1 They all preserve, however, the common characteristics of barrenness, inhospitality, and misery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2 Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health.
3 I have heard from Miss Louisa that you still preserve that bottle.
4 But I touch him up with you when he comes it too strong, and so we preserve an understanding.
5 And yet he was powerless to preserve his privacy; he was a hired man, and these people were his masters.
6 Wrapped up carefully to preserve it from damage and dry-rot was the old family cradle, of rosewood.
7 Here it is; I would not burn it, because being even then very little satisfied with Mr Elliot, I was determined to preserve every document of former intimacy.
8 His fervid nature could not afford to relinquish one of these, though two of the three were as many as he could hope to preserve.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
9 Moreover, it had become a religion with him to preserve in good condition all that had lapsed from his mother's hands to his own.
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10 I keep it only to safeguard myself, and to preserve a weapon which will always secure me from any steps which he might take in the future.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
11 It was worth an effort to preserve it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
12 I was determined to preserve my disguise as long as possible, and hence my preference for a dirty face.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
13 I knew that none had fallen since the evening before, and also that there had been a strong frost to preserve impressions.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
14 No, no, we will preserve them upon our list of suspects.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
15 You are at liberty to preserve your secret, but you must promise me that there shall be no more nightly visits, no more doings which are kept from my knowledge.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face