1 Rance sat down on the horsehair sofa, and knitted his brows as though determined not to omit anything in his narrative.
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2 So thrilling had the man's narrative been, and his manner was so impressive that we had sat silent and absorbed.
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3 Go then, and first read the narrative which Lanyon warned me he was to place in your hands; and if you care to hear more, turn to the confession of.
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4 Nor must I delay too long to bring my writing to an end; for if my narrative has hitherto escaped destruction, it has been by a combination of great prudence and great good luck.
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5 For, although an ingenious Allegory relating to a butcher, a three-legged stool, a dog, and a leg of mutton, this narrative consumed time; and they were in great suspense.
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6 Our history must needs retrograde for the space of a few pages, to inform the reader of certain passages material to his understanding the rest of this important narrative.
7 Thus the dangers which Bois-Guilbert surmounted, in themselves sufficiently great, became portentous in their narrative.
8 She carried this point, and Sir Thomas's narrative proceeded.
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9 At this point of the narrative the cook turned pale, and asked the housemaid to shut the door: who asked Brittles, who asked the tinker, who pretended not to hear.
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10 There was a short silence here, until Mr. Brownlow took up the thread of the narrative.
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11 Perhaps, Mr. Wilson, you would have the great kindness to recommence your narrative.
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12 I had expected to see Sherlock Holmes impatient under this rambling and inconsequential narrative, but, on the contrary, he had listened with the greatest concentration of attention.
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13 We both sat in silence for some little time after listening to this extraordinary narrative.
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14 Lord St. Simon had by no means relaxed his rigid attitude, but had listened with a frowning brow and a compressed lip to this long narrative.
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15 When Dr. Mortimer had finished reading this singular narrative he pushed his spectacles up on his forehead and stared across at Mr. Sherlock Holmes.
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