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1  Not more than is usual in my family.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
2  You may know the strict principles of her family.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
3  That is as much as I have been able to gather about the families.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4  My family itself is so small that it will not take me long to describe it.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
5  It is no wonder that he and his family have some of the more implacable spirits upon their track.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
6  Neither you nor your son knew the true character of this man when you admitted him into your family circle.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
7  Of course, I did not mind you so much, as you are not connected with the official police, but it is not pleasant to have a family misfortune like this noised abroad.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
8  During that time I have lived happily at Horsham, and I had begun to hope that this curse had passed away from the family, and that it had ended with the last generation.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
9  Even though he knew that Arthur had discovered him, he might still flatter himself that he was safe, for the lad could not say a word without compromising his own family.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  In the last century, however, four successive heirs were of a dissolute and wasteful disposition, and the family ruin was eventually completed by a gambler in the days of the Regency.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
11  And, I say, Peterson, just buy a goose on your way back and leave it here with me, for we must have one to give to this gentleman in place of the one which your family is now devouring.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
12  Of all these varied cases, however, I cannot recall any which presented more singular features than that which was associated with the well-known Surrey family of the Roylotts of Stoke Moran.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
13  They appear to have avoided the society of the neighbouring English families and to have led retired lives, though both the McCarthys were fond of sport and were frequently seen at the race-meetings of the neighbourhood.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
14  The central portion was in little better repair, but the right-hand block was comparatively modern, and the blinds in the windows, with the blue smoke curling up from the chimneys, showed that this was where the family resided.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
15  Instead of making friends and exchanging visits with our neighbours, who had at first been overjoyed to see a Roylott of Stoke Moran back in the old family seat, he shut himself up in his house and seldom came out save to indulge in ferocious quarrels with whoever might cross his path.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
16  He had no friends at all save the wandering gipsies, and he would give these vagabonds leave to encamp upon the few acres of bramble-covered land which represent the family estate, and would accept in return the hospitality of their tents, wandering away with them sometimes for weeks on end.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
17  From time to time I heard some vague account of his doings: of his summons to Odessa in the case of the Trepoff murder, of his clearing up of the singular tragedy of the Atkinson brothers at Trincomalee, and finally of the mission which he had accomplished so delicately and successfully for the reigning family of Holland.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
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