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1  She would find that I was her best friend.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
2  "That's the best I can do for you," said he.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
3  This, the best and only final clue, has run to nothing.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
4  On the whole, then, it was best that I should risk the climb.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
5  That is the best advice which I can give you, Mr. Hilton Cubitt.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
6  You must play your cards as best you can when such a stake is on the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
7  He was the best shot in India, and I expect that there are few better in London.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
8  Mr. McFarlane had left his hat, and to the best of her belief his stick, in the hall.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
9  The Priory is, without exception, the best and most select preparatory school in England.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
10  I think, gentlemen," said Holmes, quietly, "that we had best take up our position behind the door.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
11  It would suit us best, but it is bolted as well as locked, and we should make too much noise getting in.
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Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
12  He will hold a card back for years in order to play it at the moment when the stake is best worth winning.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
13  This northern air is invigorating and pleasant, so I propose to spend a few days upon your moors, and to occupy my mind as best I may.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
14  I am disposed to help your Grace to the best of my ability, but, in order to do so, I must understand to the last detail how the matter stands.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
15  He had been with me for two years, and came with the best references, but he was a silent, morose man, not very popular either with masters or boys.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
16  This, gentlemen, is Colonel Sebastian Moran, once of Her Majesty's Indian Army, and the best heavy-game shot that our Eastern Empire has ever produced.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
17  I could not acknowledge the paternity to the world, but I gave him the best of educations, and since he came to manhood I have kept him near my person.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
18  I knew exactly what I was doing, for I knew of the existence of this remarkable gun, and I knew also that one of the best shots in the world would be behind it.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
19  I agree with you that complete frankness, however painful it may be to me, is the best policy in this desperate situation to which James's folly and jealousy have reduced us.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
20  Finally he led the way into the drawing-room, with the remark that the business was now out of our hands, and that we must while away the time as best we might until we could see what was in store for us.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN