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1  You have acted with great discretion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
2  They had just found a great treasure-trove.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
3  Holmes took each face of the house in turn, and examined it with great interest.
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4  Holmes sat in a great, old-fashioned chair, his inexorable eyes gleaming out of his haggard face.
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5  He turned over the pages lazily, leaning back in his chair and blowing great clouds from his cigar.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
6  "I'm not much of a story-teller," said our visitor, nervously clasping and unclasping his great, strong hands.
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7  In your picturesque account of the matter, which I read with great interest some months later, you assert that the wall was sheer.
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8  With the brow of a philosopher above and the jaw of a sensualist below, the man must have started with great capacities for good or for evil.
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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
9  I was about to make some remark to him, when I raised my eyes to the lighted window, and again experienced almost as great a surprise as before.
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10  They were not, so far as I could judge, of any great value, nor did the bank-book show that Mr. Oldacre was in such very affluent circumstances.
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11  The engines were soon upon the spot, but the dry wood burned with great fury, and it was impossible to arrest the conflagration until the stack had been entirely consumed.
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12  Well, sir, if it isn't too great a liberty, I am a neighbour of yours, for you'll find my little bookshop at the corner of Church Street, and very happy to see you, I am sure.
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13  He was a tall, handsome, swarthy fellow, clad in a suit of gray flannel, with a Panama hat, a bristling black beard, and a great, aggressive hooked nose, and flourishing a cane as he walked.
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14  A scientific expert would pronounce at once that this was drawn up on a suburban line, since nowhere save in the immediate vicinity of a great city could there be so quick a succession of points.
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15  But I cared a great deal for the much more formidable person who was behind him, the bosom friend of Moriarty, the man who dropped the rocks over the cliff, the most cunning and dangerous criminal in London.
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16  They said that my uncle was a friend of theirs, that he had died some months before in great poverty in Johannesburg, and that he had asked them with his last breath to hunt up his relations, and see that they were in no want.
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Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
17  Often it was only the smallest trace, Watson, the faintest indication, and yet it was enough to tell me that the great malignant brain was there, as the gentlest tremors of the edges of the web remind one of the foul spider which lurks in the centre.
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