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1  To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
2  The door of Briony Lodge was open, and an elderly woman stood upon the steps.
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3  A married woman grabs at her baby; an unmarried one reaches for her jewel-box.
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4  I was wondering what I should say to this dear little woman to-night when she meets me at the door.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5  As you observe, this woman had plush upon her sleeves, which is a most useful material for showing traces.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
6  But then, as I used to say to mother, a woman wants her own circle to begin with, and I had not got mine yet.
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7  I only caught a glimpse of her at the moment, but she was a lovely woman, with a face that a man might die for.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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8  When a woman thinks that her house is on fire, her instinct is at once to rush to the thing which she values most.
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9  And yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory.
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10  There is, of course, the other woman, the drink, the push, the blow, the bruise, the sympathetic sister or landlady.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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11  When a woman has been seriously wronged by a man she no longer oscillates, and the usual symptom is a broken bell wire.
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12  And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honourable title of the woman.
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13  One was an old woman, whose name is not mentioned, and the other was William Crowder, a game-keeper in the employ of Mr. Turner.
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Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
14  He laughed, I remember, and shrugged his shoulders, and said there was no use denying anything to a woman, for she would have her way.
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15  As we approached, the door flew open, and a little blonde woman stood in the opening, clad in some sort of light mousseline de soie, with a touch of fluffy pink chiffon at her neck and wrists.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
16  Looking over his shoulder, I saw that on the pavement opposite there stood a large woman with a heavy fur boa round her neck, and a large curling red feather in a broad-brimmed hat which was tilted in a coquettish Duchess of Devonshire fashion over her ear.
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17  The husband was a teetotaler, there was no other woman, and the conduct complained of was that he had drifted into the habit of winding up every meal by taking out his false teeth and hurling them at his wife, which, you will allow, is not an action likely to occur to the imagination of the average story-teller.
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Get Context   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
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