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1  I have known something of him before.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
2  It was late before Sherlock Holmes returned.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
3  It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
4  Presently he emerged, looking even more flurried than before.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
5  We have had some skirmishes, but we had never set eyes upon each other before.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
6  The driver looked twice at such a shabby fare, but I jumped in before he could object.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
7  Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
8  Those are the main facts of the case as they came out before the coroner and the police-court.
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ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
9  Still, it did not go for very much, for the older man might have turned his back before the blow fell.
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ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
10  Oh, how simple it would all have been had I been here before they came like a herd of buffalo and wallowed all over it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
11  But between ourselves, Windibank, it was as cruel and selfish and heartless a trick in a petty way as ever came before me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
12  He had hardly spoken before there rushed into the room one of the most lovely young women that I have ever seen in my life.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
13  It is possible, however, that I may have something better before very many minutes are over, for this is one of my clients, or I am much mistaken.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
14  It was about ten minutes before we regained our cab and drove back into Ross, Holmes still carrying with him the stone which he had picked up in the wood.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
15  The furniture was scattered about in every direction, with dismantled shelves and open drawers, as if the lady had hurriedly ransacked them before her flight.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
16  It was close upon four before the door opened, and a drunken-looking groom, ill-kempt and side-whiskered, with an inflamed face and disreputable clothes, walked into the room.
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ContextHighlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
17  His nostrils seemed to dilate with a purely animal lust for the chase, and his mind was so absolutely concentrated upon the matter before him that a question or remark fell unheeded upon his ears, or, at the most, only provoked a quick, impatient snarl in reply.
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ContextHighlight   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
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