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1  We were all assembled round him when the door opened, and a tall, gaunt woman entered the room.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
2  His wife is a very tall and strong woman with a sour face, as silent as Mrs. Rucastle and much less amiable.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
3  He was a man of about fifty, tall, portly, and imposing, with a massive, strongly marked face and a commanding figure.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
4  So tall was he that his hat actually brushed the cross bar of the doorway, and his breadth seemed to span it across from side to side.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
5  His rooms were brilliantly lit, and, even as I looked up, I saw his tall, spare figure pass twice in a dark silhouette against the blind.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
6  Sherlock Holmes was pacing up and down the platform, his tall, gaunt figure made even gaunter and taller by his long grey travelling-cloak and close-fitting cloth cap.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
7  As I approached the house I saw a tall man in a Scotch bonnet with a coat which was buttoned up to his chin waiting outside in the bright semicircle which was thrown from the fanlight.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
8  At the farther end was a small brazier of burning charcoal, beside which on a three-legged wooden stool there sat a tall, thin old man, with his jaw resting upon his two fists, and his elbows upon his knees, staring into the fire.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP