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1  And in practice again, I observe.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
2  Now, I know that there are seventeen steps, because I have both seen and observed.
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Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
3  It is a cold night, and I observe that your circulation is more adapted for summer than for winter.
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Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
4  Pray draw up to it, and I shall order you a cup of hot coffee, for I observe that you are shivering.
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Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
5  As you may observe, Mr. Holmes, my hair is somewhat luxuriant, and of a rather peculiar tint of chestnut.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
6  As you observe, this woman had plush upon her sleeves, which is a most useful material for showing traces.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
7  I observe that there is a good deal of German music on the programme, which is rather more to my taste than Italian or French.
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Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
8  He was much excited, without either his gun or his hat, and his right hand and sleeve were observed to be stained with fresh blood.
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Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
9  You observed that her right glove was torn at the forefinger, but you did not apparently see that both glove and finger were stained with violet ink.
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10  Slowly and solemnly he was borne into Briony Lodge and laid out in the principal room, while I still observed the proceedings from my post by the window.
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11  They were always very careful, I observed, to turn my face away from the window, so that I became consumed with the desire to see what was going on behind my back.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
12  As to Holmes, I observed that he sat frequently for half an hour on end, with knitted brows and an abstracted air, but he swept the matter away with a wave of his hand when I mentioned it.
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Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
13  There can be no question that it was your oil-lamp which, when it was crushed in the press, set fire to the wooden walls, though no doubt they were too excited in the chase after you to observe it at the time.
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Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
14  I was then much surprised and interested on glancing down to observe that, though the boots which she was wearing were not unlike each other, they were really odd ones; the one having a slightly decorated toe-cap, and the other a plain one.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
15  Then something suddenly snapped, and your son, finding that he had the coronet in his hands, rushed back, closed the window, ascended to your room, and had just observed that the coronet had been twisted in the struggle and was endeavouring to straighten it when you appeared upon the scene.
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Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
16  This dust, you will observe, is not the gritty, grey dust of the street but the fluffy brown dust of the house, showing that it has been hung up indoors most of the time, while the marks of moisture upon the inside are proof positive that the wearer perspired very freely, and could therefore, hardly be in the best of training.
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Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
17  There were, it is true, some blood-stains upon his right shirt-sleeve, but he pointed to his ring-finger, which had been cut near the nail, and explained that the bleeding came from there, adding that he had been to the window not long before, and that the stains which had been observed there came doubtless from the same source.
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Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
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