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1  Holmes was cold and stern and silent.
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2  It was a perfect reproduction of Holmes.
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3  I clutched Holmes's arm, and pointed upward.
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4  Holmes was bending over my chair, his flask in his hand.
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5  I am all right, but indeed, Holmes, I can hardly believe my eyes.
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6  Holmes stepped up to the window, closed it, and dropped the blinds.
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7  When I turned again, Sherlock Holmes was standing smiling at me across my study table.
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8  At that instant Holmes sprang like a tiger on to the marksman's back, and hurled him flat upon his face.
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9  I listened with amazement to this explanation, which Holmes delivered between the puffs of his cigarette.
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10  Holmes crouched back against the wall, and I did the same, my hand closing upon the handle of my revolver.
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11  I had imagined that we were bound for Baker Street, but Holmes stopped the cab at the corner of Cavendish Square.
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12  Holmes's cold, thin fingers closed round my wrist and led me forward down a long hall, until I dimly saw the murky fanlight over the door.
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13  He took no heed of any of us, but his eyes were fixed upon Holmes's face with an expression in which hatred and amazement were equally blended.
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14  Holmes was silent and motionless; but I could tell that he was keenly alert, and that his eyes were fixed intently upon the stream of passers-by.
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15  Holmes looked even thinner and keener than of old, but there was a dead-white tinge in his aquiline face which told me that his life recently had not been a healthy one.
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16  He was up again in a moment, and with convulsive strength he seized Holmes by the throat, but I struck him on the head with the butt of my revolver, and he dropped again upon the floor.
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17  Here Holmes turned suddenly to the right and we found ourselves in a large, square, empty room, heavily shadowed in the corners, but faintly lit in the centre from the lights of the street beyond.
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18  Holmes's knowledge of the byways of London was extraordinary, and on this occasion he passed rapidly and with an assured step through a network of mews and stables, the very existence of which I had never known.
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19  It can be imagined that my close intimacy with Sherlock Holmes had interested me deeply in crime, and that after his disappearance I never failed to read with care the various problems which came before the public.
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20  As I read the evidence at the inquest, which led up to a verdict of willful murder against some person or persons unknown, I realized more clearly than I had ever done the loss which the community had sustained by the death of Sherlock Holmes.
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