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Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • You must assert that in such words as will carry conviction with them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As to Mrs. St. Clair’s assertion that she had actually seen her husband at the window, he declared that she must have been either mad or dreaming.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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