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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Chapter 1 Mr. Sherlock Holmes Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
  • The peasants say it is the Hound of the Baskervilles calling for its prey.
  • They say it is the cry of the Hound of the Baskervilles.
  • That is the cause of all the mischief, the wicked Hugo, who started the Hound of the Baskervilles.
  • Chapter 14 The Hound of the Baskervilles One of Sherlock Holmes’s defects—if, indeed, one may call it a defect—was that he was exceedingly loath to communicate his full plans to any other person until the instant of their fulfilment.
  • Dr. Mortimer turned the manuscript to the light and read in a high, cracking voice the following curious, old-world narrative:— "Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles there have been many statements, yet as I come in a direct line from Hugo Baskerville, and as I had the story from my father, who also had it from his, I have set it down with all belief that it occurred even as is here set forth.

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  • I was sorry to see him go, for the knowledge that I was now entirely alone with the local wolves, while satisfying from a scientific point of view, seemed to intensify the Hound of the Baskervilles atmosphere of the desolate and stormswept lands around me.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • What had seemed a large pack was only four dogs: a small brownish rat-terrier, two ruffed and spotted shepherds, and a huge black and tan monster that could have stood in for the Hound of the Baskervilles with no questions asked.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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