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1  "To a great mind, nothing is little," remarked Holmes, sententiously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
2  In this great stretch of country there is no sign of life, nor of anything appertaining to life.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
3  Even across the street I could see a great blue anchor tattooed on the back of the fellow's hand.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single link of it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
5  The sight of a friendly face in the great wilderness of London is a pleasant thing indeed to a lonely man.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
6  As he spoke, we turned down a narrow lane and passed through a small side-door, which opened into a wing of the great hospital.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
7  This cloud continued to increase in size until it became evident that it could only be raised by a great multitude of moving creatures.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
8  If you are unable to come I shall give you fuller details, and would esteem it a great kindness if you would favour me with your opinion.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
9  There rose through the clear air a confused clattering and rumbling from this great mass of humanity, with the creaking of wheels and the neighing of horses.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
10  Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
11  So great was his emotion, that I felt sincerely sorry for him, while the two detectives smiled derisively, by no means displeased at this check which he had met.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
12  In more fertile spots the observer would have come to the conclusion that one of those great herds of bisons which graze upon the prairie land was approaching him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
13  As far as the eye can reach stretches the great flat plain-land, all dusted over with patches of alkali, and intersected by clumps of the dwarfish chaparral bushes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
14  Worn with pain, and weak from the prolonged hardships which I had undergone, I was removed, with a great train of wounded sufferers, to the base hospital at Peshawar.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
15  Still I had had such extraordinary evidence of the quickness of his perceptive faculties, that I had no doubt that he could see a great deal which was hidden from me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
16  Now the great salt plain stretched before his eyes, and the distant belt of savage mountains, without a sign anywhere of plant or tree, which might indicate the presence of moisture.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
17  IN the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilisation.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
18  A vulgar flaring paper adorned the walls, but it was blotched in places with mildew, and here and there great strips had become detached and hung down, exposing the yellow plaster beneath.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
19  As long as this man has no idea that anyone can have a clue there is some chance of securing him; but if he had the slightest suspicion, he would change his name, and vanish in an instant among the four million inhabitants of this great city.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
20  As the whirl of dust drew nearer to the solitary bluff upon which the two castaways were reposing, the canvas-covered tilts of waggons and the figures of armed horsemen began to show up through the haze, and the apparition revealed itself as being a great caravan upon its journey for the West.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN