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circumstantial evidence
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • If ever circumstantial evidence pointed to a criminal it does so here.
  • "Circumstantial evidence is a very tricky thing," answered Holmes thoughtfully.
  • Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau’s example."

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  • The appeals court ruled that there was only circumstantial evidence of discrimination, so his case could not continue.
  • Pete Earley’s book Circumstantial Evidence was published a few months after Walter was freed, and it provided a detailed account of the case.
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