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It is a short account of the facts elicited at the death of Sir Charles Baskerville which occurred a few days before that date.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles   Context
On the death of Sir Charles we inquired for this young gentleman and found that he had been farming in Canada.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
I feel sure that if Sir Charles could have spoken with me before his death he would have warned me against bringing this, the last of the old race, and the heir to great wealth, to that deadly place.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
But to tell the truth, sir, we were both very much attached to Sir Charles, and his death gave us a shock and made these surroundings very painful to us.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
The melancholy of the moor, the death of the unfortunate pony, the weird sound which had been associated with the grim legend of the Baskervilles, all these things tinged my thoughts with sadness.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
There is the death of the last occupant of the Hall, fulfilling so exactly the conditions of the family legend, and there are the repeated reports from peasants of the appearance of a strange creature upon the moor.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
Laura Lyons of Coombe Tracey had written to Sir Charles Baskerville and made an appointment with him at the very place and hour that he met his death, the other that the lurking man upon the moor was to be found among the stone huts upon the hillside.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
I ask you once again why it was that you were so pressing that Sir Charles should destroy this letter which he received on the day of his death.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
The tragedy was still black enough, but this man had at least deserved death by the laws of his country.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 12. Death on the Moor   Context
He said that the death was a very mysterious one, and that I should certainly be suspected if the facts came out.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets   Context
His ingenious mind instantly suggested a way by which the baronet could be done to death, and yet it would be hardly possible to bring home the guilt to the real murderer.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
Lyons knew neither of these things, but had been impressed by the death occurring at the time of an uncancelled appointment which was only known to him.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
She had learned something of the death of the convict, and she knew that the hound was being kept in the outhouse on the evening that Sir Henry was coming to dinner.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
If its appearance did not frighten its victim to death, at least it would paralyze the resistance which might be offered.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 15. A Retrospection   Context
Make me understand once for all that you are trifling with my happiness, that my life or death are nothing to you.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 3. The Catalans   Context
Absence severs as well as death, and if the walls of a prison were between Edmond and Mercedes they would be as effectually separated as if he lay under a tombstone.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 4. Conspiracy   Context
No sooner had Villefort left the salon, than he assumed the grave air of a man who holds the balance of life and death in his hands.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 7. The Examination   Context
He consigned his unknown persecutors to the most horrible tortures he could imagine, and found them all insufficient, because after torture came death, and after death, if not repose, at least the boon of unconsciousness.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
By dint of constantly dwelling on the idea that tranquillity was death, and if punishment were the end in view other tortures than death must be invented, he began to reflect on suicide.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27   Context
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