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1  As I dressed I glanced at my watch.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
2  He hurried to his chamber and was down again in a few minutes dressed as a common loafer.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
3  His dress was rich with a richness which would, in England, be looked upon as akin to bad taste.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
4  He was plainly but neatly dressed, and his age, I should judge, would be nearer forty than thirty.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
5  A lady dressed in black and heavily veiled, who had been sitting in the window, rose as we entered.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
6  He was quietly dressed in a suit of heather tweed with a soft cloth cap which he had laid down upon my books.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
7  I dressed hurriedly, for I knew by experience that railway cases were seldom trivial, and hastened downstairs.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
8  I sponged the wound, cleaned it, dressed it, and finally covered it over with cotton wadding and carbolised bandages.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  He was dressed in a sombre yet rich style, in black frock-coat, shining hat, neat brown gaiters, and well-cut pearl-grey trousers.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  He was always well dressed, very neat and plain, but his eyes were weak, just as mine are, and he wore tinted glasses against the glare.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
11  It was a little past six when I arrived, so I went first to have my wound dressed, and then the doctor was kind enough to bring me along here.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
12  Was dressed, when last seen, in black frock-coat faced with silk, black waistcoat, gold Albert chain, and grey Harris tweed trousers, with brown gaiters over elastic-sided boots.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
13  Now, when you see that a young lady, otherwise neatly dressed, has come away from home with odd boots, half-buttoned, it is no great deduction to say that she came away in a hurry.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
14  At his fall the guardsmen took to their heels in one direction and the loungers in the other, while a number of better dressed people, who had watched the scuffle without taking part in it, crowded in to help the lady and to attend to the injured man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
15  There was a group of shabbily dressed men smoking and laughing in a corner, a scissors-grinder with his wheel, two guardsmen who were flirting with a nurse-girl, and several well-dressed young men who were lounging up and down with cigars in their mouths.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
16  As he glanced down the advertisement column, with his head thrust forward and the paper flattened out upon his knee, I took a good look at the man and endeavoured, after the fashion of my companion, to read the indications which might be presented by his dress or appearance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
17  I was too shaken to go to bed again, however, so I dressed, and as soon as it was daylight I slipped down, got a dog-cart at the Crown Inn, which is opposite, and drove to Leatherhead, from whence I have come on this morning with the one object of seeing you and asking your advice.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
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