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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • But ’Cooee’ is a distinctly Australian cry, and one which is used between Australians.
  • The impression of his right foot was always less distinct than his left.
  • That clay and chalk mixture which I see upon your toe caps is quite distinctive.
  • The words fell quite distinctly upon my ear.
  • The window was open, and she distinctly saw his face, which she describes as being terribly agitated.
  • I distinctly saw his bare throat.
  • They all appear to be adhesive, and there is a distinct odour of lime-cream.
  • There is a distinct element of danger.
  • But since we see that he has broken the elastic and has not troubled to replace it, it is obvious that he has less foresight now than formerly, which is a distinct proof of a weakening nature.
  • No, distinctly professional.
  • There is something distinctly novel about some of the features.
  • Suddenly, to my horror, there was a distinct sound of footsteps moving softly in the next room.
  • "It is perhaps less suggestive than it might have been," he remarked, "and yet there are a few inferences which are very distinct, and a few others which represent at least a strong balance of probability.

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  • Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.
  • Two distinct brain networks guide our judgments.

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