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1  The second most dangerous man in London.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
2  He retired, came to London, and again acquired an evil name.
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3  He was the best shot in India, and I expect that there are few better in London.
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4  So long as he was free in London, my life would really not have been worth living.
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5  I called this morning, Dr. Huxtable, too late to prevent you from starting for London.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
6  Yes, I am all that, Mr. Holmes; and, in addition, I am the most unfortunate man at this moment in London.
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7  He had at least five small refuges in different parts of London, in which he was able to change his personality.
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8  I have been followed from London Bridge Station, and I am sure that they are only waiting for the warrant to arrest me.
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9  To the scientific student of the higher criminal world, no capital in Europe offered the advantages which London then possessed.
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10  I therefore cabled to my friend, Wilson Hargreave, of the New York Police Bureau, who has more than once made use of my knowledge of London crime.
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Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
11  Last year I came up to London for the Jubilee, and I stopped at a boarding-house in Russell Square, because Parker, the vicar of our parish, was staying in it.
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12  Well, Elsie learned some of our ways, but she couldn't stand the business, and she had a bit of honest money of her own, so she gave us all the slip and got away to London.
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13  The course of events in London did not run so well as I had hoped, for the trial of the Moriarty gang left two of its most dangerous members, my own most vindictive enemies, at liberty.
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14  We had a faithful friend, however, who is a business man, and it was he who discovered some time ago that some of the securities which my father had with him had reappeared on the London market.
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15  I came over at once to London, called in my own person at Baker Street, threw Mrs. Hudson into violent hysterics, and found that Mycroft had preserved my rooms and my papers exactly as they had always been.
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16  But I cared a great deal for the much more formidable person who was behind him, the bosom friend of Moriarty, the man who dropped the rocks over the cliff, the most cunning and dangerous criminal in London.
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17  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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18  A rainy night had been followed by a glorious morning, and the heath-covered countryside, with the glowing clumps of flowering gorse, seemed all the more beautiful to eyes which were weary of the duns and drabs and slate grays of London.
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Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
19  Those which are ticked have been traced on the London market, but the others, presumably, were still in the possession of Carey, and young Neligan, according to his own account, was anxious to recover them in order to do the right thing by his father's creditors.
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20  Having concluded this to my satisfaction and learning that only one of my enemies was now left in London, I was about to return when my movements were hastened by the news of this very remarkable Park Lane Mystery, which not only appealed to me by its own merits, but which seemed to offer some most peculiar personal opportunities.
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