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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • No, sir; I have made inquiry all over the hotel, but I can hear no word of it.
  • The young man when last heard of was in America, and inquiries are being instituted with a view to informing him of his good fortune.
  • I have made some inquiries myself in the last few days, but the results have, I fear, been negative.
  • The German was sent for but professed to know nothing of the matter, nor could any inquiry clear it up.
  • My motive for withholding it from the coroner’s inquiry is that a man of science shrinks from placing himself in the public position of seeming to indorse a popular superstition.
  • When I reached Coombe Tracey I told Perkins to put up the horses, and I made inquiries for the lady whom I had come to interrogate.
  • 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.
  • He wanted to know the object of my inquiries, but I managed to satisfy his curiosity without telling him too much, for there is no reason why we should take anyone into our confidence.
  • My inquiries show beyond all question that the family portrait did not lie, and that this fellow was indeed a Baskerville.
  • Luck had been against us again and again in this inquiry, but now at last it came to my aid.
  • The fellow had evidently made inquiry and found that only two lives intervened between him and a valuable estate.
  • How could he claim it without causing suspicion and inquiry?
  • The past and the present are within the field of my inquiry, but what a man may do in the future is a hard question to answer.

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  • They created a commission of inquiry to look into the matter.
  • The official inquiry has ended, but the press continues to ask questions.

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