1 So great was his emotion, that I felt sincerely sorry for him, while the two detectives smiled derisively, by no means displeased at this check which he had met.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2 A fat red-faced man in check breeches and gaiters, who looked like a publican, was stroking her nose and feeding her with sugar.
3 I gave in the check myself, and said I had every reason to believe it was a forgery.
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4 She walked out directly, as her uncle recommended, and followed his advice throughout, as far as she could; did check her tears; did earnestly try to compose her spirits and strengthen her mind.
5 'Master of the workhouse,' rejoined Mr. Bumble, slowly and impressively, to check any undue familiarity the stranger might otherwise assume.
6 'Young Bates,' said Kags, looking angrily round, to check the fear he felt himself.
7 Clym ran to her side, and found he could only check the rope by twisting the loose part round the upright post, when it stopped with a jerk.
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8 Do not dream of going, Watson, for I very much prefer having a witness, if only as a check to my own memory.
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9 With a dazed face the banker made out the required check.
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10 I could only check it by finding if she had, indeed, instituted divorce proceedings against her husband at or about the time of the tragedy.
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11 The recital of these events must be very painful to you, and perhaps it will make it easier if I tell you what occurred, and you can check me if I make any material mistake.
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12 I gave her a check, and I never thought any more of the matter.
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13 He wore an open jacket, with a splotch of tar on the sleeve, a red-and-black check shirt, dungaree trousers, and heavy boots badly worn.
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14 But, fortunately, Musgrave, who had begun to appreciate the meaning of my proceedings, and who was now as excited as myself, took out his manuscript to check my calculation.
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15 Your check book is locked in my drawer, and you have not asked for the key.
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