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- One day my editor wished to have a series of articles upon begging in the metropolis, and I volunteered to supply them.Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (89% in)
- A few country carts were stirring, bearing in vegetables to the metropolis, but the lines of villas on either side were as silent and lifeless as some city in a dream.Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (75% in)
- Now, when young ladies wander about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I presume that it is something very pressing which they have to communicate.Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (4% in)
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