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1  It is frightening her to death.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
2  Then came the death of this Ronald Adair.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
3  His death had certainly been instantaneous and painless.
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Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
4  I knew that Moriarty was not the only man who had sworn my death.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
5  You imagine I am connected with the death of Captain Peter Carey.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
6  "Well, he drew up his own death warrant at the same time," said Lestrade.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
7  You have ended by bringing about the death of a noble man and driving his wife to suicide.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
8  From a distance, unseen by me, he had been a witness of his friend's death and of my escape.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
9  The cause of his death was a frightful blow upon the head, which had crushed in part of his skull.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
10  It was shown that, after dinner on the day of his death, he had played a rubber of whist at the latter club.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
11  There were at least three others whose desire for vengeance upon me would only be increased by the death of their leader.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
12  I came down to Sussex with the intention of seeing the captain, but it was at this moment that his terrible death occurred.
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Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
13  Close on the heels of these two famous cases came the tragedy of Woodman's Lee, and the very obscure circumstances which surrounded the death of Captain Peter Carey.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
14  There I was stretched, when you, my dear Watson, and all your following were investigating in the most sympathetic and inefficient manner the circumstances of my death.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
15  And yet there was the dead man and there the revolver bullet, which had mushroomed out, as soft-nosed bullets will, and so inflicted a wound which must have caused instantaneous death.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
16  Late at night I heard him consoling Dr. Huxtable, prostrated by the tragedy of his master's death, and later still he entered my room as alert and vigorous as he had been when he started in the morning.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
17  There were some figures also upon a sheet of paper, with the names of some club friends opposite to them, from which it was conjectured that before his death he was endeavouring to make out his losses or winnings at cards.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
18  The American, Abe Slaney, was condemned to death at the winter assizes at Norwich, but his penalty was changed to penal servitude in consideration of mitigating circumstances, and the certainty that Hilton Cubitt had fired the first shot.
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Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
19  As I read the evidence at the inquest, which led up to a verdict of willful murder against some person or persons unknown, I realized more clearly than I had ever done the loss which the community had sustained by the death of Sherlock Holmes.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
20  The police theory is that a most sensational crime has been committed, that the victim was clubbed to death in his own bedroom, his papers rifled, and his dead body dragged across to the wood-stack, which was then ignited so as to hide all traces of the crime.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
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