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Holmes, because I recognized that I am myself an unpractical man and because I am suddenly confronted with a most serious and extraordinary problem.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes   Context
As it is, by an indiscreet eagerness, which was taken advantage of with extraordinary quickness and energy by our opponent, we have betrayed ourselves and lost our man.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville   Context
A small fly or moth had fluttered across our path, and in an instant Stapleton was rushing with extraordinary energy and speed in pursuit of it.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
I was standing watching his pursuit with a mixture of admiration for his extraordinary activity and fear lest he should lose his footing in the treacherous mire, when I heard the sound of steps and, turning round, found a woman near me upon the path.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
Her face fell, however, when she saw that I was a stranger, and she sat down again and asked me the object of my visit.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
I shrank back into the darkest corner and cocked the pistol in my pocket, determined not to discover myself until I had an opportunity of seeing something of the stranger.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
Mortimer, and Frankland, of Lafter Hall, let me end on that which is most important and tell you more about the Barrymores, and especially about the surprising development of last night.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson   Context
But I have seen things so extraordinary, that what you tell me seems less astonishing than it otherwise might.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 27. The Story   Context
After some time Cucumetto became the object of universal attention; the most extraordinary traits of ferocious daring and brutality were related of him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
And his appearance had nothing extraordinary in it; but the hesitation with which he proceeded, stopping and listening with anxious attention at every step he took, convinced Franz that he expected the arrival of some person.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 34. The Colosseum   Context
My father, who never goes out, has several times been on the point of refusing this invitation; Madame de Villefort, on the contrary, is burning with the desire of seeing this extraordinary nabob in his own house, therefore, she has with great difficulty prevailed on my father to accompany her.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch   Context
It glistened with such extraordinary joy, so rich and full of thought, that the physician was struck.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal   Context
Every morning Morrel called on Noirtier to receive news of Valentine, and, extraordinary as it seemed, each day found him less uneasy.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
Still, the presence of Monte Cristo at such an hour, his mysterious, fanciful, and extraordinary entrance into her room through the wall, might well seem impossibilities to her shattered reason.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 100. The Apparition   Context
Still this extraordinary silence appeared strange to him, and he called a second and third time; still no answer.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 102. Valentine   Context
Seeing a stranger, escorted by two turnkeys holding torches and accompanied by two soldiers, and to whom the governor spoke bareheaded, Dantes, who guessed the truth, and that the moment to address himself to the superior authorities was come, sprang forward with clasped hands.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners   Context
On the staircase they met a beautiful girl of sixteen or seventeen, who looked with anxiety at the stranger.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
The young girl turned pale and continued to descend, while the stranger and Cocles continued to mount the staircase.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
Morrel closed the ledger, arose, and offered a seat to the stranger; and when he had seen him seated, resumed his own chair.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
The two men remained opposite one another, Morrel trembling in every limb, the stranger gazing at him with an air of profound pity.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son   Context
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