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I had already observed that he was as sensitive to flattery on the score of his art as any girl could be of her beauty.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL   Context
There is no branch of detective science which is so important and so much neglected as the art of tracing footsteps.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION   Context
Clearly they reflected the thoughts which possessed him, but whether the music aided those thoughts, or whether the playing was simply the result of a whim or fancy was more than I could determine.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION   Context
I observe that there is a good deal of German music on the programme, which is rather more to my taste than Italian or French.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, III   Context
The assistant had left the front shop for an instant, when he heard a crash, and hurrying in he found a plaster bust of Napoleon, which stood with several other works of art upon the counter, lying shivered into fragments.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS   Context
At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE   Context
He inquired how we were left, and on finding that we were very poor, he suggested that I should come and teach music to his only daughter, aged ten.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST   Context
Holmes and I walked along the broad, sandy road inhaling the fresh morning air and rejoicing in the music of the birds and the fresh breath of the spring.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST   Context
Here, in a broad thoroughfare, once the abode of wealthy City merchants, we found the sculpture works for which we searched.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS   Context
In an instant he had cleared every obstacle away, and he saw successively the lock, placed between two padlocks, and the two handles at each end, all carved as things were carved at that epoch, when art rendered the commonest metals precious.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
The boat, indeed, seemed to be animated with almost human intelligence, so promptly did it obey the slightest touch; and Dantes required but a short trial of his beautiful craft to acknowledge that the Genoese had not without reason attained their high reputation in the art of shipbuilding.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 25. The Unknown   Context
The evening passed as evenings mostly pass at Italian theatres; that is, not in listening to the music, but in paying visits and conversing.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
This manifestation on the part of the spectators of their wish to be allowed to hear the music, produced not the slightest effect on the two young men, who continued their conversation.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 53. Robert le Diable   Context
Really, I never saw such an infatuation for music; it is quite ridiculous for a young lady of fashion.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
I said nothing, for we must have peace in the house; and 100,000 francs for a lady and gentleman to be properly instructed in music and dancing are not too much.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene   Context
But as this dream cannot be realized, since Mademoiselle Danglars must become my lawful wife, live perpetually with me, sing to me, compose verses and music within ten paces of me, and that for my whole life, it frightens me.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 68. A Summer Ball   Context
Ask them to sing one more song; it is so delightful to hear music in the distance, when the musicians are unrestrained by observation.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 76. Progress of Cavalcanti the Younger   Context
Monte Cristo and Morcerf drew their seats towards a small table, on which were arranged music, drawings, and vases of flowers.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
The count soon heard the rattling of a bunch of skeleton keys, such as the locksmith brings when called to force a lock, and which thieves call nightingales, doubtless from the music of their nightly song when they grind against the bolt.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 82. The Burglary   Context
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