1 No man lives or has ever lived who has brought the same amount of study and of natural talent to the detection of crime which I have done.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2 It was over, and she had escaped without reproaches and without detection.
3 In his fear of being seen the boy rendered detection certain by nervous motion.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
4 Yet detection, after all, would be no such dreadful thing.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
5 I tell you, my friend, that if a detailed account of that silent contest could be written, it would take its place as the most brilliant bit of thrust-and-parry work in the history of detection.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
6 At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
7 All the blame of this should have fallen upon Jo, for her naughty imitation had been too lifelike to escape detection, and the frolicsome Lambs had permitted the joke to escape.
8 She looked up, while I still gazed at her: no start, no increase or failure of colour betrayed emotion, consciousness of guilt, or fear of detection.
9 Ignorant as you previously were of everything concerning either, detection could not be in your power, and suspicion certainly not in your inclination.
10 He dared not come to Bartlett's Buildings for fear of detection, and though their mutual impatience to meet, was not to be told, they could do nothing at present but write.
11 Letters may, of course, be a partial confirmation; but detection in the fact there must be of the most direct kind, that is, by eyewitnesses.
12 He was conscious of failure and of detection, of the squalor of his own mind and home, and felt against his neck the raw edge of his turned and jagged collar.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 2
13 In a trice the tchinovniks concerned appraised his spirit and character; with the result that the entire sphere over which he ruled became an agency for the detection of irregularities.
14 I should not have been averse to do so, but that I imagined I detected trouble, and calculation relative to the extent of the cold meat, in Mrs. Micawber's eye.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 27. TOMMY TRADDLES
15 "No, my dear, for me there are no balls now where one enjoys oneself," said Anna, and Kitty detected in her eyes that mysterious world which was not open to her.