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1  It took me some little time, for the bell rings in the kitchen and the servants all sleep upstairs.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
2  Well, about two in the morning I had sunk into a light sleep when I was suddenly aroused by a slight noise.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
3  But we may sleep on it now, for I shall be surprised if we do not hear something further from Brook Street in the morning.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
4  I should have waited for the morning, but I could not sleep for excitement, and so at last I slipped out, knowing how difficult it is to awake you.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
5  I was able at last to persuade my companion to take my advice, though I knew from his excited manner that there was not much hope of sleep for him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
6  Then I put out my hand and was about to shake the man, who was still sleeping soundly, when a bell over his head rang loudly, and he woke with a start.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
7  In reply to her inquiries, he said that he could not sleep on account of his anxiety about the horses, and that he intended to walk down to the stables to see that all was well.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
8  Hunter was obviously under the influence of some powerful drug, and as no sense could be got out of him, he was left to sleep it off while the two lads and the two women ran out in search of the absentees.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze