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  • The Truth is, the Inquisitive are the Funnels of Conversation; they do not take in any thing for their own Use, but merely to pass it to another: They are the Channels through which all the Good and Evil that is spoken in Town are conveyed.

    The Spectator, Volume 2.

  • Inquisitive minds are wondering 'where the hell are Los Potrillos and El Molino'???

    Building in el Chante, Mun. of Jocotepec

  • HTC, which has made headlines in the past year for picking up companies that include headphone maker Beats and children's-software publisher Inquisitive Minds, is "very open" to further acquisitions to develop its design, technology and marketing capabilities, she said.

    HTC 'Very Open' to Further Acquisitions

  • Inquisitive, aberrant eyebrows, but not really concerned.

    Was RapeLay 'Asking For It'?

  • Inquisitive, questioning and fearless, she's nonetheless easy pickings for Herb, who seems to have lost interest as he enters retirement.

    Marshall Fine: Movie review: The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

  • "Inquisitive, pretty active, likes to hide," I respond, as we turn a sharp corner.

    Charlotte Safavi: A Christmas Tail

  • Inquisitive and eager eyes peered from every inch of space.

    Oliver Twist

  • Inquisitive and most observant they might be likened to Lilliputian seals, as they cling, a row of them, to a partially submerged root, and peer at you, ready to whisk away at the least sign of interference.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Byelinsky, like the Inquisitive Man in Krylov's fable, did not notice the elephant in the museum of curiosities, but concentrated his whole attention on the French Socialist beetles; he did not get beyond them.

    The Possessed

  • Inquisitive, Beaky like his mum, so she came straight through the door and he took her from behind.

    Bottled Spider

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