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1  The alarm of fire was admirably done.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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2  Until after the alarm of fire, I had not a suspicion.
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3  The photograph is now as safe as if it were in the fire.
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4  If they fire, Watson, have no compunction about shooting them down.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
5  When you raise your cry of fire, it will be taken up by quite a number of people.
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6  Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.
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7  I sat down beside the fire, however, with the intention of awaiting him, however long he might be.
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8  The station-master had not finished his speech before we were all hastening in the direction of the fire.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
9  There was a long silence, during which Holmes leaned his chin upon his hands and stared into the crackling fire.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
10  When a woman thinks that her house is on fire, her instinct is at once to rush to the thing which she values most.
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11  Putting his hands into his pockets, he stretched out his legs in front of the fire and laughed heartily for some minutes.
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12  Sherlock Holmes sat for some time in silence, with his head sunk forward and his eyes bent upon the red glow of the fire.
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13  I seated myself in his armchair and warmed my hands before his crackling fire, for a sharp frost had set in, and the windows were thick with the ice crystals.
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14  The fire was burning brightly, and in the grate there was a mass of black, fluffy ashes, as of burned paper, while the brass box stood open and empty beside it.
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15  His form had filled out, his wrinkles were gone, the dull eyes had regained their fire, and there, sitting by the fire and grinning at my surprise, was none other than Sherlock Holmes.
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Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
16  At the farther end was a small brazier of burning charcoal, beside which on a three-legged wooden stool there sat a tall, thin old man, with his jaw resting upon his two fists, and his elbows upon his knees, staring into the fire.
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17  The road topped a low hill, and there was a great widespread whitewashed building in front of us, spouting fire at every chink and window, while in the garden in front three fire-engines were vainly striving to keep the flames under.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
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