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premise
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

6 uses
  • He slept on the premises.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (33% in)
  • He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (45% in)
  • It was difficult to realise as we looked at the line of fine shops and stately business premises that they really abutted on the other side upon the faded and stagnant square which we had just quitted.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (59% in)
  • I walked round the corner, saw the City and Suburban Bank abutted on our friend's premises, and felt that I had solved my problem.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (97% in)
  • Inspector Barton, who had charge of the case, made a very careful examination of the premises, but without finding anything which threw any light upon the matter.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (44% in)
  • He was removed, loudly protesting, to the police-station, while the inspector remained upon the premises in the hope that the ebbing tide might afford some fresh clue.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (47% in)

There are no more uses of "premise" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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