1 Then they adopted the precaution of never going out alone or after nightfall, and of having their houses guarded.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2 This was a necessary precaution, in order to secure equality betwixt the two bodies who should be opposed to each other.
3 These were calculated in some degree to abate the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
4 And letting fly his arrow with a little more precaution than before, it lighted right upon that of his competitor, which it split to shivers.
5 He was deposited in the horse-litter which had brought him from the lists, and every precaution taken for his travelling with ease.
6 Albert Malvoisin was overwhelmed with confusion; for the unfortunate Rebecca had been confined in a remote and secret part of the building, and every precaution used to prevent her residence there from being known.
7 Sikes shrugged his shoulders impatiently, as if he thought the precaution unnecessary; but complied, nevertheless, by requesting Miss Nancy to fetch him a jug of beer.
8 This precaution in attracting her attention was to avoid arousing the suspicions of her grandfather.
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9 A night or two later he again went along the vale to Alderworth, taking the precaution of keeping out of any path.
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10 It was a brace of pistols, hanging near the head of her grandfather's bed, which he always kept there loaded, as a precaution against possible burglars, the house being very lonely.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 4 The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One
11 If this man ordered one, it is a sign of a certain amount of foresight, since he went out of his way to take this precaution against the wind.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
12 We had taken the precaution of leaving our boots behind us, but, even so, the old boards snapped and creaked beneath our tread.
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13 Every precaution was taken to guard the favourite.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
14 Yet, safe as it was, we determined to neglect no precaution, and to make our attack suddenly by night.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
15 They have evidently taken the precaution of watching you, however, and that is what has brought Moriarty to Victoria.
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