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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Our gas was lit and shone on the white cloth and glimmer of china and metal, for the table had not been cleared yet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This barricaded door corresponded clearly with the shuttered window outside, and yet I could see by the glimmer from beneath it that the room was not in darkness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Just as he finished, however, we drove through two scattered villages, where a few lights still glimmered in the windows.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Out of the black shadows there glimmered little red circles of light, now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned in the bowls of the metal pipes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They each led into an empty room, dusty and cheerless, with two windows in the one and one in the other, so thick with dirt that the evening light glimmered dimly through them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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