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1  I entered my consulting-room and found a gentleman seated by the table.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
2  So now we must set ourselves very seriously to finding this gentleman and ascertaining what part he has played in this little mystery.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
3  I understand that this gentleman, your friend, is a man of honour and discretion, whom I may trust with a matter of the most extreme importance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
4  The stout gentleman half rose from his chair and gave a bob of greeting, with a quick little questioning glance from his small fat-encircled eyes.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
5  This is the man whom we now learn to have been the lodger at the opium den, and to have been the last man to see the gentleman of whom we are in quest.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
6  It was all done in an instant, and there was the gentleman thanking me on the one side and the lady on the other, while the clergyman beamed on me in front.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
7  But he has a gentleman staying with him, a patient, as I understand, who is a foreigner, and he looks as if a little good Berkshire beef would do him no harm.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
8  This gentleman, Mr. Wilson, has been my partner and helper in many of my most successful cases, and I have no doubt that he will be of the utmost use to me in yours also.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
9  It proved to be that of a young gentleman whose name, as it appears from an envelope which was found in his pocket, was John Openshaw, and whose residence is near Horsham.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
10  Moulton, an American gentleman, had left only the day before, and on looking over the entries against him, I came upon the very items which I had seen in the duplicate bill.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
11  Its finder has carried it off, therefore, to fulfil the ultimate destiny of a goose, while I continue to retain the hat of the unknown gentleman who lost his Christmas dinner.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
12  Here is the stone; the stone came from the goose, and the goose came from Mr. Henry Baker, the gentleman with the bad hat and all the other characteristics with which I have bored you.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
13  And, I say, Peterson, just buy a goose on your way back and leave it here with me, for we must have one to give to this gentleman in place of the one which your family is now devouring.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
14  I had called upon my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, one day in the autumn of last year and found him in deep conversation with a very stout, florid-faced, elderly gentleman with fiery red hair.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
15  A gentleman entered, with a pleasant, cultured face, high-nosed and pale, with something perhaps of petulance about the mouth, and with the steady, well-opened eye of a man whose pleasant lot it had ever been to command and to be obeyed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
16  As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
17  It is likely that we should have gone on to Paris to-morrow, only that this good gentleman, Mr. Holmes, came round to us this evening, though how he found us is more than I can think, and he showed us very clearly and kindly that I was wrong and that Frank was right, and that we should be putting ourselves in the wrong if we were so secret.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
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