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Neither did he appear to have pursued any course of reading which might fit him for a degree in science or any other recognized portal which would give him an entrance into the learned world.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION   Context
So startling would his results appear to the uninitiated that until they learned the processes by which he had arrived at them they might well consider him as a necromancer.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION   Context
There were many marks of footsteps upon the wet clayey soil, but since the police had been coming and going over it, I was unable to see how my companion could hope to learn anything from it.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY 6   Context
Least of all does the maiden herself know it until the tone of a voice or the touch of a hand sets her heart thrilling within her, and she learns, with a mixture of pride and of fear, that a new and a larger nature has awoken within her.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
John, cooped up in the valley, and absorbed in his work, had had little chance of learning the news of the outside world during the last twelve years.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
With indomitable patience and perseverance, Jefferson Hope possessed also a power of sustained vindictiveness, which he may have learned from the Indians amongst whom he had lived.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS   Context
Petersburg they had departed for Paris; and when he followed them there he learned that they had just set off for Copenhagen.
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A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS   Context
The hardest job was to learn my way about, for I reckon that of all the mazes that ever were contrived, this city is the most confusing.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W   Context
I used to be able to keep two assistants, but now I only keep one; and I would have a job to pay him but that he is willing to come for half wages so as to learn the business.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, III   Context
This is the man whom we now learn to have been the lodger at the opium den, and to have been the last man to see the gentleman of whom we are in quest.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP   Context
My stepfather learned of the engagement when my sister returned and offered no objection to the marriage; but within a fortnight of the day which had been fixed for the wedding, the terrible event occurred which has deprived me of my only companion.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND   Context
The little which I had yet to learn of the case was told me by Sherlock Holmes as we travelled back next day.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND   Context
Her prolonged absence having caused some comment, her father followed her, but learned from her maid that she had only come up to her chamber for an instant, caught up an ulster and bonnet, and hurried down to the passage.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR   Context
He learned to play heavily at cards and to squander money on the turf, until he had again and again to come to me and implore me to give him an advance upon his allowance, that he might settle his debts of honour.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET   Context
The public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out in the police investigation, but a good deal was suppressed upon that occasion, since the case for the prosecution was so overwhelmingly strong that it was not necessary to bring forward all the facts.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
In some manner he had learned of my own sad bereavement, and his sympathy was shown in his manner rather than in his words.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
Lestrade had learned by more experiences than he would care to acknowledge that that brain could cut through that which was impenetrable to him.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER   Context
He was well liked by the few neighbours who called upon him, and he has the reputation down there of being a very learned man.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ   Context
The professor is writing a learned book, and he found it necessary, about a year ago, to engage a secretary.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ   Context
I have learned caution now, and I had rather play tricks with the law of England than with my own conscience.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE   Context
He would say nothing of the case, and it was from the papers that I learned the particulars of the inquest, and the arrest with the subsequent release of John Mitton, the valet of the deceased.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN   Context
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