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For the purpose of ascertaining the Board's powers in this connection the opinion of the Attorney General has been requested.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Ascertaining what had happened, some went to the church, and the governor arrested others.
Meurin had special facilities for ascertaining how men diabolise; the island of Mauritius has enjoyed many privileges of Infernus.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
At least, we can come a good deal nearer ascertaining the latter than the former.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
During the passage, which lasted seven weeks, Newton had ample opportunity of ascertaining his situation.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat