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1  Never in my life have I seen such a sight.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
2  Deeply as I have sinned, I have led a life of martyrdom to atone for it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
3  His grip has been upon me these twenty years, and he has blasted my life.
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Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4  My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
5  Let the whole incident be a sealed book, and do not allow it to affect your life.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
6  Above all, try to let Mr. Hosmer Angel vanish from your memory, as he has done from your life.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
7  There I parted from my old pals and determined to settle down to a quiet and respectable life.
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Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
8  Besides, we must be prompt, for this marriage may mean a complete change in her life and habits.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
9  Its splendour was in such contrast to his homely ways and simple life that I could not help commenting upon it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
10  My experience of camp life in Afghanistan had at least had the effect of making me a prompt and ready traveller.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
11  He had for years been known as a professional beggar, but his life appeared to have been a very quiet and innocent one.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
12  He had hardly spoken before there rushed into the room one of the most lovely young women that I have ever seen in my life.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
13  It was the most preposterous position in which I ever found myself in my life, and it was the thought of it that started me laughing just now.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  There were six of us, and we had a wild, free life of it, sticking up a station from time to time, or stopping the wagons on the road to the diggings.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
15  Men at his time of life do not change all their habits and exchange willingly the charming climate of Florida for the lonely life of an English provincial town.
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Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
16  I do not know whether he was seized with compunction at that moment for the part he was playing, but I know that I never felt more heartily ashamed of myself in my life than when I saw the beautiful creature against whom I was conspiring, or the grace and kindliness with which she waited upon the injured man.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
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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