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1  It has been a standing jest in the family that nothing could ever wake me during the night.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
2  I have no doubt at all that a family mannerism can be traced in these two specimens of writing.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
3  However, as you have been a long time in the family, I have no wish to bring public disgrace upon you.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
4  I began to talk to her about her family, and you remember that she at once gave us some exceedingly valuable details.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
5  He changed his appearance as far as he could, and trusted that the likeness, which you could not fail to observe, would be put down to a family resemblance.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
6  My indignation at this calm examination of our family documents overcame me so far that I took a step forward, and Brunton, looking up, saw me standing in the doorway.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
7  He was a man of good family and of great ability, but of incurably vicious habits, who had by an ingenious system of fraud obtained huge sums of money from the leading London merchants.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
8  The enormously thick walls and tiny windows of this part had in the last century driven the family into building the new wing, and the old one was used now as a storehouse and a cellar, when it was used at all.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
9  We were able to find out, by communicating with the gentleman who had answered the advertisement, that the unfortunate young lady came of a wealthy Grecian family, and that she had been on a visit to some friends in England.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
10  I had reckoned upon solving the matter when once I had found the place referred to in the Ritual; but now I was there, and was apparently as far as ever from knowing what it was which the family had concealed with such elaborate precautions.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
11  Between ourselves, the recent cases in which I have been of assistance to the royal family of Scandinavia, and to the French republic, have left me in such a position that I could continue to live in the quiet fashion which is most congenial to me, and to concentrate my attention upon my chemical researches.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  He was indeed a scion of one of the very oldest families in the kingdom, though his branch was a cadet one which had separated from the northern Musgraves some time in the sixteenth century, and had established itself in western Sussex, where the Manor House of Hurlstone is perhaps the oldest inhabited building in the county.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual