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1  It may have been a book lying on its side.
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Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
2  I sat until after eleven in this room, absorbed in a book.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
3  There is no particular reason for keeping a watch upon that book.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
4  I daresay they might get a peep at that sales book if they wanted to.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
5  Your check book is locked in my drawer, and you have not asked for the key.
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Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
6  He returned with a large book, one of the logbooks which formed a line upon the shelves.
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Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
7  When our visitor was silent Holmes stretched out his hand and took down letter "S" of his commonplace book.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
8  The professor is writing a learned book, and he found it necessary, about a year ago, to engage a secretary.
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Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
9  Then, with an angry gesture of his clenched hand, he closed the book, replaced it in the corner, and put out the light.
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Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
10  To-night I tried again and succeeded, but I find that the pages which deal with that month have been torn from the book.
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Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
11  As I did so I struck against an elderly, deformed man, who had been behind me, and I knocked down several books which he was carrying.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
12  There upon a shelf was the row of formidable scrap-books and books of reference which many of our fellow-citizens would have been so glad to burn.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
13  He was dressed in the seedy frockcoat of the book merchant, but the rest of that individual lay in a pile of white hair and old books upon the table.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
14  He was dressed in the seedy frockcoat of the book merchant, but the rest of that individual lay in a pile of white hair and old books upon the table.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
15  I endeavoured to apologize for the accident, but it was evident that these books which I had so unfortunately maltreated were very precious objects in the eyes of their owner.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
16  To my astonishment it was none other than my strange old book collector, his sharp, wizened face peering out from a frame of white hair, and his precious volumes, a dozen of them at least, wedged under his right arm.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
17  For that reason I turned away from you this evening when you upset my books, for I was in danger at the time, and any show of surprise and emotion upon your part might have drawn attention to my identity and led to the most deplorable and irreparable results.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
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