I dare say now if I were to ask
you for a kiss you wouldn't give it me: you'd say you'd RATHER not.
The inspector's eyes started out of his head, as though to ask
why the manager had uttered that ominous "Very well
Am I the victim of a delusion--or did our fair friend really ask
me to give her an introduction to Miserrimus Dexter?
What your worship may do, and fairly do, is to change this service and tribute as regards the lady Dulcinea del Toboso for a certain quantity of ave-marias and credos which we will say for your worship's intention, and this is a condition that can be complied with by night as by day, running or resting, in peace or in war; but to imagine that we are going now to return to the flesh-pots of Egypt, I mean to take up our chain and set out for El Toboso, is to imagine that it is now night, though it is not yet ten in the morning, and to ask
this of us is like asking pears of the elm tree.
Because, as I said, without you I can do nothing; and I am afraid you will refuse me the favor I come to ask
if you do not know to what end I ask
I swear to you, you shall receive the consolation that you ask
My head is stuffed with straw, you know, and that is why I am going to Oz to ask
him for some brains.
I make bold to ask
your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
Now let me ask
you, as a friend and a young lady of good judgment: isn't all this pomp and foolishness enough to make a decent rabbit miserable?
him, to begin with," resumed the Scarecrow, turning to Jellia, "what brought him to the Emerald City"
Go back to the roof beside the city wall where I entered," replied the ape-man with a grim smile, "and ask
the naked dead man there how I got my disguise.
Be so good as to write to Christie's for me, and ask
them to send down a valuer to go through the pictures.