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contrary
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • On the contrary, Watson, you can see everything.
  • On the contrary, for a small street in a quiet neighbourhood, it was remarkably animated.
  • That McCarthy senior met his death from McCarthy junior and that all theories to the contrary are the merest moonshine.
  • "On the contrary," said Holmes quietly; "I have every reason to believe that I will succeed in discovering Mr. Hosmer Angel."
  • I had expected to see Sherlock Holmes impatient under this rambling and inconsequential narrative, but, on the contrary, he had listened with the greatest concentration of attention.
  • On the contrary, you are, as I understand, richer by some 30, to say nothing of the minute knowledge which you have gained on every subject which comes under the letter A. You have lost nothing by them.
  • On the contrary, this is the right side.
  • On the contrary, your statement is singularly lucid.
  • "On the contrary, my dear sir," cried the King; "nothing could be more successful.
  • "On the contrary," said Holmes, "it is the brightest rift which I can at present see in the clouds.
  • " ’On the contrary,’ said I, ’I opened the door myself because I felt the room to be a little close.’

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  • We will not allow members to act contrary to our code of ethics.
  • What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

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