Holmes


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Holmes

1. Oliver Wendell. 1809--94, US author, esp of humorous essays, such as The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858) and its sequels
2. his son, Oliver Wendell. 1841--1935, US jurist, noted for his liberal judgments
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Your last remark," said Holmes, presently, "as to the possibility of there being an understanding between the burglar and the servant, and this being a note of appointment from one to the other, is an ingenious and not entirely impossible supposition.
Holmes is walking up and down in the field outside," said he.
We found Holmes pacing up and down in the field, his chin sunk upon his breast, and his hands thrust into his trousers pockets.
Holmes, because I recognized that I am myself an unpractical man and because I am suddenly confronted with a most serious and extraordinary problem.
Oh, yes, no doubt that is what I must have meant," said Holmes, with his enigmatical smile.
It strikes me, my good Lestrade, as being just a trifle too obvious," said Holmes.
I will now cut one of these pills in two," said Holmes, and drawing his penknife he suited the action to the word.
Sherlock Holmes drew a long breath, and wiped the perspiration from his forehead.
On the contrary, he has done quite remarkably well," said Holmes.
Twice already in his career had Holmes helped him to attain success, his own sole reward being the intellectual joy of the problem.
Holmes, for I thought that I was not to have the vacancy after all; but after thinking it over for a few minutes he said that it would be all right.
Holmes, especially Thursday and Friday evening, which is just before pay-day; so it would suit me very well to earn a little in the mornings.