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premises
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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premises
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • He slept on the premises.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I walked round the corner, saw the City and Suburban Bank abutted on our friendís premises, and felt that I had solved my problem.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Inspector Barton, who had charge of the case, made a very careful examination of the premises, but without finding anything which threw any light upon the matter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was removed, loudly protesting, to the police-station, while the inspector remained upon the premises in the hope that the ebbing tide might afford some fresh clue.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was difficult to realise as we looked at the line of fine shops and stately business premises that they really abutted on the other side upon the faded and stagnant square which we had just quitted.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • She was injured on the premises of the defendant.

  • "Then," I said, "you have been making a miscalculation, and the letter is not upon the premises, as you suppose."
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter

  • He refuses to do any copying; he refuses to do any thing; he says he prefers not to; and he refuses to quit the premises.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street

  • They would like permission to search the premises, which means we have to vote.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
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