Which preposition to use with curious

in Occurrences 93%

But in general, although I am curious in the earlier chapters of learning, I lag in the inner windings.

about Occurrences 90%

Indians, usually so little curious about geological phenomena, have come to me occasionally and asked me, "What makeum the ground so smooth at Lake Tenaya?"

as Occurrences 55%

It indicated a streak in his moral nature akin to and quite as curious as his excessive neatness regarding his immediate surroundings.

than Occurrences 32%

Nothing in the history of literature is more curious than the shifting of the standard of excellence, which so perplexes criticism.

of Occurrences 20%

Among the most curious of the modern portions of Bombay City one may reckon Madanpura, which lies off Ripon Road and is commonly known as the home of the Julhais or Muhammadan weavers from Northern India.

to Occurrences 17%

SIR, The Bible lately presented to the Royal Society by Count de Salis, being a version into a language as little attended to in this country, as it may appear curious to those who take pleasure in philological inquiries; I embrace this opportunity to communicate to you, and, with your approbation, to the Society, all that I have been able to collect concerning its history and present state.

on Occurrences 10%

The best remedy for such shortcomings is to be insatiably curious on all subjects.

from Occurrences 8%

" The assistant, who was in a strongly manned boat, fell back a little, while runners, similarly equipped, went ahead to order the curious from the water.

for Occurrences 6%

And the verse is indeed curious for its quaintness:" + VIRGO .

with Occurrences 5%

However we may hint at its explanation by theories of inheritance, it still remains curious with what unerring instinct a child of character will from the first, and when it is so evidently ignorant of the field of choice, select, out of all life's occupations and distinctions, one special work it hungers to do, one special distinction that to it seems the most desirable of earthly honours.

at Occurrences 3%

"Why not?" asked Bridewell, curious at the change in the big stranger.

without Occurrences 2%

Andy began to consider that he had become curious without much reason.

by Occurrences 2%

Now you want to know his name; and, perhaps some of you are feeling curious by this time, to know what he is doing with that great basket which he holds in his mouth, I will first tell you his name, and then come to the question of the basket.

among Occurrences 2%

From shop doors and adjacent street corners the most curious among us beheld a tall, full-figured woman of majestic carriage, with a high, noble forehead and a face that seemed to register traces of some thirty-five earnest but not unprofitable years.

over Occurrences 2%

Some of them, English particularly (I don't think the Americans cared much about foreign politics), were most interested and curious over what was going on, and the probable fall of the cabinet.

after Occurrences 2%

Thus, in explaining the state of the polar regions, it might be fit to read the narrative of the Englishmen that wintered in Greenland, which will make young minds sufficiently curious after the cause of such a length of night, and intenseness of cold; and many stratagems of the same kind might be practised to interest them in all parts of their studies, and call in their passions to animate their inquiries.

along Occurrences 1%

The theatres are closing fast, and a row of flickering gas-lamps in front of a faded transparency which proclaims that the juvenile Tableaux Vivants are to be seen within, denotes the only place of public amusement yet open to the curious along the whole length of the Boulevart du Temple.

during Occurrences 1%

Her delirium had kept Tildawho was preternaturally sharp for her nine yearsawake and curious during the better part of two night-watches.

into Occurrences 1%

" It was wonderfully pleasant to be called by his first name by so very pretty a young lady, and yet it seemed to bring up something curious into Dabney Kinzer's throat.

under Occurrences 1%

"You should have caged them, Skimmer, and profited by their dullness, to lay the curious under contribution.

beyond Occurrences 1%

And as I, curious beyond all words, as you can well imagine, was about to seize the paper, she said, 'Not so, Your Highness!'

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