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1  Of course it is a nucleus and focus of crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
2  We are only just in time to prevent some subtle and horrible crime.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
3  Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
4  The rooms were carefully examined, and results all pointed to an abominable crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5  The more featureless and commonplace a crime is, the more difficult it is to bring it home.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
6  The stage lost a fine actor, even as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
7  The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
8  The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
9  I trust, sir, that you will succeed in proving, what I feel sure is the truth, that my cousin Arthur is innocent of this crime.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
11  I look at them, and the only thought which comes to me is a feeling of their isolation and of the impunity with which crime may be committed there.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
12  As far as I have heard, it is impossible for me to say whether the present case is an instance of crime or not, but the course of events is certainly among the most singular that I have ever listened to.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
13  You have heard me remark that the strangest and most unique things are very often connected not with the larger but with the smaller crimes, and occasionally, indeed, where there is room for doubt whether any positive crime has been committed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
14  You have heard me remark that the strangest and most unique things are very often connected not with the larger but with the smaller crimes, and occasionally, indeed, where there is room for doubt whether any positive crime has been committed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
15  He was still, as ever, deeply attracted by the study of crime, and occupied his immense faculties and extraordinary powers of observation in following out those clues, and clearing up those mysteries which had been abandoned as hopeless by the official police.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
16  Botany variable, geology profound as regards the mud-stains from any region within fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin-player, boxer, swordsman, lawyer, and self-poisoner by cocaine and tobacco.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
17  I was already deeply interested in his inquiry, for, though it was surrounded by none of the grim and strange features which were associated with the two crimes which I have already recorded, still, the nature of the case and the exalted station of his client gave it a character of its own.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
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