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- Holmes was silent and buried in thought with a pained expression upon his face, as one who finds himself in a perplexing position.Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (75% in)
- Here we may take it that there is a love matter, but that the maiden is not so much angry as perplexed, or grieved.Adventure III — A Case of Identity (14% in)
- "Hum!" said he, scratching his chin in some perplexity, "my theory certainly presents some difficulties.Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (60% in)
- I took the precious case into my hands and looked in some perplexity from it to my illustrious client.Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (15% in)
- "I confess that I still share my uncle's perplexity."Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (63% in)
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