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1  No one less than that would have a chance.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
2  It's my first big chance, and I am at my wit's end.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
3  This is the chance of my lifetime in that direction.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
4  Of course, it must be a mere chance about the glasses.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
5  Tell him that a full confession is his only chance of forgiveness.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
6  If the Countess is a hard mistress, you have your chance to get level with her now.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
7  It was a splendid chance of putting your theories into practice, Mr. Sherlock Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
8  I can't say that she did not give me every chance of getting out of it if I wished to do so.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
9  Night and day the shadow would have been over me, and sooner or later his chance must have come.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
10  By a singular and happy chance, we are able to some extent to check what passed along this road during the night in question.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
11  But for the fortunate chance of the dying man having seized these, I am not sure that we could ever have reached our solution.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
12  The instant that the Professor had disappeared, it struck me what a really extraordinarily lucky chance Fate had placed in my way.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
13  It is vain to look elsewhere for tracks in this dry weather, but at THAT point there is certainly a chance of some record being left.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
14  Then he implored me to keep his secret for three days longer, so as to give his wretched accomplice a chance of saving his guilty life.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
15  You may think that I read the papers with some attention during my sojourn in France, on the look-out for any chance of laying him by the heels.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
16  However, if there's any difficulty in your telling me, I'll do the talking, and then you will see how far you have a chance of holding back your secrets.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
17  Two weeks ago I was passing this place, when I chanced to look back over my shoulder, and about two hundred yards behind me I saw a man, also on a bicycle.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
18  Well, this injury, as he would consider it, has rankled in his wicked, scheming brain, and all his life he has longed for vengeance, but never seen his chance.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
19  On the other hand, it seemed an unthinkable coincidence that a man should dare to enter the room, and that by chance on that very day the papers were on the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
20  Well, something was worrying him the night before, and if it was to do with money it is possible that he would make for his nearest relative, who had so much of it, though from all I have heard he would not have much chance of getting it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER