Sherlock Holmes


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Noun1.Sherlock Holmes - a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan DoyleSherlock Holmes - a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
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Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
he cried, grasping Sherlock Holmes by either shoulder and looking eagerly into his face.
Sherlock Holmes staggered back, white with chagrin and surprise.
You don't know Sherlock Holmes yet," he said; "perhaps you would not care for him as a constant companion.
Very interesting reading it might be made, too," remarked Sherlock Holmes, sticking a small piece of plaster over the prick on his finger.
I should do so," Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently.
It can be imagined that my close intimacy with Sherlock Holmes had interested me deeply in crime, and that after his disappearance I never failed to read with care the various problems which came before the public.
When I turned again, Sherlock Holmes was standing smiling at me across my study table.
And so it happened that an hour or so later I found myself in the corner of a first-class carriage flying along en route for Exeter, while Sherlock Holmes, with his sharp, eager face framed in his ear-flapped travelling-cap, dipped rapidly into the bundle of fresh papers which he had procured at Paddington.
Oh, he rates my assistance too highly," said Sherlock Holmes, lightly.
It would not require a Sherlock Holmes to deduce that you have been cooking over a camp-fire, to say nothing of trying out seal-blubber.