- The most serious point in the case is the disposition of the child.Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (83% in)
- The daughter was of a good, amiable disposition, but affectionate and warm-hearted in her ways, so that it was evident that with her fair personal advantages, and her little income, she would not be allowed to remain single long.Adventure III — A Case of Identity (84% in)
- He was a singular man, fierce and quick-tempered, very foul-mouthed when he was angry, and of a most retiring disposition.Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (18% in)
- In the last century, however, four successive heirs were of a dissolute and wasteful disposition, and the family ruin was eventually completed by a gambler in the days of the Regency.Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (14% in)
- I have thought sometimes that it was the disposition of her child which weighed upon her mind, for I have never met so utterly spoiled and so ill-natured a little creature.Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (48% in)
- This child's disposition is abnormally cruel, merely for cruelty's sake, and whether he derives this from his smiling father, as I should suspect, or from his mother, it bodes evil for the poor girl who is in their power."Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (84% in)
There are no more uses of "disposition" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
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