Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and found that I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daring criminals in London.
It was a delicate point, and it widened the field of my inquiry.
It will very much depend upon the results of my first inquiries.
Because there are many inquiries which must be made out here.
He was brought up and remanded for further inquiries.
Briefly, Watson, I am in the midst of a very remarkable inquiry, and I have hoped to find a clue in the incoherent ramblings of these sots, as I have done before now.
"Well, I have no connection with any other people who have been making inquiries," said Holmes carelessly.
That was what the county coroner asked me at the inquiry.
It could only be a small one, or it would have been remarked upon at the coroner’s inquiry.
I was already deeply interested in his inquiry, for, though it was surrounded by none of the grim and strange features which were associated with the two crimes which I have already recorded, still, the nature of the case and the exalted station of his client gave it a character of its own.
It is possible that our inquiry may but confirm his guilt; but, in any case, we have a line of investigation which has been missed by the police, and which a singular chance has placed in our hands.
I really have made no inquiries on the subject.
I feared to refer them to you, however, as I knew that you had an inquiry on hand and that you disliked the intrusion of other matters.
I thought at the time that this might be the maid and her sweetheart, of whom you had already spoken to me, and inquiry showed it was so.
We have certainly been favoured with extraordinary luck during this inquiry, and it will be entirely our own fault if we do not succeed in clearing the matter up.
We guard our secret very jealously, however, and if it once became known that we had hydraulic engineers coming to our little house, it would soon rouse inquiry, and then, if the facts came out, it would be good-bye to any chance of getting these fields and carrying out our plans.
It is not necessary that I should prolong a narrative which has already run to too great a length by telling how we broke the sad news to the terrified girl, how we conveyed her by the morning train to the care of her good aunt at Harrow, of how the slow process of official inquiry came to the conclusion that the doctor met his fate while indiscreetly playing with a dangerous pet.
On ascertaining that his daughter had disappeared, Mr. Aloysius Doran, in conjunction with the bridegroom, instantly put themselves in communication with the police, and very energetic inquiries are being made, which will probably result in a speedy clearing up of this very singular business.
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They created a commission of inquiry to look into the matter.
The official inquiry has ended, but the press continues to ask questions.