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1  You have made your statement very clearly.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
2  Two attempts of the sort have already been made.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
3  Yet, with all this, you made me reveal what you wanted to know.
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4  He made a sweeping bow to the three of us and walked quietly off in the custody of the detective.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
5  I have made a small study of tattoo marks and have even contributed to the literature of the subject.
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6  It was a considerable sum, for people in their position, and the loss of it would have made a serious difference.
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7  It was a quarter-past nine when I started from home and made my way across the Park, and so through Oxford Street to Baker Street.
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8  He was in dreadful earnest and made me swear, with my hands on the Testament, that whatever happened I would always be true to him.
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9  Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and found that I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daring criminals in London.
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10  Sherlock Holmes was pacing up and down the platform, his tall, gaunt figure made even gaunter and taller by his long grey travelling-cloak and close-fitting cloth cap.
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Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
11  It was quite against my wishes that she came, but she is a very excitable, impulsive girl, as you may have noticed, and she is not easily controlled when she has made up her mind on a point.
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12  However that may be, the young lady was very decidedly carried away, and, having quite made up her mind that her stepfather was in France, the suspicion of treachery never for an instant entered her mind.
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13  He would not go to the police, and he would not go to you, and so at last, as he would do nothing and kept on saying that there was no harm done, it made me mad, and I just on with my things and came right away to you.
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14  I had come to the conclusion that he had dropped asleep, and indeed was nodding myself, when he suddenly sprang out of his chair with the gesture of a man who has made up his mind and put his pipe down upon the mantelpiece.
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15  Father was a plumber in the Tottenham Court Road, and he left a tidy business behind him, which mother carried on with Mr. Hardy, the foreman; but when Mr. Windibank came he made her sell the business, for he was very superior, being a traveller in wines.
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16  It was a poky, little, shabby-genteel place, where four lines of dingy two-storied brick houses looked out into a small railed-in enclosure, where a lawn of weedy grass and a few clumps of faded laurel bushes made a hard fight against a smoke-laden and uncongenial atmosphere.
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17  Indeed, apart from the nature of the investigation which my friend had on hand, there was something in his masterly grasp of a situation, and his keen, incisive reasoning, which made it a pleasure to me to study his system of work, and to follow the quick, subtle methods by which he disentangled the most inextricable mysteries.
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