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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • An accident, I presume?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He is still with you, I presume?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • “An elderly man, I presume?” said Holmes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This case, I presume, contains the coronet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You saw her return by the kitchen door, I presume?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Rucastle then, I presume, took to this system of imprisonment?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These, we presume, indicated the nature of the papers which had been destroyed by Colonel Openshaw.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I presume that I may take it as correct—this article, for example, as to the disappearance of the bride.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is at least a presumption that the vessel in which the man or men are is a sailing-ship.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I presume that this other goose upon the sideboard, which is about the same weight and perfectly fresh, will answer your purpose equally well?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I understand that you have already managed several delicate cases of this sort, sir, though I presume that they were hardly from the same class of society.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now, when young ladies wander about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I presume that it is something very pressing which they have to communicate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the first place, we may start with a strong presumption that Colonel Openshaw had some very strong reason for leaving America.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There is a strong presumption that the person whom McCarthy expected to meet him at Boscombe Pool was someone who had been in Australia.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now from this double point our research must commence, and we will begin it by presuming that what the lad says is absolutely true.  (not reviewed by editor)

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