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  • She could produce no satisfactory answer to that question when I put it. Cited from The Two Destinies, by Wilkie Collins
  • I asked myself the question, but could give it no satisfactory answer. Cited from A Bid for Fortune, by Guy Boothby
  • No satisfactory reason has been given for why they are needed.
  • This was the question he asked himself over and over again, finding no satisfactory answer. Cited from The Light That Lures, by Percy Brebner
  • He tried to reason out his duty, but could come to no satisfactory conclusion. Cited from The Hero of Hill House, by Mable Hale
  • I can form no satisfactory theory how the four forms of this plant originated. Cited from Different Forms of Flowers, by Charles Darwin #19]
  • He often asked himself that question, but could obtain no satisfactory answer. Cited from The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, by Rutherford
  • I asked her what she wanted for it, but could obtain from her no satisfactory answer. Cited from Life in the Backwoods, by Susanna Moodie
  • If his reasons were asked for such a statement, you could get no satisfactory answer. Cited from Secret Band of Brothers, by Jonathan Harrington Green
  • But when I asked who it was, I could get no satisfactory answer. Cited from Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, by M. R. James
  • A power of which they could give no satisfactory account urged them on. Cited from Famous Americans of Recent Times, by James Parton
  • To this day there has been no satisfactory explanation for how they are formed.
  • Of this effect, no satisfactory theory has as yet been offered. Cited from Response in the Living and Non-Living, by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • At this early stage Black has no satisfactory means of development. Cited from Chess Strategy, by Edward Lasker
  • These generally required more size and power to correct, and no satisfactory design came from these efforts.
  • No satisfactory answer to these questions has ever been given. Cited from The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2), by John Holland Rose
  • I really can give no satisfactory answer to these questions. Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Under the circumstances, however, it may well be believed that no satisfactory communication was possible. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1587c by Motley
  • And I had reached no satisfactory decision when I went down to breakfast. Cited from The Colonel of the Red Huzzars, by John Reed Scott
  • No satisfactory solution to that problem has ever been carried out.
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