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1  She was very straight about it, was Elsie.
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2  I did not take long to think about it, Watson.
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3  There is no doubt about the stick belonging to our client.
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4  That is about the only bit of consolation I have had to-day.
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5  "There are really some very unique features about this case, Watson," said he.
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6  His age may have been about twenty-seven, his dress and bearing that of a gentleman.
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7  But about a month ago, at the end of June, I saw for the first time signs of trouble.
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8  Remember, my boy, not one word to your parents about the affair until everything is settled.
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9  I thought that it was the stable-boy who had drawn them, but the lad swore he knew nothing about it.
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10  I have had some very disagreeable associations in my life,' said she, 'I wish to forget all about them.
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11  I crawled about the lawn with an August sun on my back, but I got up at the end of an hour no wiser than before.
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12  In the evening I strolled across the Park, and found myself about six o'clock at the Oxford Street end of Park Lane.
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13  By the way, there is one curious little point about those papers which may serve us as the starting-point for an inquiry.
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14  I was very much surprised therefore, when yesterday, about three o'clock in the afternoon, he walked into my office in the city.
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15  I was about to make some remark to him, when I raised my eyes to the lighted window, and again experienced almost as great a surprise as before.
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16  A small timber-yard still exists, however, at the back of the house, and last night, about twelve o'clock, an alarm was given that one of the stacks was on fire.
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17  Having shaken hands with each of us, he was about to sit down, when his eye rested upon the paper with the curious markings, which I had just examined and left upon the table.
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18  There were points about this strange business which would, I was sure, have specially appealed to him, and the efforts of the police would have been supplemented, or more probably anticipated, by the trained observation and the alert mind of the first criminal agent in Europe.
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19  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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20  An examination of his room revealed that the bed had not been slept in, that a safe which stood in it was open, that a number of important papers were scattered about the room, and finally, that there were signs of a murderous struggle, slight traces of blood being found within the room, and an oaken walking-stick, which also showed stains of blood upon the handle.
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