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solemn
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Slowly and solemnly he was borne into Briony Lodge and laid out in the principal room, while I still observed the proceedings from my post by the window.
  • "Farewell, then," said the old man solemnly.
  • The solemn Mr. Merryweather perched himself upon a crate, with a very injured expression upon his face, while Holmes fell upon his knees upon the floor and, with the lantern and a magnifying lens, began to examine minutely the cracks between the stones.
  • I have sworn it by the most solemn oaths which a man can take.
  • With a comical pomposity of manner he bowed solemnly to both of us and strode off upon his way.
  • Then he turned to me, tapped his forehead three times, shook his head solemnly, and hurried away.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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