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James McCarthy was acquitted at the Assizes on the strength of a number of objections which had been drawn out by Holmes and submitted to the defending counsel.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If Holmes knew more, he kept his own counsel, but, as he told me that Inspector Lestrade had taken him into his confidence in the case, I knew that he was in close touch with every development.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A feeling such as his was profaned by talk of the rivalry of some Petersburg officer, of the suppositions and the counsels of Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His face showed irresolution, and a seeking for counsel, support, and guidance in a matter he did not understand.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He entered, and saw the whipped Candide, sword in hand, a dead man upon the floor, Cunegonde aghast, and the old woman giving counsel.
As her figure disappeared into the gloom of the entry, this counsel certainly presented itself to my mind in the light of a slight liberty on Mrs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And I might have gone, my dear Herbert, but for the prospect of taking counsel with your friendship and affection.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Tom waited until the crowd had dispersed, and the bustle was over; and then referred to a posted list of trains, and took counsel with porters.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The board, in imitation of so wise and salutary an example, took counsel together on the expediency of shipping off Oliver Twist, in some small trading vessel bound to a good unhealthy port.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
I wondered to myself what this could mean, and concluded that the recluse had been unwilling to accord me his counsel.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
For some who survived him, disregarding his counsels, combined against Cosimo and banished him from Florence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context