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Holmes, he was honestly convinced that a dreadful fate overhung his family, and certainly the records which he was able to give of his ancestors were not encouraging.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles   Context
It was a long chamber with a step separating the dais where the family sat from the lower portion reserved for their dependents.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
He was deeply impressed with the curse which hung over the family, and when this tragedy came I naturally felt that there must be some grounds for the fears which he had expressed.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
I was distressed therefore when another member of the family came down to live here, and I felt that he should be warned of the danger which he will run.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
If you have any influence with Sir Henry, take him away from a place which has always been fatal to his family.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
He told us of similar cases, where families had suffered from some evil influence, and he left us with the impression that he shared the popular view upon the matter.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson   Context
There have been decorators and furnishers up from Plymouth, and it is evident that our friend has large ideas and means to spare no pains or expense to restore the grandeur of his family.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
Your family has lived with mine for over a hundred years under this roof, and here I find you deep in some dark plot against me.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   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
But bear in mind, that should there fall in your way any one guilty of conspiring against the government, you will be so much the more bound to visit the offence with rigorous punishment, as it is known you belong to a suspected family.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi   Context
Indeed, I expected it, for it is a family inheritance; both my father and grandfather died of it in a third attack.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber   Context
I had often seen my noble patron annotating ancient volumes, and eagerly searching amongst dusty family manuscripts.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
There were two palaces and a vineyard behind the Palatine Hill; but in these days landed property had not much value, and the two palaces and the vineyard remained to the family since they were beneath the rapacity of the pope and his son.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
It had been handed down from father to son; for the singular clause of the only will that had been found, had caused it to be regarded as a genuine relic, preserved in the family with superstitious veneration.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
I searched, ransacked, counted, calculated a thousand and a thousand times the income and expenditure of the family for three hundred years.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
He had reserved from his annuity his family papers, his library, composed of five thousand volumes, and his famous breviary.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 18. The Treasure   Context
The same day he told his wife, Emmanuel, and his daughter all that had occurred; and a ray of hope, if not of tranquillity, returned to the family.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
On the 1st, Morrel returned; he was awaited by his family with extreme anxiety, for from this journey to Paris they hoped great things.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
The young man was too well acquainted with the business of the house, not to feel that a great catastrophe hung over the Morrel family.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
He was still comparatively young, he was surrounded by the loving care of a devoted family, but he had convinced himself by a course of reasoning, illogical perhaps, yet certainly plausible, that he must separate himself from all he held dear in the world, even life itself.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 30. The Fifth of September   Context
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