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1  It is a hobby of mine to have an exact knowledge of London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
2  We both sprang in, and away we dashed down the London Road.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
3  But this one comes from London, and therefore we cannot count upon delay.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
4  I then inquired as to the vessels which lay at present in the port of London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
5  I shall be busy this afternoon, and shall probably return to London by the evening train.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
6  This American had started from London when he was young, and he wanted to do the old town a good turn.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
7  I travelled in my youth, took to the stage, and finally became a reporter on an evening paper in London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
8  I have it from the same source that you are both an orphan and a bachelor and are residing alone in London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  He had risen from his chair and was standing between the parted blinds gazing down into the dull neutral-tinted London street.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
10  Upper Swandam Lane is a vile alley lurking behind the high wharves which line the north side of the river to the east of London Bridge.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
11  Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and found that I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daring criminals in London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
12  Dr. Roylott then abandoned his attempts to establish himself in practice in London and took us to live with him in the old ancestral house at Stoke Moran.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
13  Hence, you see, my double deduction that you had been out in vile weather, and that you had a particularly malignant boot-slitting specimen of the London slavey.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  Now, if you are well up in your London, you will know that the office of the company is in Fresno Street, which branches out of Upper Swandam Lane, where you found me to-night.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
15  Of these, one, the Lone Star, instantly attracted my attention, since, although it was reported as having cleared from London, the name is that which is given to one of the states of the Union.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
16  Mr. Merryweather is the chairman of directors, and he will explain to you that there are reasons why the more daring criminals of London should take a considerable interest in this cellar at present.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
17  All day the wind had screamed and the rain had beaten against the windows, so that even here in the heart of great, hand-made London we were forced to raise our minds for the instant from the routine of life and to recognise the presence of those great elemental forces which shriek at mankind through the bars of his civilisation, like untamed beasts in a cage.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
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