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1  I am a quiet woman and live a retired life.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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2  A man can tell easily enough when a woman loves him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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3  I could not tell if the face were that of a man or a woman.
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4  The old one was just a good woman, the second was a devil, and the third was an angel.
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5  We know that this woman has led a most quiet and respectable life at Penge and here for the last twenty years.
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6  I have no doubt that this woman had plunged him over head and ears in debt, and so led him into this miserable plot.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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7  She was a placid-faced woman, with large, gentle eyes, and grizzled hair curving down over her temples on each side.
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8  I approached and knocked at the door, which was instantly opened by a tall, gaunt woman with a harsh, forbidding face.
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9  But she would have forgiven me; she would have stuck as close to me as a rope to a block if that woman had never darkened our door.
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10  We were just as happy as the day was long when we set up house together, and in all Liverpool there was no better woman than my Mary.
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11  All evening, though I tried to think of other things, my mind would still turn to the apparition at the window and the rudeness of the woman.
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12  She was a fine tall woman, black and quick and fierce, with a proud way of carrying her head, and a glint from her eye like a spark from a flint.
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13  In the kitchen a kettle was singing on the fire, and a large black cat lay coiled up in the basket; but there was no sign of the woman whom I had seen before.
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14  My wife had always been a woman of a frank, open nature, and it gave me a chill to see her slinking into her own room, and crying out and wincing when her own husband spoke to her.
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15  I determined to say nothing about the former to my wife, for she is a nervous, highly strung woman, and I had no wish that she would share the unpleasant impression which had been produced upon myself.
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16  And now, since last Monday, there has suddenly sprung up a barrier between us, and I find that there is something in her life and in her thought of which I know as little as if she were the woman who brushes by me in the street.
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17  She has been married three years, and believes that her position is quite secure, having shown her husband the death certificate of some man whose name she has assumed, when suddenly her whereabouts is discovered by her first husband; or, we may suppose, by some unscrupulous woman who has attached herself to the invalid.
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