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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • Of course, if Dr. Mortimer’s surmise should be correct, and we are dealing with forces outside the ordinary laws of Nature, there is an end of our investigation.
  • Not a shadow of one—only surmise and conjecture.
  • But more than that we were never destined to know, though there was much which we might surmise.
  • The great ordeal was in front of us; at last we were about to make our final effort, and yet Holmes had said nothing, and I could only surmise what his course of action would be.
  • And now I come rapidly to the conclusion of this singular narrative, in which I have tried to make the reader share those dark fears and vague surmises which clouded our lives so long and ended in so tragic a manner.

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  • He has surmised that this is not a friendly visit.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • After texting his mom, he started the truck and peeled out of the parking lot, making it back to the ranch a little after four a.m. Seeing the lights on in the main house, he surmised that his mom had either risen early or. more likely, hadn’t gone to bed.
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