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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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pretext
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • But when I came to think the matter over my conscience reproached me bitterly for having on any pretext allowed him to go out of my sight.

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  • They used the incident as a pretext to invade the country.
  • She thinks the need for international pollution control is being used as a pretext to create a world government that supersedes national sovereignty with extensive rule making and taxing authority.

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