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1  Probably it was something in the nature of a judicial proceeding.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
2  Seeing the hook, however they naturally saved themselves the trouble.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
3  This side of his nature, however, appears never to have been turned towards his wife.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
4  On his arrival he promptly found and arrested the man upon whom suspicion naturally rested.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
5  The nature of the bill showed that there was a lady in the case, and one who had expensive tastes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
6  He is a man of good birth and excellent education, endowed by nature with a phenomenal mathematical faculty.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
7  This puerile feature in a nature which was conspicuously manly had often given rise to comment and conjecture.
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Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
8  You hold your own pipe to the lamp, and see how naturally you, being right-handed, hold the left side to the flame.
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Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
9  The lady, against whom naturally the strongest suspicion rested, was removed to her room, still in a state of insensibility.
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Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
10  His round, ruddy face was naturally full of cheeriness, but the corners of his mouth seemed to me to be pulled down in a half-comical distress.
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Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
11  It was, of course, of the very first importance that they should not be reminded of the existence of this paper, otherwise they would naturally destroy it without delay.
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Get Context   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
12  Of late I have been tempted to look into the problems furnished by nature rather than those more superficial ones for which our artificial state of society is responsible.
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Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  You see, at the commencement of an investigation it is something to know that your client is in close contact with some one who, for good or evil, has an exceptional nature.
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Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
14  From every gesture and expression I could see that he was a reserved, self-contained man, with a dash of pride in his nature, more likely to hide his wounds than to expose them.
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Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
15  Appreciation of nature found no place among his many gifts, and his only change was when he turned his mind from the evil-doer of the town to track down his brother of the country.
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Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
16  My wife had always been a woman of a frank, open nature, and it gave me a chill to see her slinking into her own room, and crying out and wincing when her own husband spoke to her.
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Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
17  He would naturally use the first words which came to his mind, and if there were so many which referred to sport among them, you may be tolerably sure that he is either an ardent shot or interested in breeding.
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Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
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