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1  I was prepared for a hound, but not for such a creature as this.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
2  They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly, and spectral.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
3  In mere size and strength it was a terrible creature which was lying stretched before us.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
4  This paste in the tin is no doubt the luminous mixture with which the creature was daubed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
5  But the next instant Holmes had emptied five barrels of his revolver into the creature's flank.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
6  The use of artificial means to make the creature diabolical was a flash of genius upon his part.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
7  With long bounds the huge black creature was leaping down the track, following hard upon the footsteps of our friend.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
8  Then Holmes and I both fired together, and the creature gave a hideous howl, which showed that one at least had hit him.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
9  On seeing him lying still the creature had probably approached to sniff at him, but finding him dead had turned away again.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
10  He had already on his insect hunts learned to penetrate the Grimpen Mire, and so had found a safe hiding-place for the creature.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
11  In that gloomy tunnel it must indeed have been a dreadful sight to see that huge black creature, with its flaming jaws and blazing eyes, bounding after its victim.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
12  To my dismay the creature flew straight for the great mire, and my acquaintance never paused for an instant, bounding from tuft to tuft behind it, his green net waving in the air.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
13  No wonder the poor devil of a convict ran and screamed, even as our friend did, and as we ourselves might have done, when he saw such a creature bounding through the darkness of the moor upon his track.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
14  I find that before the terrible event occurred several people had seen a creature upon the moor which corresponds with this Baskerville demon, and which could not possibly be any animal known to science.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
15  The idea of some ghastly presence constantly haunted him, and on more than one occasion he has asked me whether I had on my medical journeys at night ever seen any strange creature or heard the baying of a hound.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
16  There is the death of the last occupant of the Hall, fulfilling so exactly the conditions of the family legend, and there are the repeated reports from peasants of the appearance of a strange creature upon the moor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson