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paternal
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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paternal
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • His letters were to be forwarded to 226 Gordon Square; so thither I travelled, and being fortunate enough to find the loving couple at home, I ventured to give them some paternal advice and to point out to them that it would be better in every way that they should make their position a little clearer both to the general public and to Lord St. Simon in particular.  (not reviewed by editor)

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