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1  But there was no great difficulty in the first stage of my adventure.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
2  Perhaps, Mr. Wilson, you would have the great kindness to recommence your narrative.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
3  He held out his snuffbox of old gold, with a great amethyst in the centre of the lid.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
4  To speak plainly, the matter implicates the great House of Ormstein, hereditary kings of Bohemia.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
5  It had cleared in the morning, and the sun was shining with a subdued brightness through the dim veil which hangs over the great city.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
6  He drank a great deal of brandy and smoked very heavily, but he would see no society and did not want any friends, not even his own brother.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
7  If you would have the great kindness to get rid of that sottish friend of yours I should be exceedingly glad to have a little talk with you.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
8  I can never bring you to realise the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
9  A professional case of great gravity was engaging my own attention at the time, and the whole of next day I was busy at the bedside of the sufferer.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
10  He appeared to be in a great hurry, shouted to the cabman to wait, and brushed past the maid who opened the door with the air of a man who was thoroughly at home.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
11  He looked about him anxiously in the glare of the lamp, and I could see that his face was pale and his eyes heavy, like those of a man who is weighed down with some great anxiety.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
12  Now, when you see that a young lady, otherwise neatly dressed, has come away from home with odd boots, half-buttoned, it is no great deduction to say that she came away in a hurry.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
13  The road in which we found ourselves as we turned round the corner from the retired Saxe-Coburg Square presented as great a contrast to it as the front of a picture does to the back.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
14  From under this great panoply she peeped up in a nervous, hesitating fashion at our windows, while her body oscillated backward and forward, and her fingers fidgeted with her glove buttons.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
15  While Sherlock Holmes had been detailing this singular series of events, we had been whirling through the outskirts of the great town until the last straggling houses had been left behind, and we rattled along with a country hedge upon either side of us.
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Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
16  He was himself red-headed, and he had a great sympathy for all red-headed men; so, when he died, it was found that he had left his enormous fortune in the hands of trustees, with instructions to apply the interest to the providing of easy berths to men whose hair is of that colour.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
17  All day the wind had screamed and the rain had beaten against the windows, so that even here in the heart of great, hand-made London we were forced to raise our minds for the instant from the routine of life and to recognise the presence of those great elemental forces which shriek at mankind through the bars of his civilisation, like untamed beasts in a cage.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
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