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1  But I will make allowance for your natural anger.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
2  I can see that you have a strong, natural turn for this sort of thing.
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Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
3  The natural action of a man in pursuing a little boy would be to run after him.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
4  Yet I was sure that, with his revengeful nature, he would never give it to me of his own free-will.
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Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
5  It would be done so quickly and so naturally, that I daresay the young man himself has no recollection of it.
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Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
6  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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Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
7  As to you, friend Watson, I owe you every atonement for having allowed your natural curiosity to remain so long unsatisfied.
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Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
8  I associated that instrument with the single weakness of his nature, and I feared the worst when I saw it glittering in his hand.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
9  I could not find anything in the nature of a distinct impression, but the grass was trodden down, and someone had undoubtedly passed.
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Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
10  This passage is printed on the examination paper, and it would naturally be an immense advantage if the candidate could prepare it in advance.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
11  Fournaye, who is of Creole origin, is of an extremely excitable nature, and has suffered in the past from attacks of jealousy which have amounted to frenzy.
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Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
12  Some account of them and of their appearance was in the papers, and would naturally occur to anyone who wished to invent a story in which imaginary robbers should play a part.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
13  The same singularly proud and reserved nature which turned away with disdain from popular notoriety was capable of being moved to its depths by spontaneous wonder and praise from a friend.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
14  It was taken, then, yesterday evening between seven-thirty and eleven-thirty, probably near the earlier hour, since whoever took it evidently knew that it was there and would naturally secure it as early as possible.
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Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15  There were no signs that anyone had entered the room, and it is quite certain that anything in the nature of cries or a struggle would have been heard, since Caunter, the elder boy in the inner room, is a very light sleeper.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
16  It was evident that to his intensely aristocratic nature this discussion of his intimate family affairs with a stranger was most abhorrent, and that he feared lest every fresh question would throw a fiercer light into the discreetly shadowed corners of his ducal history.
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Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
17  And yet, without a harshness which was foreign to his nature, it was impossible to refuse to listen to the story of the young and beautiful woman, tall, graceful, and queenly, who presented herself at Baker Street late in the evening, and implored his assistance and advice.
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Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
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