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1  My time is from ten at night to six in the morning.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  He was quite dead, and had been for some time, for his limbs were rigid and cold.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
3  If you can come round to the house any time before twelve, you will find me there.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  I have no time for trifles," he answered, brusquely; then with a smile, "Excuse my rudeness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
5  I've seen many a drunk chap in my time," he said, "but never anyone so cryin drunk as that cove.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
6  There was no sign or trace of his passenger, and I fear it will be some time before he gets his fare.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
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7  According to my notion he dropped it while stooping over Drebber's body, and did not miss it at the time.
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8  Every time that I closed my eyes I saw before me the distorted baboon-like countenance of the murdered man.
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9  Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
10  The regiment was stationed in India at the time, and before I could join it, the second Afghan war had broken out.
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11  I gave him a short sketch of my adventures, and had hardly concluded it by the time that we reached our destination.
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12  Then I picked up a magazine from the table and attempted to while away the time with it, while my companion munched silently at his toast.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
13  Under these circumstances, I eagerly hailed the little mystery which hung around my companion, and spent much of my time in endeavouring to unravel it.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
14  I imagined at the time that he had some strong reason for not alluding to it, but he soon dispelled the idea by coming round to the subject of his own accord.
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15  There was a violent peal at the bell, and in a few seconds the fair-haired detective came up the stairs, three steps at a time, and burst into our sitting-room.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
16  The young man volunteered a statement, in which he said that after following Drebber some time, the latter perceived him, and took a cab in order to get away from him.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
17  There I stayed for some time at a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
18  There are, of course, details to be filled in, but I am as certain of all the main facts, from the time that Drebber parted from Stangerson at the station, up to the discovery of the body of the latter, as if I had seen them with my own eyes.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
19  So engrossed was he with his occupation that he appeared to have forgotten our presence, for he chattered away to himself under his breath the whole time, keeping up a running fire of exclamations, groans, whistles, and little cries suggestive of encouragement and of hope.
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Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
20  It belongs to my girl Sally, as was married only this time twelvemonth, which her husband is steward aboard a Union boat, and what he'd say if he come 'ome and found her without her ring is more than I can think, he being short enough at the best o' times, but more especially when he has the drink.
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