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1  The photograph is now as safe as if it were in the fire.
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2  He could only say that if I waited I should hear by post.
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3  And here he comes, if I am not mistaken, to resolve all our doubts.
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4  I had been told that, if the King employed an agent, it would certainly be you.
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5  I shall call with the King to-morrow, and with you, if you care to come with us.
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6  But there is, if you will excuse my saying so, something just a little funny about it.
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7  Be in your chamber then at that hour, and do not take it amiss if your visitor wear a mask.
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8  He is as brave as a bulldog and as tenacious as a lobster if he gets his claws upon anyone.
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9  We live very quietly, sir, the three of us; and we keep a roof over our heads and pay our debts, if we do nothing more.
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10  It looked as if the pair might take an immediate departure, and so necessitate very prompt and energetic measures on my part.
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11  I fear that I bore you with these details, but I have to let you see my little difficulties, if you are to understand the situation.
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12  Then, again, I have heard it is no use your applying if your hair is light red, or dark red, or anything but real bright, blazing, fiery red.
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13  The furniture was scattered about in every direction, with dismantled shelves and open drawers, as if the lady had hurriedly ransacked them before her flight.
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14  Finally, I went to the landlord, who is an accountant living on the ground floor, and I asked him if he could tell me what had become of the Red-headed League.
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15  Now, if you cared to apply, Mr. Wilson, you would just walk in; but perhaps it would hardly be worth your while to put yourself out of the way for the sake of a few hundred pounds.
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16  You have shown your relish for it by the enthusiasm which has prompted you to chronicle, and, if you will excuse my saying so, somewhat to embellish so many of my own little adventures.
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17  As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession.
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