watched him from the knoll.
The marshals and generals, who were nearer to the field of battle but, like Napoleon, did not take part in the actual fighting and only occasionally went within musket range, made their own arrangements without asking Napoleon and issued orders where and in what direction to fire and where cavalry should gallop and infantry should run.
For instance, on the twenty-eighth it is suggested to him to cross to the Kaluga road, but just then an adjutant gallops up from Miloradovich asking whether he is to engage the French or retire.