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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • I rely upon you not only to be discreet and to refrain from all gossip upon the matter but, above all, to preserve this coronet with every possible precaution because I need not say that a great public scandal would be caused if any harm were to befall it.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a repeated refrain
as in: refrain from laughing
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