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1  I could manage it better if I were alone.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
2  I love and am loved by a better man than he.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
3  In a man it is perhaps better first to take the knee of the trouser.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
4  It was a curious way of managing it, but, really, it would be difficult to suggest a better.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
5  I feel better now, and I will put the facts before you as shortly and yet as clearly as I can.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
6  Perhaps it would have been better for both of us had I been sterner, but I meant it for the best.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
7  Saturday would suit them better than any other day, as it would give them two days for their escape.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
8  Mary and Arthur were much interested and wished to see the famous coronet, but I thought it better not to disturb it.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
9  I should not wish a smarter assistant, Mr. Holmes; and I know very well that he could better himself and earn twice what I am able to give him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
10  I am sorry that Miss Sutherland has troubled you about this little matter, for I think it is far better not to wash linen of the sort in public.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
11  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.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
12  For some years the organisation flourished in spite of the efforts of the United States government and of the better classes of the community in the South.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
13  Well, the temptation of sudden wealth so easily acquired was too much for you, as it has been for better men before you; but you were not very scrupulous in the means you used.
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Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
14  By its light I saw that the black ceiling was coming down upon me, slowly, jerkily, but, as none knew better than myself, with a force which must within a minute grind me to a shapeless pulp.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
15  The central portion was in little better repair, but the right-hand block was comparatively modern, and the blinds in the windows, with the blue smoke curling up from the chimneys, showed that this was where the family resided.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
16  At his fall the guardsmen took to their heels in one direction and the loungers in the other, while a number of better dressed people, who had watched the scuffle without taking part in it, crowded in to help the lady and to attend to the injured man.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
17  I felt, however, that when Whitney was once confined in the cab my mission was practically accomplished; and for the rest, I could not wish anything better than to be associated with my friend in one of those singular adventures which were the normal condition of his existence.
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Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
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