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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • But it was essential that they should use it soon, as it might be discovered, or the bullion might be removed.
  • Pray give us the essential facts from the commencement, and I can afterwards question you as to those details which seem to me to be most important.
  • "It is very essential, Miss Stoner," said he, "that you should absolutely follow my advice in every respect."
  • But it is very essential to me that the money should be paid at once.
  • I have a professional commission for you, but absolute secrecy is quite essential—absolute secrecy, you understand, and of course we may expect that more from a man who is alone than from one who lives in the bosom of his family.
  • " ’It is absolutely essential to me,’ said he, ’that I should have 50,000 at once.
  • " ’I am afraid that it is quite essential,’ said he.

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  • The essential feature of the pen is that it writes so consistently.
  • I carry all the essential tools and materials I need in this toolbox.

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