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1  He had also played there in the afternoon.
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2  So much for his recent history as it came out at the inquest.
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3  His mother and sister were out spending the evening with a relation.
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4  On the evening of the crime, he returned from the club exactly at ten.
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5  He was a member of the Baldwin, the Cavendish, and the Bagatelle card clubs.
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6  It was shown that, after dinner on the day of his death, he had played a rubber of whist at the latter club.
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7  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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8  The Honourable Ronald Adair was the second son of the Earl of Maynooth, at that time governor of one of the Australian colonies.
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9  All day, as I drove upon my round, I turned over the case in my mind and found no explanation which appeared to me to be adequate.
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10  Only now, at the end of nearly ten years, am I allowed to supply those missing links which make up the whole of that remarkable chain.
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11  At the risk of telling a twice-told tale, I will recapitulate the facts as they were known to the public at the conclusion of the inquest.
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12  The crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to me compared to the inconceivable sequel, which afforded me the greatest shock and surprise of any event in my adventurous life.
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13  He had been engaged to Miss Edith Woodley, of Carstairs, but the engagement had been broken off by mutual consent some months before, and there was no sign that it had left any very profound feeling behind it.
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14  It can be imagined that my close intimacy with Sherlock Holmes had interested me deeply in crime, and that after his disappearance I never failed to read with care the various problems which came before the public.
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15  As I read the evidence at the inquest, which led up to a verdict of willful murder against some person or persons unknown, I realized more clearly than I had ever done the loss which the community had sustained by the death of Sherlock Holmes.
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16  There were points about this strange business which would, I was sure, have specially appealed to him, and the efforts of the police would have been supplemented, or more probably anticipated, by the trained observation and the alert mind of the first criminal agent in Europe.
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17  The public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out in the police investigation, but a good deal was suppressed upon that occasion, since the case for the prosecution was so overwhelmingly strong that it was not necessary to bring forward all the facts.
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