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1  The man seemed to be beside himself with excitement.
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2  The unfortunate young man was found lying near the table.
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3  I knew that Moriarty was not the only man who had sworn my death.
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4  Apparently, therefore, it was the young man himself who had fastened the door.
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5  It is no joke when a tall man has to take a foot off his stature for several hours on end.
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6  So amazed was I that I threw out my hand to make sure that the man himself was standing beside me.
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7  In the first place, no reason could be given why the young man should have fastened the door upon the inside.
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8  Peering through the gloom, I saw the vague outline of a man, a shade blacker than the blackness of the open door.
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9  For the rest the man's life moved in a narrow and conventional circle, for his habits were quiet and his nature unemotional.
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10  The shadow of a man who was seated in a chair within was thrown in hard, black outline upon the luminous screen of the window.
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11  Suppose a man had fired through the window, he would indeed be a remarkable shot who could with a revolver inflict so deadly a wound.
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12  As I did so I struck against an elderly, deformed man, who had been behind me, and I knocked down several books which he was carrying.
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13  And yet there was the dead man and there the revolver bullet, which had mushroomed out, as soft-nosed bullets will, and so inflicted a wound which must have caused instantaneous death.
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14  A tall, thin man with coloured glasses, whom I strongly suspected of being a plain-clothes detective, was pointing out some theory of his own, while the others crowded round to listen to what he said.
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15  It was perfectly easy, therefore, for anyone to get into the garden, but the window was entirely inaccessible, since there was no waterpipe or anything which could help the most active man to climb it.
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16  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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17  For an instant I thought that it was an accident, but a moment later, looking up, I saw a man's head against the darkening sky, and another stone struck the very ledge upon which I was stretched, within a foot of my head.
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