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abstract
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4 uses
  • John Horner, a plumber, was accused of having abstracted it from the lady's jewel-case.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (30% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes welcomed her with the easy courtesy for which he was remarkable, and, having closed the door and bowed her into an armchair, he looked her over in the minute and yet abstracted fashion which was peculiar to him.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (16% in)
  • John Horner, 26, plumber, was brought up upon the charge of having upon the 22nd inst., abstracted from the jewel-case of the Countess of Morcar the valuable gem known as the blue carbuncle.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (31% in)
  • As to Holmes, I observed that he sat frequently for half an hour on end, with knitted brows and an abstracted air, but he swept the matter away with a wave of his hand when I mentioned it.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (34% in)

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