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ruse
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • It seemed hopeless to pursue the inquiry any farther, but it was clear that in spite of Holmes’s ruse we had no proof that Barrymore had not been in London all the time.

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  • She pretended to need help with her homework as a ruse to see him again.
  • She knew her opponent too well to fall for that ruse.

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