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1  Holmes thought a little and then burst out laughing.
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2  Holmes whistled, and we both followed along after it.
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3  Holmes leaned back in the carriage, and the conversation ceased.
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4  He turned back with the Inspector, while Holmes and I walked slowly across the moor.
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5  But Mr. Holmes here has come from London to help us, and we shall do all that is possible.
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6  It was Holmes who saw them first, and he stood pointing with a look of triumph upon his face.
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7  I could see that Holmes was extremely pleased, for he chuckled and rubbed his hands together.
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8  Gregory was formulating his theory, which was almost exactly what Holmes had foretold in the train.
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9  A sudden idea seemed to occur to Holmes, for he leaned forward and touched the lad upon the sleeve.
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10  It was twenty minutes, and the reds had all faded into greys before Holmes and the trainer reappeared.
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11  Four days later Holmes and I were again in the train, bound for Winchester to see the race for the Wessex Cup.
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12  I had listened with the greatest interest to the statement which Holmes, with characteristic clearness, had laid before me.
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13  Inspector Gregory was full of his case, and poured out a stream of remarks, while Holmes threw in an occasional question or interjection.
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14  We all sprang out with the exception of Holmes, who continued to lean back with his eyes fixed upon the sky in front of him, entirely absorbed in his own thoughts.
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15  As Sherlock Holmes replaced the half-crown which he had drawn from his pocket, a fierce-looking elderly man strode out from the gate with a hunting-crop swinging in his hand.
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16  I lay back against the cushions, puffing at my cigar, while Holmes, leaning forward, with his long, thin forefinger checking off the points upon the palm of his left hand, gave me a sketch of the events which had led to our journey.
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17  And so it happened that an hour or so later I found myself in the corner of a first-class carriage flying along en route for Exeter, while Sherlock Holmes, with his sharp, eager face framed in his ear-flapped travelling-cap, dipped rapidly into the bundle of fresh papers which he had procured at Paddington.
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