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Ask of

Posted by Bruce Kahl on December 05, 2004

In Reply to: Ask of posted by ASK OF on December 05, 2004

: The following sentence was said by an anti-apartheid hero \, Nelson Mandela at the

: He never *asked of* others what he was not prepared to do.
: Would anyone tell me waht that mean?

He never requested that someone do something that he himself would not do or be able to do.

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